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Black Americans: The True Casualties Of Amnesty

AFRICANGLOBE - One of the sleeper issues surrounding the debate on amnesty for illegal immigrants – an inconvenient one that no proponent of a widespread amnesty wishes to acknowledge – is the devastating effect so-called immigration reform will have on African Americans.

Many African-Americans Concerned About Obama’s Focus On Immigration

AFRICANGLOBE - Our issues are not being highlighted and pushed, and things like gay marriage and immigration are being pushed to the forefront. Illegal immigrants are effectively organized. For us not to be organized and for us not to hold our leadership accountable is disheartening.

Weapons From China, Ukraine and Sudan Fueling Conflict in South Sudan

Amnesty International on Thursday accused China, Sudan and Ukraine of allegedly supplying military weapons to both South Sudanese Armed Forces (SPLA) and opposition groups,...

Nightmare Scenario Looms in South Sudan

In a few weeks, South Sudan will turn a year old. It ought to have been a joyous occasion. Instead, the world's newest nation is...

Libyan Rebels Torturing Captives

Amnesty International has said there is evidence that thousands of detainees who fought for ousted Libyan leader Muammer Gaddafi have been “tortured and ill-treated” by rebel forces over recent months.

Haiti Protesters Disrupt Amnesty Int’l Presser

Supporters of former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier disrupted a news conference about abuses during his rule on Thursday, shouting down representatives of Amnesty International as they presented a report aimed at spurring his prosecution on charges of torture, murder and other crimes.

Sudan: Arab North Now Bombing Civilians in South Kordofan

On Jun. 19, Angelo al-Sir, a subsistence farmer from a small village east of Kadugli, capital of the oil-rich South Kordofan state in Northern Sudan, saw his pregnant wife, two of his 10 children, his nephew and another relative killed in an Arab airstrike in broad daylight.

Amnesty International: Possible War Crimes in Sudan's South Kordofan State

In a rare trip to the Nuba Mountains region of Southern Kordofan, researchers from two human rights groups found that an indiscriminate bombing campaign carried out by the Arab government in Sudan since early-June is killing and maiming men, women and children.

'No More Excuses From Shell After UN Report'

Nigeria's Niger Delta region has for 50 years suffered severe pollution as a direct result of the drilling for oil. The UN says Shell and the Nigerian government are to blame for the problem going on for so long.

Somali Children Facing Death and Torture by Islamic Groups

In the Line of Fire: Somalia's Children Under Attack reveals the full impact on children of the on-going armed conflict. Children in Somalia are being recruited as child soldiers, denied access to education and killed or injured in indiscriminate attacks carried out in densely populated areas.