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eleven Taser deaths in as many years – RIP Dalian Atkinson

Well-loved ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson (aged 48) lost his life last week (in the early hours of Monday, August 15th) shortly after he was Tasered by police outside his father’s home in the Trench area of Telford, Shropshire. 1 117 mots de plus

Britain

Britain's atrocious arms trade

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,533

Thursday 25 August 2016.

Dear Mrs May,

Figures from the Stockholm Peace Research Institute in 2015 show that between 2010-14 Britain was the 6th biggest arms exporter in the world. 395 mots de plus

Keith Lindsay-Cameron

Amnesty condemns Iraq's execution of 36 men over Speicher massacre

BAGHDAD,— Amnesty International on Monday condemned the hanging in Iraq of 36 men convicted of a mass killing of soldiers, saying some of their confessions were extorted under threats and torture. 36 mots de plus

News

Sedition charge against Amnesty justified: Justice Hegde

Bengaluru, Aug 19: The sedition charge against NGO Amnesty International for allowing people to raise anti-India slogans at an event it had organised last week is completely justified, says former Supreme Court judge Santhosh Hegde. 35 mots de plus

Vicky Nanjappa

Sedition against NGO, but no 'amnesty' for violent ABVP protesters either

Bengaluru, Aug 20: The Bengaluru police have slapped a series of cases against the ABVP ranging from kidnapping minors to rioting.

The ABVP has been seeking the arrest of Amnesty International activists against whom sedition charges have been filed. 26 mots de plus

General

SCMP: Special Police Units to Prevent Trouble When Hongkongers Vote

South China Morning Post reports: Hong Kong police will hold unprecedented election security drills next week ahead of the Legislative Council polls, and mobilise all regional response teams set up after the  515 mots de plus

Politics

"The Awful Clarity" of Israeli Oppression Becomes Murky Spin in the NYT

When writer Michael Chabon visited the West Bank city of Hebron earlier this year, the brutal reality of the Israeli occupation hit him with force. During an interview with… 1 291 mots de plus

Israel