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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Greece: Halt the Return of Asylum-Seekers and Refugees to Turkey (UA 135/16)
The first two known Syrian refugees that became at risk of being forcibly returned to Turkey under the illegal EU-Turkey deal are challenging the decision on their asylum application before the Greek courts. However, their deportations have not been stopped and they remain at imminent risk of being returned to Turkey, where their safety and protection is not guaranteed.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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