Posts Tagged ‘Amnesty’

Amnesty says Eritrean troops killed hundreds of Ethiopian civilians

Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of civilians in Ethiopia‘s ancient town of Axum between November 28 and 29, rights group Amnesty International said on Friday, one of several mass killings reported during a conflict that erupted nearly four months ago in the northern region of Tigray. “Over an approximately 24-hour period, on 28-29 November 2020, Eritrean […]

Amnesty Strips Russian Dissident of “Prisoner of Conscience” Status After He Was Accused of Being Racist 15 Years Ago

Journalist Glenn Greenwald was called “transphobic” for pointing out that although a new Gallup survey shows a surge in the number of Americans identifying as LGBT, almost all of the increase comes from those identifying as trans or bi, not gay or lesbian. The poll found that one in six people under the age of […]

Anger after Amnesty strips Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ status

On Tuesday, spokesman Alexander Artemyev said the human rights organisation had altered its stance after a review of historical speeches that “advocated violence and discrimination”. The NGO would continue to campaign to free the opposition leader, he said, given that he had been persecuted for “political views”. The move is not entirely without precedent, with […]

Amnesty International revokes Navalny’s ‘prisoner of conscience’ status

Amnesty International no longer considers jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a “prisoner of conscience” due to past comments he made that qualify as advocacy of hatred, the group said.Amnesty, however, still believes that Navalny should be freed from jail, that he has committed no crime and that he is being persecuted for his campaigning and […]

Senate GOP: Biden Amnesty Floods U.S. Workforce During Coronavirus Crisis

Senate Republicans are lining up to oppose President Joe Biden’s massive amnesty plan that would legalize between 11 to 22 million illegal aliens and increase legal immigration levels, all while more than 17 million Americans remain jobless. On Thursday, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced Biden’s amnesty plan to Congress, seeking to hugely inflate the United […]

Democrat Amnesty Bill Replaces ‘Alien’ with ‘Noncitizen’ in Federal Immigration Law

Legislation introduced in both chambers of Congress on Thursday by Democrats and supported by the Biden administration would replace the term “alien” with “noncitizen” in existing federal immigration law. The U.S. Citizenship Act, introduced by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) and Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in the House and Senate, respectively, includes a section titled “Terminology […]

Biden Plan Brings Deported Illegal Aliens Back to U.S. to Get Amnesty

President Joe Biden’s plan to pack the United States labor market with millions of newly legalized illegal aliens and more legal immigrants would bring already deported illegal aliens back to the U.S. to apply for amnesty. Biden’s plan, formally introduced in Congress on Thursday by Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), would give amnesty to the roughly […]

Tom Cotton: DREAM Act Would Offer Amnesty to Illegal Aliens with Criminal Convictions

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) told Breitbart News on Thursday that Democrats’ DREAM Act legislation, if enacted into federal law, would permit the extension of amnesty to illegal aliens with criminal convictions. “[The DREAM Act] would ignore criminal records,” Cotton explained in an interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. “It would exclude […]

Democrats Push Three Amnesty Plans

President Joe Biden’s wish list amnesty bill is comatose on arrival, but Democrats are pushing ahead with three alternative amnesty strategies. Those alternatives are making progress because a handful of GOP Senators may approve Biden’s nominees, and some are talking up partial amnesties, according to a January 23 report in the Wall Street Journal: “There’s […]

Joe Biden’s Amnesty Push Absent from Schumer’s 3 ‘Essential’ Agenda Items

President Biden’s massive amnesty push is noticeably absent from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) top three “essential” agenda items, which the New York lawmaker outlined on Friday. Prior to officially assuming office, Biden’s team began pushing his aggressive immigration plan, which will essentially grant U.S. citizenship to anyone who can prove they were in […]

Sen. Robert Menendez: CEOs Must Pressure Amnesty Opponents

President Joe Biden’s pro-migration amnesty bill cannot pass Congress unless business leaders actively pressure and police both politicians and media outlets, says Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), who is leading the Senate push. “Let me close by saying to my friends in the business community: We need you to give it everything that you’ve got,” Menendez […]

Tom Cotton Warns Republicans: ‘Don’t Be Fooled’ by Joe Biden’s Amnesty Plan

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AK) is warning House and Senate Republicans not to be “fooled” by President-elect Joe Biden’s upcoming amnesty plan for the 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States, which he says will provide lip service to federal immigration enforcement. Last week, open borders activists suggested that Biden’s upcoming amnesty […]

Joe Biden’s Amnesty Strategy Hides the Money by Denying Border Safeguards

President-elect Joe Biden’s draft immigration plan does not include any protections for Americans, while it offers the huge prize of American citizenship to at least 11 million migrants from around the world, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. The January 15 report says: The proposed legislation would not contain any provisions directly […]

Big Business: Joe Biden’s Amnesty for Illegal Aliens Is a Legislative Priority

The big business lobby is cheerleading President-elect Joe Biden’s massive amnesty plan for the 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States, calling the initiative one of their many “priorities.” Biden floated the amnesty plan with a number of open borders and business lobbying groups during a meeting this week. Some executives […]

Politico: Joe Biden Drafts ‘Most Aggressive’ Amnesty Plan

A series of establishment-backed ethnic advocacy groups are hoping to push through a huge amnesty for millions of migrants and their employers during the first few weeks or months after the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. “Top Latino and immigrant advocacy groups who’ve seen details of the coming package said they were stunned by the boldness […]

Georgia’s parliament passes amnesty law to release 1,500 prisoners

The Georgian Parliament has passed an amnesty law, which will release 1,500 prisoners and see the sentences of a further 6,000 reduced. The law pardons inmates convicted of crimes including theft, fraud and some drug offences. It comes amid an ongoing political crisis in the country. Georgian Dream was the only party to vote on […]

Business Lobby: Amnesty Is Good for CEOs and Government

An amnesty would generate more taxes for the government and more cheap workers for businesses, according to a pitch from a construction executive and various Koch network activists that sidelines the interests of American employees. 00 Hits: 8

Amnesty International: Modi gets stinker from three UN Special Rapporteurs

UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Clement Nyaletsossi Voule, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression Irene Khan, and Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders Mary Lawlor wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October […]

Billionaire Koch Urges GOP, Democrats to Pass Amnesty, Increase Immigration

Billionaire GOP mega-donor Charles Koch is urging elected Republicans and Democrats to pass amnesty for illegal aliens and increase legal immigration levels, even as 24.5 million Americans remain jobless or underemployed. Koch, in an op-ed with Brian Hooks of Stand Together, writes that Republicans and Democrats should “come together” to give amnesty to the roughly […]

Amnesty International calls for investigation into alleged war crimes in Nagorno-Karabakh

Amnesty International has called for an independent investigation to identify the perpetrators of war crimes allegedly committed by Azerbaijani and Armenian forces during recent fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh. The NGO said it had verified and analysed more than twenty videos which showed “extrajudicial executions, the mistreatment of prisoners of war and other captives, and desecration of […]

Amnesty hails ‘breakthrough’ as UN presses Iran on 1988 massacres of dissidents

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Amnesty International on Tuesday hailed as a long-awaited breakthrough a letter sent by UN experts to the Iranian government pressing for accountability over the notorious 1988 prison massacres of dissidents and warning the killings may constitute crimes against humanity. Rights groups including Amnesty have long campaigned for justice over what they describe […]

Judge Orders DACA Amnesty Restored to 2012 Rules

A federal judge has ordered President Donald Trump’s deputies to drop recent curbs on President Barack Obama’s 2012 “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” Oval Office amnesty. The judge made the December 4 order after declaring that recent regulatory curbs on the DACA program are invalid because the Department of Homeland Security’s acting head was not […]

Joe Biden’s DHS Pick Promises Wage Raises from Amnesty, Migration

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s nominee to run the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says Americans’ wages will rise amid a huge inflow of amnestied migrants and new immigrants. “Creating a new immigration system will help create jobs, raise wages, and grow our economy, not just for immigrant communities, but for all our families across […]

Six Republicans to Explore ‘Immigration Reform’ with Amnesty Advocates

Six Senate and House Republicans are expected this week to engage with elected Democrats and amnesty advocates, from corporate donors to the open borders lobby, on “building bipartisanship on immigration reform.” On Thursday, Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Susan Collins (R-ME), and John Cornyn (R-TX) and Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Will Hurd (R-TX) […]

House Democrats Begin Drafting Amnesty Plan to Send to Joe Biden

House Democrats have started drafting a plan to provide an amnesty for all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States, a proposal on which Democrat Joe Biden has repeatedly said he will sign off. A report by Politico notes that House Democrats, led by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA), are working on […]

Joe Biden: Amnesty for Over 11 Millions Illegals Going to Senate After My Inauguration

Joe Biden has vowed to send an amnesty deal for “over 11 million” illegal aliens to the United States Senate within his first 100 days in office. In an interview with NBC News’s Lester Holt, Biden doubled down on his promise to give amnesty to the 11-12 million illegals living in America: “Some of it’s […]

Watch–Joe Biden: Amnesty for Over 11 Million Illegal Aliens Going to Senate in My First 100 Days

Democrat Joe Biden says he will send an amnesty deal for “over 11 million” illegal aliens to the United States Senate in his first 100 days in office. During an interview with NBC News’s Lester Holt, Biden reiterated his plan to give amnesty to the roughly 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the […]

‘Gang of Eight’ Amnesty Architect: Joe Biden Can Use COVID-19 to Give Amnesty to All Illegal Aliens

The architect of the infamous “Gang of Eight” amnesty plan in 2013 is suggesting Democrat Joe Biden and his Department of Homeland Security (DHS) pick Alejandro Mayorkas use the Chinese coronavirus crisis to grant amnesty to all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States. In an op-ed in The Hill, immigration attorney […]

Billionaires Back Claim That Only Amnesty and Illegals Can Save America

The United States’ complex economy cannot recover from the coronavirus crash without an amnesty for at least 11 million illegals, including the stoop labor in the fields, according to an article that was written, posted, and touted by advocates for billionaires. The pro-amnesty article said: Our economic recovery from the pandemic is entirely reliant on […]

‘Many dead’ after Nigeria security forces shoot on protesters: Amnesty International

Amnesty International says there is “credible but disturbing evidence” in the Nigerian city of Lagos that security forces have shot dead over a dozen protesters demonstrating against police brutality. Many of the shootings occurred in the city’s wealthy Lekki neighbourhood, with witnesses and local media reporting security forces had opened fire on demonstrators who had […]

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