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The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria issued its latest report Wednesday, finding that despite the military advances made by pro-government forces in 2018 that led to the demilitarized zone, violence continues with a high number of civilian casualties. The report uncovered many instances of arbitrary detention, disappearances and obstacles to access vital services. The […]

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The European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday heard complaints from Ukraine about Russian involvement in the military coup and subsequent Russian annexation of Crimea. From Feburary 27, 2014, Russia has exercised control over the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. Ukraine alleges that there was a practice of killing Ukrainian military and officers of law enforcement […]

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The California Legislature on Wednesday passed a bill known as the Tenant Protection Act of 2019. The bill includes several provisions aimed at protecting tenants. First, it provides that “after a tenant has continuously and lawfully occupied a residential real property for 12 months,” the owner of that property “shall not terminate the tenancy without […]

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145 CEO’s of major American corporations sent a letter to the Senate Thursday urging them to “[pass] a bill to require background checks on all gun sales and a strong Red Flag law that would allow courts to issue life-saving extreme risk protection orders.” “Red Flag” laws allow police or family members to petition for […]

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The US House Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a “Resolution for Investigative Procedures” into the potential impeachment of President Donald Trump. The investigation is looking into “alleged obstruction of justice, public corruption, and other abuses of power by President Trump, his associates, and members of his Administration.” Specifically, the resolution cites instances of Trump attempting […]

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