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The former commander of the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Va., told a military court on Tuesday that accused WikiLeaker Bradley Manning was held in highly restrictive "prevention-of-injury" custody even though psychiatrists recommended the conditions...
CNNCAIRO, Egypt -- The sun rises over Cairo, and the city's landmark Tahrir Square is buzzing. Not with traffic, not with commerce, but with protest -- a tent city packed with people rife with anger at a man they blast as a dictatorial president, one who put...
Chinese artist and outspoken political activist Ai Weiwei has a big fan in pop star Elton John. In a controversial move, John openly dedicated his two-hour Beijing concert Sunday night "to the spirit and talent of Ai Weiwei," he told the audience at...
Tags: Human Rights, Arts, Bjork, Politics, Ai Weiwei
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is due back at Fort Meade this week, where lawyers for the alleged WikiLeaker plan to argue that he was punished at a military brig before his case had been heard — grounds, they say, to dismiss all charges against him. By...
Tags: Human Rights, Civil Rights, Heroism, Litigation, Punishment
World NowAn Iranian parliamentary panel will investigate the death in custody of a young Iranian blogger, Sattar Beheshti, "if necessary," according to a lawmaker quoted by an Iranian news agency....
"God," Julie said, "you're so cold. You don't care about anyone, or anything, except your animals." I cared about her. I just didn't know how to say it. I'm a veterinarian. Julie was a colleague. I followed her to a green Jeep Cherokee in my building'...
World NowUnited Nations human rights investigators laid out a grim picture of a rapidly deteriorating Syria, saying atrocities were growing more frequent and numerous as the bloody conflict continued to rage, with foreign “jihadist militants”...
World NowGambia's autocratic leader has begun acting on his vow to execute all death-row inmates within a month, sending nine to the gallows Thursday night and moving the other 40 or so out of their cells to the execution site, Amnesty International reported...
World NowIn a single day, Iraq has executed 21 people for terrorism offenses, officials told reporters, repeating an activity that has outraged the United Nations and human rights groups in the past....
World NowGlobal Focus: Human rights advocates the world over have been shocked and outraged by Gambia's first executions in 27 years and an escalation in hangings in Iraq that has already sent 91 to their deaths this year. The rash of executions in the two...
World NowThirteen people accused of plotting to overthrow the Bahraini government had their sentences upheld on Tuesday in a Manama appeals court, in a deeply disputed case that has alarmed rights groups and drawn rebukes from Britain and Denmark....
World NowMauritania shipped the man who served as spy chief to deposed Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi off to Libya on Wednesday, where the Libyan prime minister assured reporters he would get a fair trial, according to local and international media....
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