User: avyakto Topic: Torture
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Women's bodies alarmed over increasing crime against women (Cached) 22.4.2014 New Kerala: India News
Imphal, April 22 : Manipur Women's bodies alleged that rampant violence against women in the society has reached an alarming level.
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Future of 9/11 tribunal unclear after rocky week of hearings at Guantánamo 22.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

War crimes commissions left hanging in the balance as division between attorneys and intelligence agencies boils to the surface

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Techie arrested for abetting wife's suicide 17.4.2014 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
Frustrated by alleged harassment for dowry by husband and in-laws, a 26-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan at her residence in Rahatani on ...
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'CBI Is Often Called DDT: Department Of Dirty Tricks' (Cached) 16.4.2014 Essays
Thus spake the former West Bengal governor, who stunned his hosts, the CBI, describing the agency as the 'Government’s hatchet, rather than honesty’s ally'
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Four Chinese rights lawyers allege torture by police 15.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Lawyers were investigating detention centre in Jiansanjiang when they say they were seized and beaten Continue reading...
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FBI rescues North Carolina kidnap victim as suspects threatened torture 10.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Frank Arthur Janssen rescued by FBI on Wednesday
Victim is father of prosecutor of jailed habitual felon

The five people accused of kidnapping a North Carolina prosecutor's father sent his wife a picture of him tied up in an Atlanta apartment and threatened to torture and dismember him, authorities said Thursday.

Frank Arthur Janssen, of Wake Forest, was safely rescued late on Wednesday when an elite FBI team stormed into the apartment.

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5 of family booked for kicking pregnant housewife, killing foetus (Cached) 4.4.2014 New Kerala: Maharashtra
Thane, Apr 3 : The city police today booked five people on the charges of killing the foetus by kicking the pregnant housewife in 2013, police said today.
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The Bermuda Triangle Of National Security (Cached) 3.4.2014 Outlook Web
On September 12, 2001, the national security state entered the cockpit of the plane of state, hijacked it, and steered it directly for the Bermuda Triangle. No one even noticed.
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‘Police not acting on domestic harassment complaints by Dalits’ 31.3.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Police not acting on domestic harassment complaints by Dalits’
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‘Police not acting on domestic harassment complaints by Dalits’ 31.3.2014 Hindu: Mangalore
Dalit activists complained of police laxity in handling cases of domestic harassment and violence at the monthly Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe grievance meet held at the City Police Commissio...
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Husband, in-laws booked for woman's suicide 30.3.2014 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
Husband, in-laws booked for woman's suicide
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Ban honours victims of human rights violations (Cached) 25.3.2014 New Kerala: World News
New York, Mar 25 : At a time when human rights violations persist around the world, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stressed the importance of the individual and collective right to the truth for the promotion of humanitarian law and justice, and called on the international community to recommit to helping victims and protecting those who fight to uncover facts.
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Raghunath pays dowry slur price (Cached) 25.3.2014 Telegraph: Front Page
Bhubaneswar, March 24: Former law minister Raghunath Mohanty has paid a heavy price for the dowry torture controversy surrounding his family. The stalwart, who held sway in Balasore district for over a decade, was today denied the BJD ticket from his constituency.
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This Is Your Wilderness On Drugs: The Environmental Reality Of Pot Farming 20.3.2014 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Starting about 90 miles northwest of Sacramento, an unbroken swath of national forestland follows the spine of California's rugged coastal mountains all the way to the Oregon border. Near the center of this vast wilderness, along the grassy banks of the Trinity River's south fork, lies the remote enclave of Hyampom (pop. 241), where, on a crisp November morning, I climb into a four-wheel-drive government pickup and bounce up a dirt logging road deep into the Six Rivers National Forest. I've come to visit what's known in cannabis country as a "trespass grow." "This one probably has the most plants I've seen," says my driver, a young Forest Service cop who spends his summers lugging an AR-15 through the backcountry of the Emerald Triangle—the triad of Humboldt, Mendocino, and Trinity counties that is to pot what the Central Valley is to almonds and tomatoes. Fearing retaliation from growers, the officer asks that I not use his name. Back in August he was hiking through the bush, ...
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HC Notice to State on Migrant Labour Torture 15.3.2014 newindianexpress.com
The Orissa High Court on Friday issued notice to the State Labour and Employees State Insurance
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TOI manifesto: An agenda for the new government (Cached) 14.3.2014 TOI: Home
Government should be a force for good. Sadly, in India, it has become synonymous with corruption and intimidation, even as we as a society have become increasingly illiberal and fractious. What this nation desperately needs is a clean and caring, efficient and enlightened government.
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Finger at TMC for hair torture (Cached) 14.3.2014 Telegraph: North Bengal
Raiganj, March 13: A Trinamul leader and his family allegedly cut off the hair of a lady and her aunt in a village in North Dinajpur, blaming the younger lady of tarnishing his daughter's name.
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Obama battles to contain CIA-Senate feud in wake of Feinstein accusations 12.3.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
CIA chief rejects accusations from Dianne Feinstein that agency used intimidation to hide its role in the torture of terrorism suspects Dan Roberts Spencer ...
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The CIA likes to write its own rules, but spying on Congress crosses a new line | Ted Gup 12.3.2014 Guardian: Comment is Free
Ted Gup: Brennan v Feinstein is a new DC turf battle steeped in typical Langley defiance, where the spies are always right. No longer Ted ...
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Australian police declined to interview 'tortured' Sri Lankan asylum seeker 11.3.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Exclusive: Cable from high commission in Colombo says AFP declined offer of interview to avoid ‘interfering’ Oliver ...
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