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Four Saudi women activists freed pending trial
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Four Saudi women activists freed pending trial

Saudi Arabia has released four more female activists from custody pending trial, rights campaigners have announced. This means that seven…
At least 1,300 migrants escape from Mexican detention center
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At least 1,300 migrants escape from Mexican detention center

At least 1,300 mainly Cuban migrants escaped Thursday from a detention center in southern Mexico after threatening to set fire…
The case of a Saudi prince illustrates a pattern of arbitrary detention
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The case of a Saudi prince illustrates a pattern of arbitrary detention

(CNN)–Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Salman had all the privileges of a Saudi prince. Wealthy and urbane, he traveled the world,…
Israeli troops detained a 9-year-old Palestinian at school. It’s ‘becoming normal’, locals say
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Israeli troops detained a 9-year-old Palestinian at school. It’s ‘becoming normal’, locals say

(CNN)–The day before we met, human rights campaigner Aref Jaber recorded the arrest of a 9-year-old Palestinian boy, taken out…
Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan freed on bail in France rape case
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Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan freed on bail in France rape case

  After several unsuccessful attempts, Tariq Ramadan was granted bail by a French court. Ramadan is accused of raping two…
Turkey orders 61 soldiers detained for suspected Gulen links: media
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Turkey orders 61 soldiers detained for suspected Gulen links: media

  ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish authorities ordered the arrest of 61 soldiers from the navy and land forces, including senior…
UN: Israel guilty of ‘systematic’ and ‘cruel’ treatment of Palestinian minors
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UN: Israel guilty of ‘systematic’ and ‘cruel’ treatment of Palestinian minors

The ill-treatment of Palestinian minors held within the Israeli military detention system is "widespread, systematic and institutionalized," claims a new…
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