Human Rights / Civil Rights

Judge rejects Trump request for long-term detention of immigrant…

Judge rejects Trump request for long-term detention of immigrant…

Published 10/07/2018

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected the Trump administration’s request to allow long-term detention of illegal immigrant children, a legal setback for [more…]

Trump picks conservative Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee: NBC

Trump picks conservative Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee: NBC

Published 10/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has chosen conservative federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for U.S. Supreme Court Justice, NBC [more…]

U.S. to reunite only half of young migrant children by Tuesday…

U.S. to reunite only half of young migrant children by Tuesday…

Published 09/07/2018

SAN DIEGO/WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - The U.S. government is struggling to reunite immigrant families it separated at the border with Mexico and only about half [more…]

Mick Jagger quips about Polish courts overhaul at Warsaw concert

Mick Jagger quips about Polish courts overhaul at Warsaw concert

Published 09/07/2018

WARSAW (Reuters) - The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger took a swipe at the Polish government’s shake-up of the judiciary during a concert in Warsaw, adding [more…]

Banksy’s subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

Banksy’s subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

Published 09/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - British graffiti artist Banksy, known for his politically charged sketches on walls from London to New York to Gaza City, has descended [more…]

U.S. seeks court guidance on deadlines to reunite migrant families

U.S. seeks court guidance on deadlines to reunite migrant families

Published 06/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is seeking guidance from a federal court over its efforts to reunite migrant parents and their children before court-imposed [more…]

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

Published 06/07/2018

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - South Syrian rebels said on Friday they had agreed to cease fire and start handing over heavy weapons in a deal mediated [more…]

Seehofer hard line threatens Merkel’s fragile immigration truce

Seehofer hard line threatens Merkel’s fragile immigration truce

Published 06/07/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will have to go its own way on immigration if it cannot get other European Union states to sign up to [more…]

Some southern Syrian rebels to leave to north in Russian deal-rebel…

Some southern Syrian rebels to leave to north in Russian deal-rebel…

Published 06/07/2018

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels in Deraa province who are not willing to reconcile with the government will leave to insurgent-held areas of the north [more…]

Turkey orders 331 soldiers detained in Gulen probes: media, police say

Turkey orders 331 soldiers detained in Gulen probes: media, police say

Published 06/07/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey ordered the detention of 331 soldiers on Friday in two operations targeting alleged supporters of the U.S.-based Islamic cleric who Ankara [more…]