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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 2023/03/18: Protesters hold Woman Life Freedom placards in support of freedom in Iran during the demonstration near BBC headquarters. Thousands of people marched through Central London in support of refugees and in protest against racism and the UK Government’s Illegal Migration Bill. (Photo by Vuk Valcic/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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Iran: One Year After Uprising, International Community Must Combat Impunity for Brutal Crackdown

September 13, 2023 – Iran demonstrations

LA JOYA, TEXAS – JUNE 21: A migrant family watches the sunset while waiting to be accounted for and taken to a border patrol processing facility after crossing the Rio Grande into the U.S. on June 21, 2021 in La Joya, Texas. A surge of mostly Central American immigrants crossing into the United States has challenged U.S. immigration agencies along the U.S. Southern border. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

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Amnesty International Urges the Biden Administration to End the Asylum Ban and Investigate Operation Lonestar

August 3, 2023 – Immigration