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Detained & Tortured: A Uighur Activist’s Story

Date: February 5, 2020 | Categories: Global Injustice, Video All,

Tahir Imin was detained and tortured in a Chinese prison for months due to his activism in the country and trying to raise awareness over the Chinese government’s attempts to erase Uighur culture. He joins us in this interview to tell us his story.

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School-to-Prison Pipeline

Date: February 4, 2020 | Categories: Structural Racism, Video All,

The school-to-prison pipeline is a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Many of these children have learning disabilities or histories of poverty, abuse, or neglect, and would benefit from additional educational and counseling services. Instead, they are isolated, punished, and pushed out. “Zero-tolerance” policies criminalize minor infractions …

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ICNA CSJ And Other Muslim Groups Call For Sanctions On Home Minister Of India

Date: January 6, 2020 | Categories: Global Injustice, Video All,

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/6/20) – A coalition of Indian-American and American civil society, civil and human rights organizations today held a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., calling for U.S. sanctions on Home Minister of India in response to that country adopting the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) – a law that discriminates against India’s religious minorities …