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Kashmir man crushed by paramilitary force vehicle during Friday protests

Kashmir man crushed by paramilitary force vehicle during Friday protests

Neighborhood residents say the armored vehicle drove wildly into a crowd of anti-India protesters in Kashmir’s largest city, slamming into a half-dozen people and crushing one man beneath its wheels, injuring him critically. Officials say that’s nonsense, and that the vehicle was surrounded by a crowd of angry young men, some of whom fell beneath […]

June 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Protests held across Pakistan after 7-year-old girls rape and murder

Protests held across Pakistan after 7-year-old girls rape and murder

Protests broke out across Pakistan on Thursday after the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in a district south of Lahore, due to public anger at what is seen as the authorities’ failure to investigate such cases. It is the 12th such murder in the town of Kasur in a year, and has raised […]

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Israeli troops kill three Palestinians, wound scores in protests over Jerusalem

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians, wound scores in protests over Jerusalem

Israeli troops shot dead three Palestinians and wounded 150 others on Friday, medical officials said, as protests over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital entered a second week. Most of the casualties were on the Gaza Strip border, where thousands of Palestinians gathered to hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers beyond the […]

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South African commission accuses police of lying

South African commission accuses police of lying

South African police lied, withheld documents and apparently doctored other papers during a government-appointed investigation of the police killings of 34 striking miners last year, a state panel said Thursday. The revelation by the Marikana Commission of Inquiry is bound to heighten concerns about the police force which is struggling to stem high crime rates, […]

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Brazil leader breaks silence about protests

Brazil leader breaks silence about protests

June 22, BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The 10-minute address ended Rousseff’s much-criticized silence in the face of the protests. She promised to make improvements in urban transportation and to battle corruption, but offered few details as to how that will happen. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff spoke about her generation’s struggles in battling a dictatorship during […]

June 22, 2013 | By More
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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