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3/24/2016

President Barack Obama said the United States was too slow to condemn human rights atrocities during Argentina's 1976-1983 dictatorship as he honored victims of the "Dirty War" on Thursday, but he stopped short of apologizing for Washington's early support for the military junta.

2/15/2016

United States immigration authorities have deported a Filipino who admitted doing surveillance for a law enforcement task force in the Philippines linked to the disappearance of several opposition politicians.

2/11/2016

A man who came to the U.S. as a refugee from war-torn Bosnia almost two decades ago will be deported for concealing a long criminal past in his home country, including the killing of an elderly Serbian neighbor, a federal judge said Thursday.

1/29/2016

The United States should consider reparations to African-American descendants of slavery, establish a national human rights commission and publicly acknowledge that the trans-Atlantic slave trade was a crime against humanity, a United Nations working group said Friday.

1/18/2016

If a state commission tasked with educating New Yorkers about slavery has been active in recent years, it hasn’t left much of a record of its accomplishments.

1/3/2016

Marsha Small used ground-penetrating radar to survey beneath the cemetery on the Chemawa Indian School campus near Salem, Oregon. As she worked, she prayed to the children, even though her Northern Cheyenne language would sound foreign to them because the children buried in this earth had been brought to the school from reservations and tribal lands throughout the western United States.

10/30/2015

The last British resident to be held in Guantanamo Bay has landed in the UK, having been detained for 13 years.

10/28/2015

The United States has transferred Ahmed Ould Abdel Aziz, a detainee at the Guantanamo Bay prison, to Mauritania, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

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