Tag: murder

Myanmar’s Rohingya women the face of unspeakable horror

Myanmar’s Rohingya women the face of unspeakable horror

Many  young women, some as young as 14, took off their niqab declaring their dignity had been taken by the Myanmar Army while sharing their stories of murder and rape with Bangladesh-origin documentary film maker Shafiur Rahman. More than a dozen young women revealed to the UK-based film maker how they had been shamed and […]

February 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mom and boyfriend charged in murder of daughter

Mom and boyfriend charged in murder of daughter

Grace Packer became a foster child at age 3. At age 14, she suffered a slow and painful death — raped, drugged and left to die in a sweltering attic, court records say. When those actions didn’t result in her death, she was strangled, prosecutors say. Then her body was packed in cat litter and left in the same […]

January 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Pakistan army sentences 6 Islamic militants to death

Pakistan army sentences 6 Islamic militants to death

Apr 02, – Thursday’s statement says a seventh suspect was sentenced to life imprisonment. The army did not say where the courts handed down the verdicts or how many trials they involved. Those convicted have the right to appeal. Pakistani military courts have sentenced six Islamic militants to death on charges including terrorism, murder, suicide […]

April 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

Nov 04, – Egypt’s deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi was brought Monday from the secret location of his four-month detention to face trial on charges of incitement of violence and murder. In his first public appearance since his ouster in a coup on July 3, Morsi tells the judge that he is the country’s “legitimate” […]

November 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Chinese politician Bo Xilai gets life sentence

Chinese politician Bo Xilai gets life sentence

Sep 22, – A court sentenced Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption Sunday, burying the career of one of China’s most up-and-coming politicians and lowering the curtain on a scandal that exposed a murder and illicit enrichment among the country’s elite. The former Politburo member and Chongqing city party leader was convicted of […]

September 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Thai lawmakers start debate on amnesty bill

Thai lawmakers start debate on amnesty bill

Aug 07, Bangkok — The government-sponsored bill proposes a blanket amnesty to all those charged with crimes related to Thailand’s various upheavals since Sept. 19, 2006, the day a military coup ousted then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra while he was on an overseas trip. Thai lawmakers on Wednesday began debating a highly contentious bill to […]

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