Amnesty Accuses US of Rights Violations on Mexico Border 

A watchdog organization is accusing the U.S. government of "human rights violations" against asylum-seekers on the country's southern border.

In a report issued Thursday, Amnesty International singled out policies by the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees federal border and immigration agents, for what the organization called a "systematic campaign of illegal pushbacks" that kept thousands of asylum-seekers from reaching the United States.

Amnesty International also said the U.S. government released inaccurate data on the number of children separated from their families under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy to prosecute all...

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By: VOA - 5 days ago

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