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US Supreme Court Affirms Crow Tribe Treaty Rights

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US Supreme Court Affirms Crow Tribe Treaty Rights

By Native American Rights Fynd
Censored News
May 20, 2019
Categories: Hunting and Fishing Rights
Despite an 1868 Treaty providing that the Crow Tribe retained the right to hunt off-reservation on certain lands ceded by the Crow Tribe pursuant to that Treaty, the State of Wyoming cited Crow Tribal citizen Clayvin Herrera for hunting elk in

Trump UN human rights snub will buoy repressive regimes, top Democrat warns

  • Bob Menendez condemns administration in letter to Pompeo
  • State department has not responded to UN’s official complaints

The Trump administration’s refusal to engage with UN human rights monitors risks undermining standards around the world and will embolden repressive regimes such as China and Russia, the top Democrat on the Senate foreign relations committee has charged.

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Hungary denying food to asylum seekers, say human rights groups

Some adults whose claims were rejected went without food for up to five days, claim activists

Hungarian authorities are systematically denying food to failed asylum seekers detained in the country’s border transit zones, say rights activists.

The policy, whereby adults whose asylum claims have been rejected are denied food, was described as “an unprecedented human rights violation in 21st-century Europe” by the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, a human rights organisation working to offer legal support to those in the transit zones.

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If you believe in human rights, Madonna, don’t play Tel Aviv | Roger Waters

Until the Israeli government recognises the Palestinians’ right to self-determination, artists should stay away

Madonna’s acceptance of an invitation to perform in Tel Aviv at the Eurovision song contest finals in May raises, yet again, fundamentally important ethical and political questions for each and every one of us to contemplate.

In Paris in 1948 the then fledgling United Nations drafted and subsequently adopted a Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which enshrined in international law that all our brothers and sisters all over the world, irrespective of their ethnicity or nationality or religion, have certain basic human rights, including but not limited to the right to life, liberty and self-determination.

Related: Madonna to perform at Eurovision song contest in Israel

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How Home Office used terror law on highly skilled migrants

Tory government is terror government

Hundreds of people who worked and lived in UK for years were told they had 14 days to leave

They are teachers, doctors, scientists and engineers. Most have British-born children. Many have lived legally in the UK for a decade or more, but all are now on the verge of destitution, forbidden from working, using the NHS, renting property or receiving benefits.

Their offence? To have made legal amendments to their tax returns. For that, the Home Office has fought – often for years – to force them to leave the UK under a law designed, in part, to tackle terrorism and people judged to be a threat to national security.

Related: A life ‘completely destroyed’ by one paragraph of immigration law

Related: ‘I feel like I’m drowning’: healthcare inspector faces deportation by Home Office

Related: Engineer deemed security threat over tax error gets visa in Home Office U-turn

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