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Muslim man beheaded in Myanmar, punished for speaking to media

Muslim man beheaded in Myanmar, punished for speaking to media

The headless body of a Muslim villager has been found days after he spoke to reporters on a rare government-guided media tour of restive northern Rakhine State, Myanmar police said on Friday. Troops have taken control of the dangerous and remote region bordering Bangladesh since October 9 when armed men raided police posts, killing nine […]

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Mexico’s rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch

Mexico’s rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch

Aug 19, – One police officer was killed in the confrontation in the western state of Michoacan on May 22, 2015. The government has said the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. Federal police killed at least 22 people on a […]

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Did torture really help U.S. find al Qaeda chief Hambali?

Did torture really help U.S. find al Qaeda chief Hambali?

Dec 11, – But the U.S. Senate report on CIA interrogation methods released this week suggests that more mundane steps – email monitoring, a tip off from a CIA source and help from Thailand – may have been what brought down Hambali, head of militant group Jemaah Islamiah. Hailed as a major success in the […]

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Human rights group warns Crisis stoking anti-migrant bias in Europe

Human rights group warns Crisis stoking anti-migrant bias in Europe

May 23, NEW YORK (AP) — In its annual global report on human rights, Amnesty International pointed to Greece’s tough new immigration laws and Italy’s deportation of asylum seekers to countries where they are at risk of abuse. A top human rights group warned Wednesday that the plight of refugees and migrants fleeing wars and […]

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