User: flenvcenter Topic: Human Rights and Indigenous Rights-National
Category: Political Oppression
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In Bahrain, a smoldering insurgency reveals the resilience of Iran’s proxy war 18.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A rebellion against the gulf kingdom’s rulers shows how Tehran has adapted its support for proxy groups in different Middle Eastern countries.
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'Game of Thrones,' 'Handmaid's Tale' and 'black-ish' lead our 2018 Emmys buzzmeter 17.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
From "The Handmaid's Tale" to "The Assassination of Gianni Versace," our Buzzmeter experts tell us what they think will stand out in 14 key Emmy categories.
Coroner identifies 2 men electrocuted near power plant 17.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The El Paso County Coroner's Office has identified the two men who died last week after being electrocuted near the Ray Nixon Power Plant.
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Nicaraguan students enraged at repression turn on government 15.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Nicaraguan President Manuel Ortega has long been able to count on students as some of the most reliable backers of his leftist administration.
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Killers of 3 Mexican students dissolved 12 victims in acid 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A drug cartel’s assassins who killed three film students apparently mistaken for members of a rival gang and dissolved their bodies in acid did the same thing to nine other people, authorities said.
Rights group: Egypt uses solitary confinement as ‘torture’ 7.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Egypt is holding political prisoners in “prolonged and indefinite solitary confinement” that amounts to “torture,” an international rights group said Monday.
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Cody Fern plays the most involving victim in 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' 2.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Cody Fern, by most measures, was the least recognizable name attached to Ryan Murphy’s "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story."

The 30-year-old Australian actor had few credits to his name and prior to scooping up the role, had gone to London to work on a feature film that he...

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An assassin in Wolf’s clothing 2.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Journalists would do well to demonstrate the behavior we insist upon from others.
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Former military dictator of Bolivia dies 29.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Former Bolivian military dictator Luis Garcia Meza, who was serving a 30-year prison sentence, died Sunday. He was 88.
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Maureen Faulkner's plea to Larry Krasner: Help keep Mumia Abu-Jamal in jail | Opinion 27.4.2018 Philly.com News
We ask Krasner to set aside his desire for social and legal re-construction and aggressively perform the duties of the job he swore to perform and fight for all victims of murder and violent crime.
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The Character Assassination of Ronny Jackson 26.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The White House physician withdraws from consideration to run the VA.
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Trump delays release of some JFK assassination files until 2021, bowing to national security concerns 26.4.2018 Washington Post
In a White House memo, President Trump said that the nation’s intelligence community persuaded him to keep some documents secret because their exposure could harm.
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Malaysia Seeks Killers, Again, After Second High-Profile Assassination in a Year 23.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Investigators hunting two men accused of shooting and killing a Palestinian electrical engineer in the street described them Monday as Middle Eastern or European in appearance and said they may have fled this Southeast Asian country.
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Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian killing 23.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Malaysian police on Monday released composite images of two suspects who gunned down a Palestinian engineer and said they appeared to be European or Middle Eastern, fueling suspicion that the slaying was an Israeli assassination.
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Malaysia: Security beefed up after Palestinian gunned down 22.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Malaysian police said Sunday that an investigation was underway into the gunning down of a Palestinian man a day earlier and gave assurances that security was being beefed up in the country following recent high-profile assassinations.
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The bloody history of April 20: Mass murders, a 'fake news' war and environmental disaster 20.4.2018 Washington Post
The bloody history of April 20: Mass murders, a 'fake news' war and environmental disaster
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Dissident rebels kidnap 2 more along Ecuador-Colombia border 18.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Ecuadorean authorities said Tuesday that a dissident rebel group has kidnapped two more people in the same conflictive border area where three press workers taken hostage by the group were killed last week.
Pakistan watchdog says country failing on human rights 16.4.2018 Washington Post: World
An independent Pakistani watchdog criticized the country’s human rights record over the past year in a new report released Monday, saying the nation has failed to make progress.
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Widespread killings of candidates cast shadow over Mexican elections 10.4.2018 L.A. Times - World News

The hit men arrived by motorcycle at high noon, stepped into the Toreo Restaurant and, without uttering a word, opened fire on Antonia Jaimes Moctezuma.

Then they sped away, their mission completed.

Jaimes was a 47-year-old mother of two, the owner of the restaurant and aspirant for a state congressional...

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Spy vs. assassin? It's a pure and perverse matchup in BBC America's 'Killing Eve' 9.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Murder is a funny thing, weirdly adaptable to tragedy or comedy, intellectual puzzle-making or romantic fantasy. That one person taking another person's life should be the stuff of such a range of entertainments is remarkable.

But we have paid good money to watch humans send one another into the...

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