Politics

Throughout the civil war, thousands of children were forcibly separated from their families; approximately 2,354 children were adopted into the U.S., with adopted parents told that they were orphans. (Photo by Linda Hess Miller via Wikimedia Commons)

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Decades after the end of a brutal civil war, survivors continue to demand justice and search for Salvadoran disappeared children forcibly taken by the army.

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With a big contract in the works, Tacoma detention center for immigrants sits half empty.

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Seattle Afghans gather at a vigil remember the brutal March 19 murder of Farkhunda, calling for justice in a case that has gripped the nation.

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The continued detainment of five young feminist activists in China more than three weeks later, leaves more questions to be answered.

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A Seattle city council is set to vote Monday on taking a stance against giving Obama fast-track trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

(Photo by Quinn Dombrowski via Flickr)

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Divided from family and missing their culture, returning home is an obvious choice for many Mexican immigrants. But things aren't always so easy once they get there.

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With popular media influencing U.S. perceptions of El Salvador, it's easy to forget the progressive democratic changes that are underway.

Heirius Howell former King County youth jail inmate. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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Heirius Howell, who practically grew up in King County Juvenile Detention Facility, says getting locked up as a child only made it harder to become a productive adult.

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More and more Mexican migrants are giving up lives and jobs in the Northwest to go back across the border.

Tsunami hazard signs line the West Coast of the US. (Photo from Flickr by Daniel Hoherd)

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In the event of a natural disaster like a tsunami, what would happen to the hundreds of immigrants held at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma?

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Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole's new appointments announced yesterday add even more connections to the British Isles.

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Gov. Jay Inslee spoke out against acts of intolerance and met with Hindu leaders last week after the recent vandalism incidents at two temples.

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Sen. Jim Honeyford, R-Sunnyside, issued a statement of "regret" on Thursday for using the term "colored" during a recent Senate committee meeting.

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Justice delayed, Skagit County-based Tesoro strikers lead a push for better safety standards and management accountability.

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We may fancy ourselves a progressive city, but the recent history of race in Seattle suggests we've got a long ways to go.

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Garfield High School's Black Student Union strengthens the school's civil rights legacy with a new set of challenges and opportunities.

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Family told that Renton woman faces 1,000 years in prison in Mexico, accused of kidnapping after organizing a community police force.

Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot and killed by police in Pasco, WA on Feb. 10th, in an undated family photo.

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Washington lawmakers of color released a statement Friday regarding video footage of Pasco police shooting Antonio Zambrano-Montes.

A building damaged in fighting in Kurakhove, in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. (Photo by VO Svodboda via Picasa)

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A filmmaker from Ukraine visited Seattle last week and shared some shocking footage from a conflict that has turned into all out war.

Family members of Antonio Zambrano-Montes gather outside of Pasco City Hall to protest the shooting. (Photo courtesy of Anna King / Northwest News Network)

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Vigils and protests over excessive force as police in Pasco have fatally shot four people in the last 6 months.

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The Israel Supreme Court has upheld a decision favoring the Israeli army in a lawsuit filed by the parents of Olympia activist Rachel Corrie, who died in 2003.