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A Nostalgia For Injustice

This week a scandal erupted in Australia.  Reported in part from my home town, the exposé has rippled across the globe, making front page headlines as far away as Canada and Europe.  1 338 mots de plus

2016

Turkey repurposes dog shelter site as 'Traitors' Cemetery' for dead coup plotters

ISTANBUL — Tucked in the back corner of a construction site for a new dog shelter in eastern Istanbul lies a freshly dug, unmarked grave — the first in the new « Traitors’ Cemetery, » created specifically to hold the bodies of coup plotters who died in the July 15 abortive putsch. 704 mots de plus

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Indonesia have executed four convicted drug traffickers, including three Nigerians, early on Friday as it pushed ahead with its « war against drugs », although another 10 scheduled executions were delayed. 387 mots de plus

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“Rights hard-won cannot be taken away”

I just signed Amnesty International’s petition “Rights hard-won cannot be taken away”, calling on President Erdogan to uphold human rights in Turkey, even in a state of emergency.  103 mots de plus

SOCIETY

07.28.16: The Amazonas Deputies

The National Assembly defied the country’s top court today, the Tribunal Supremo de Justicia (TSJ), by holding a swearing-in ceremony for three deputies from Amazonas states… 694 mots de plus

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Amnesty International: Turkey, Return of the Death Penalty?

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Read here for a brief overview on the situation in Turkey

Over the past few days, we have seen Turkey plunge into a full state of emergency as the government has conducted a crackdown of epic proportions following the failed coup. 346 mots de plus