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Indian man sentenced to death for killing woman with acid

Indian man sentenced to death for killing woman with acid

Sep 08, – It is the first death sentence given for an acid attack under stringent laws introduced by the government to curb crimes against women following the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a moving bus in New Delhi in 2012. An Indian court on Thursday sentenced a man to death for […]

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Afghan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape

Afghan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape

Sep 15, – The panel of three judges, led by Judge Sediqullah Haqiqqi, also invalidated on Monday the death sentences given to two other defendants, whose sentences were reduced to 20 years in prison for unrelated crimes. An appeals court has sentenced five men to death for armed robbery and sexual assault against an Afghan […]

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US couple asks Qatar to release them from jail

US couple asks Qatar to release them from jail

Nov 06, – The case has brought assistance from U.S.-based groups and highlights possible cultural misunderstandings in a Gulf nation unfamiliar with adoption and cross-cultural families. Matthew and Grace Huang’s lawyers on Wednesday asked for their release and brought witnesses who testified that 8-year-old Gloria appeared healthy and active just days before her death in […]

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Romania: Camp commander accused of 103 deaths

Romania: Camp commander accused of 103 deaths

Sep 19, – A Romanian institute urged prosecutors on Wednesday to bring genocide charges against the Communist commander of a former Romanian labor camp, saying he was responsible for 103 deaths. Ion Ficior, 85, was deputy commander then commander of the Periprava labor camp from 1958 to 1963. The camp in the remote Danube Delta […]

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Two days of violence in Stockholm suburb shakes Sweden

Two days of violence in Stockholm suburb shakes Sweden

May 21, HUSBY, Sweden (AP) — Dozens of windows were smashed, 10 cars and several containers were set on fire, and seven police officers were injured. Cars and containers were also set ablaze in another of the Swedish capital’s suburbs, Fittja, although police said it was not clear whether the two events were linked. Some […]

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London: 7 men convicted of sex crimes against underage girls

London: 7 men convicted of sex crimes against underage girls

May 16, LONDON (AP) — The guilty verdict followed five months of testimony indicating the pedophile sex ring exploited girls between 2004 and 2012 in the Oxford area, some 60 miles (95 kilometers) northwest of London. Charges include rape, trafficking and child prostitution. Seven men were convicted in London on Tuesday for sexually abusing underage […]

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