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Corrupt Chinese hiding in Western nations elude Beijing’s "fox hunt" 28.8.2014 FirstPost: World

BEIJING (Reuters) - When Yang Xiuzhu got wind in 2003 that Chinese anti-corruption investigators were looking into her affairs, she boarded a flight to Singapore. A few days later Yang changed her name and flew to New York.

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An admission that does too little, too late 28.8.2014 Hindu: Op-Ed
The pressures of November’s mid-term elections may have been weighing on President Obama’s mind as he made the torture statement
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HC notices to State, Central Govts 26.8.2014 The Assam Tribune
HC notices to State, Central Govts
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Pregnant woman ends life 26.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Pregnant woman ends life
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Dowry torture slur on in-laws 26.8.2014 Telegraph: North Bengal
Aug. 25: A 20-year-old woman lodged a police complaint on Saturday alleging that her father-in-law had forced her into a physical relationship with him and her husband and in-laws had tortured her demanding dowry.
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VHP protests against shooter Tara Shahdeo’s alleged conversion bid in Ranchi 25.8.2014 Zee News : States
Hundreds of workers of the RSS affiliated Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday staged protests against the alleged torture on a national shooting champion by her husband to convert to Islam.
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Love-jihad issue: VHP workers protest against woman shooter’s alleged conversion bid 25.8.2014 Zee News : States
Hundreds of workers of the RSS affiliated Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday staged protests against the alleged torture on a national shooting champion by her husband to convert to Islam.
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Day After Cabbie's Death, Lakshmipura Stays Calm 25.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Woman ends life; husband, in-laws held 25.8.2014 deccanherald.com
A pregnant woman committed suicide allegedly due to harassment by her husband and in-laws, at her house in JJ Nagar police limits on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as Rukhsar (22), a resident of Padarayanapura.

According to police, Rukhsar was married to Anees, a mechanic. The couple have two children and she was carrying the third child. It is said that Anees and his parents used to harass Rukhsar for dowry.

Unable to bear the torture, she hung herself from a ceiling fan, police said. The incident came to light when her in-laws returned home.They immediately rushed her to a nearby hospital as she was still breathing. However, she died after a while.

Following a complaint of dowry harassment, Anees and his parents have been arrested, police said.
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Ranchi bandh tomorrow over torture on shooting champion for conversion - Hindustan Times 24.8.2014 Google News India
Ranchi bandh tomorrow over torture on shooting champion for conversion Hindustan Times Hindu right-wing groups have called a day-long Ranchi bandh on Monday to protest the alleged torture on a champion shooter by her husband to convert to Islam. The groups also staged a torch light procession on Sunday evening to put pressure on ...
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Lathicharge, Firing Follow ‘Tortured’ Cab Driver’s Suicide 24.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Bail for Woman Who Killed 2 Daughters, Tried to Commit Suicide 20.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Harassed husbands cheer SC move to penalise misuse of dowry harassment law 19.8.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Harassed husbands cheer SC move to penalise misuse of dowry harassment law
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Life lost as police choose easy way out 19.8.2014 Telegraph: Bengal
Tamluk, Aug. 18: A CPM member's wife was found hanging in her home in East Midnapore this morning and her husband has alleged she was gang-raped and murdered by Trinamul supporters who demanded she should pay Rs 12 lakh if he did not show up before them.
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Tortured by wife, man sets himself ablaze 18.8.2014 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Fed up with alleged torture at the hands of his wife and in-laws, a courier delivery boy committed suicide by setting himself on fire at Dhandran road here on Saturday late ...
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Shocking Stories of Caste Discrimination at Public Hearing 17.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Alcoholic Killed by Wife, Mother-in-law 14.8.2014 The New Indian Express - Andhra Pradesh - http://newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/
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Woman, child injured in acid attack 12.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Woman, child injured in acid attack
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China releases human rights lawyer jailed for years: Relative 8.8.2014 TOI: All Headlines
China releases human rights lawyer jailed for years: Relative
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The CIA is getting away with keeping every important secret about torture 7.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
A definitive Senate report about one of Americas darkest periods continues to be withheld precisely because the agency behind it refuses to come clean At this point, is there anything the Central Intelligence Agency thinks it cant get away with? To recap: the CIA systematically tortured people, then lied about it. Destroyed evidence of it, then lied about that. Spied on the US Senate staffers investigating the agency for torture , then lied about that. Now, after somehow being put in charge of deciding what parts of the Senates final report on that torture should be redacted, the CIA has predictively censored the key evidence of the litany of all of those transgressions. I redacted *just* 15% of Obama's full statement on torture from last Friday's press conf. Makes a difference, huh? pic.twitter.com/3MxdyMgdWs Ultimately, as we learned with Abu Ghraib, the best way of guarding against torture is an American public well informed about the moral and strategic costs of such ...
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