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Teen sisters allegedly gang-raped, hanged to death in India- Cops suspected

Teen sisters allegedly gang-raped, hanged to death in India- Cops suspected

Authorities in northern India said Thursday that they have arrested three men, including two police officers, suspected of gang-raping and killing two teenage sisters before hanging their bodies from a mango tree, sparking renewed public outrage over sexual violence in the country. Villagers found the girls’ bodies hanging from the tree Wednesday morning, hours after […]

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Egypt: Court sentences 139 pro-Morsi protesters to 2 year prison terms

Egypt: Court sentences 139 pro-Morsi protesters to 2 year prison terms

Dec 31, Cairo – An Egyptian court has convicted 139 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi on charges ranging from rioting to sabotage, and sentenced each to two-year prison terms. The mass trial was among scores of court cases and prosecutions in Egypt that have followed the popularly-backed July coup that ousted Morsi from […]

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