Civil And Political Rights

Prof. Backer: Nothing in NSS suggesting strategic objective to reject JCPOA

Following is the full text of the interview with him: New US security strategy announced by Trump is based on 4 principals: protecting the country, improving public wealth, displaying peace resorting to the US power and influence. To what extent in this new strategy the soft sec...

Prof. Backer: Nothing in NSS suggesting a strategic objective to reject JCPOA

TEHRAN _ Commenting on the U.S. new National Security Strategy, Larry Backer, Professor of Law and International Affairs in Penn State University says there is nothing in the NSS that suggests a strategic objective to reject the JCPOA.  Following is the full text of the intervi...

John Lewis Won't Attend Civil Rights Museum Opening Because Trump Is Going

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said Thursday that he will not attend the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum this weekend because President Donald Trump’s “attendance and hurtful policies are an insult to the people portrayed” in the museum. “After careful considerati...

John Lewis will not share stage with Trump in Mississippi

U.S. Rep John Lewis says he won't speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums, calling it intolerable that President Donald Trump will attend. Lewis made the announcement Thursday. The Georgia Democrat and civil rights icon helped organize the 1964 Freedo...

John Lewis Refuses to Attend Museum Opening Because of Trump

(JACKSON, Miss.) — U.S. Rep John Lewis says he won’t speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums, calling it intolerable that President Donald Trump will attend. Lew...

Libya: The Alarm Bell Is Ringing - Gambians and Other Migrants in Libya

The alarm bell has been ringing. Governments in Africa are told that crimes against humanity are being committed in Libya. Murder, rape, torture and slavery are being alleged. The AU has to take ...

Remember Clock Boy? Well, His Federal Lawsuit Just Got Tossed

Remember Ahmed Mohamed? He’s the high school student who made a crappy clock and then got arrested on the suspicion that it was a bomb. Political correctness debates started thereafter, with Pr...

Sessions: Consent decrees can 'reduce morale'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Jeff SessionsSessions: Consent decrees can 'reduce morale' Justice Department must act on Puerto Rico Why an independent counsel is necessary in election probe MORE...

Sessions criticizes police reform efforts for depleting resources: 'These decrees are not a silver bullet'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions criticized recent efforts to overhaul embattled police departments across the country on Tuesday, telling an audience of law enforcement officials that such consent...

Friends, foes spar in fight on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Friends and foes of Neil Gorsuch lobbied the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday both for and against confirmation of the Colorado-based judge to the Supreme Court. Gorsuch frustrated Democrat...

After stellar 50-year career, ex-LA County sheriff convicted

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal investigation that targeted violent Los Angeles jail guards took down the longtime former leader of the nation's largest sheriff's department.Lee Baca was convic...

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