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Migrant caravan using women & children as human shields to break into Mexico – Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some choice words about the thousands-strong crowd of Central American migrants surging toward Mexico, urging the country to take any and all steps necessary to halt the human wave. “They are putting women and children in front of this caravan to use as shields as they make their way through. This is an ...

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WATCH cute robot dog shaking booty… while probably plotting destruction of human race (VIDEO)

Boston Dynamics has released a video of its robot dog Spot busting a move. A clip obviously meant to be cute, but do they need to rub it in that robots can’t just outrun, out-flip, and out-lift humans – they can out-dance us too? The robot moonwalks, twerks, and otherwise displays a solid command of human dance moves, which it ...

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Foreign critics of Philippines drug war will be ‘human live targets’ to military – Duterte

The controversial president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has told his military that his foreign critics will make great ‘live human targets’ for home troops, as only his countrymen have the right to question his policies. Duterte, who has two complaints filed against him at the International Criminal Court (ICC) over his brutal war on drugs, attacked his opponents abroad ...

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‘Immigration is not a human right’: Hungary slams ‘pro-migrant’ UN officials for ‘spreading lies’

Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has accused the UN human rights watchdog of “spreading lies” about his country, saying that immigration was not a “fundamental human right.” The official took aim at the “independent experts” with the UN Human Rights Council, stating they “should not be independent from the truth.” “Recently, unfortunately, some UN officials started to spread lies against ...

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Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work on “conflict prevention” and “peace-building”

Facebook is advertising for a human rights policy director to join its business, located either at its Menlo Park HQ or in Washington DC — with “conflict prevention” and “peace-building” among the listed responsibilities. In the job ad, Facebook writes that as the reach and impact of its various products continues to grow “so does the responsibility we have to ...

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Russian Human Rights ombudsman seeks Trump’s pardon for jailed pilot Yaroshenko

Russian ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova has addressed US President Donald Trump in a letter asking him to pardon Russian citizen Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is serving a 20-year sentence as a result of a DEA sting operation. Moskalkova personally announced the move at the Thursday meeting with students and professors of the Kaluga University. The ombudsman added that she had already received ...

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Washington’s ICC hypocrisy 'without limits,’ US doesn’t care about human rights – analysts to RT

Washington’s threats against the International Criminal Court (ICC) are evidence of American hypocrisy, as the US is “continually calling for the heads of others” and doesn’t actually care about human rights, analysts told RT. Read more As US National Security Advisor John Bolton said the ICC is “dead to us” in response to a probe into US war crimes in ...

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Fight to go braless: Fired golf club employee launches human rights case

A Canadian woman has filed a human rights complaint against her former employers who, she says, discriminated against her with their requirement that female staff wear a bra in the workplace. Christina Schell, 25, from British Columbia, filed the complaint against the Osoyoos Golf Club for enforcing what she says is a sexist requirement because it only applies to one ...

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US human rights allegations against China incite Muslim extremism – govt paper

The recent request by some US lawmakers to sanction Chinese officials over their alleged abuse of the Muslim minority in Xinjiang can be seen by extremists as a call to action, China’s state-run tabloid said. The Global Times, an influential Chinese tabloid, published by the Communist Party’s Peoples’ Daily newspaper, warned Washington against applying its “west-centered” value system to the ...

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WaPo column praises McCain as human rights champion with photo of him next to 'literal neo-Nazi'

Mainstream US media have been singing eulogies to the late Senator John McCain after he succumbed to brain cancer last weekend. Among them is a column in the Washington Post titled ‘The human rights community lost a champion.’ Author Jennifer Rubin describes how McCain “traveled the world to meet with dissidents, criticize dictators and support those struggling for freedom.” The ...

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