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Former detainees in liberated Kherson allege Russian brutality, torture under occupation
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Former detainees in liberated Kherson allege Russian brutality, torture under occupation

Oleksander’s restless pale blue eyes speak as loudly as his words. He is on edge, and with good reason, as…
Elissa sparks controversy after her call for Egyptian activist release
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Elissa sparks controversy after her call for Egyptian activist release

Lebanese singer Elissa sparked controversy on Twitter during the past hours, after she shared a tweet calling for a sit-in…
Throwing trains with stones punishable by up to 15 years in prison: minister
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Throwing trains with stones punishable by up to 15 years in prison: minister

Anyone who throws stones at trains, crosses the railway from an illegal place not prepared for crossing, deliberately damages the…
Iran allows detained New Zealand social media influencers to leave
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Iran allows detained New Zealand social media influencers to leave

Two New Zealanders detained in Iran for the last few months have been allowed to leave the country, New Zealand’s…
Son of US citizen detained in Saudi Arabia says his father is ‘nowhere near being dissident’
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Son of US citizen detained in Saudi Arabia says his father is ‘nowhere near being dissident’

CNN  – The son of an American citizen imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for criticizing the Saudi government said Tuesday evening…
Inmates say guards fired tear gas after deadly blaze at Iranian prison
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Inmates say guards fired tear gas after deadly blaze at Iranian prison

CNN -Details of a chaotic night marked by tear gas and explosions have emerged from an Iranian prison following a…
Law punishes mothers abstaining from feeding their infants with prison time
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Law punishes mothers abstaining from feeding their infants with prison time

Legal opinions resolved the controversy raised on social media regarding obligating the mothers to breastfeed their infants, saying abstaining from…
Thirty-three detainees in Egypt pardoned by presidential committee
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Thirty-three detainees in Egypt pardoned by presidential committee

Member of the Presidential Pardon Committee in Egypt, Tariq al-Khouly, announced the release of 33 detainees in pretrial detention within…
Myanmar junta sentences ex-British ambassador to one year in prison over immigration charges
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Myanmar junta sentences ex-British ambassador to one year in prison over immigration charges

(CNN)Myanmar’s military junta on Friday sentenced former British ambassador Vicky Bowman and her husband to one year in prison, a UK Foreign…
Some 300 inmates on run after suspected Boko Haram raid on Nigeria prison
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Some 300 inmates on run after suspected Boko Haram raid on Nigeria prison

Abuja, Nigeria – Around 300 inmates are on the run after a suspected raid by Islamist Boko Haram militants on…
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