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Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention
Middle East

Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention

ONBOARD THE GEO BARENTS OFF LIBYA (AP) — Osman Touré was crying from the pain of repeated beatings and torture…
After leaked videos, Iran opens cases against prison guards
Middle East

After leaked videos, Iran opens cases against prison guards

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian prosecutors opened criminal cases against six guards at the country’s notorious Evin prison,…
Special Report: Health official alleges ‘sexual slavery’ in Tigray; women blame soldiers
World

Special Report: Health official alleges ‘sexual slavery’ in Tigray; women blame soldiers

ADIGRAT, Ethiopia (Reuters) – The young mother was trying to get home with food for her two children when she…
Allegations of shackled students and gang rape inside China’s detention camps
World

Allegations of shackled students and gang rape inside China’s detention camps

Hong Kong (CNN) – On the first day of her new teaching job at a Chinese government-run detention center in Xinjiang, Qelbinur…
New Zealand child abuse inquiry finds quarter of a million harmed in state and faith-based care
World

New Zealand child abuse inquiry finds quarter of a million harmed in state and faith-based care

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Up to a quarter of a million children, young people and vulnerable adults were physically and sexually…
Amber Heard accuses Depp of throwing bottles like ‘grenades’
Culture

Amber Heard accuses Depp of throwing bottles like ‘grenades’

LONDON (AP) — Amber Heard alleged in a British court on Wednesday that her ex-husband Johnny Depp threw “30 or…
In libel case, Depp says Heard hit him with ‘haymaker’ punch
Culture

In libel case, Depp says Heard hit him with ‘haymaker’ punch

LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp accused Amber Heard of hitting him with a “haymaker” punch during an altercation near the…
Photos: Upper Egyptian man locks sister in derelict room for 22 years
Egypt

Photos: Upper Egyptian man locks sister in derelict room for 22 years

A man in Upper Egypt locked his sister inside a derelict room for 22 years in an act of inhuman…
Women suffer as lockdown worsens Latin America’s ‘domestic hell’
World

Women suffer as lockdown worsens Latin America’s ‘domestic hell’

Weeks of confinement imposed by the coronavirus pandemic is taking a chilling toll on women and girls across Latin America,…
Coronavirus fuels domestic violence in the Middle East
Middle East

Coronavirus fuels domestic violence in the Middle East

For many women in the Middle East and North Africa, physical violence is a part of everyday life. In countries…
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