Gun control advocates in the United States are calling for urgent action after recent statistics provided by the U.S.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that on average, nearly 1,300 children aged 17 or younger die from firearm suicide each year, with boys accounting for the vast majority of the victims.
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Despite the US Supreme Court reinstating part of Donald Trump's six-nation travel ban on Monday, Liberty's championing of the immigrant remains immortalised in a welcoming inscription on a bronze plaque at the base of the statue:
"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"
-- From the poem "The New Colossus", Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
"I’ve met so many refugees who have lost so much. But they never lose their dreams for their children or their desire to better our world.
They ask for little in return – only our support in their time of greatest need." — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres.
Repost, for World Refugee Day June 20.
Although World Music Day on 21 June is a day to celebrate music, we should also remember the scores of musicians around the globe who are persecuted and imprisoned for using their craft as a form of protest against government oppression.
Human Rights Watch through their #FreeThem campaign has highlighted the cases of some of these brave individuals who have paid a high price for the peaceful exercise of their fundamental rights.
Mass media, terrorism and four cardinal points..
Donald Trump's budget priorities seem to be completely at odds with what is good for the average American citizen. It seems most of his impulses are either about enriching himself or other wealthy people, or trying to attack out of spite and undo anything Barack Obama did.
Did Adolf Hitler survive the war and escape to Argentina?
Police have recovered 75 Nazi artefacts from a house in Buenos Aires, including items believed to have been used by Hitler himself.
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