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Call your Senators and Representative and tell them Congress should eliminate the detention bed quota, which ensures funding to keep 34,000 immigrants locked up in ICE detention facilities on any given day.
The Advocates for Human Rights is sending a delagation of staff, volunteers and board memebrs to the UN Commission on the Status of Women, which will meet for its 58th session in New York, March 10-21.
Born in Ethiopia and of Oromo ethnicity, Mr. B and his family supported the Oromo National Congress and the Oromo People’s Congress Organization instead of the ruling party. He publicly supported a political candidate and friend fighting for Oromo rights, and was arrested, beaten, tortured, interrogated, and threatened with death for his support. Despite staying away from politics, he was again arrested and forced to sign an agreement, promising to promote the government party. He then fled Ethiopia for safety in the U.S.
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