On September 1, U.S. District Judge Raner Collins dismissed the case against humanitarian aid workers Shanti Sellz and Daniel Strauss. Sellz and Strauss had been charged with transporting undocumented migrants after providing assistance to three men found in apparently life-threatening condition in the Arizona desert last July. Thanks to all who took action on their behalf! Download the interview with Daniel and Shanti as featured on Law and Disorder radio. MP3 format 15MB.
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Urgent Action Update: Vulnerable Asylum Seeker Unfairly Detained (Papua New Guinea: UA 37.17)
Loghman Sawari, an Iranian refugee, is being detained at Waigani Police cells, Papua New Guinea, under new charges under the Migration Act. Currently on bail for similar charges under the Passport Act, the Court will determine a preliminary application to dismiss these charges on 18 April 2017.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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