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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Jordan: Protect Syrian Refugees and Asylum Seekers (UA 280/15)
Since the Jordanian government sealed its border with Syria on 21 June, around 80,000 refugees have been stranded in a desert area known as the ‘berm’, subjected to sand storms and searing heat. They are still not receiving essential and life-saving assistance.
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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