Child seen crying inside cage leads Chinese authorities to investigate parents

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:19:39 +0000

Chinese toddler seen in cage leads to probe

Chinese authorities are investigating a 22-month-old girl’s parents after a video of her in a cage circulated online.

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Torture still scars Iranians 40 years after revolution

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 07:39:22 +0000

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The surviving inmates who suffered torture at the hands of Iran’s police and dreaded SAVAK intelligence service still bear both visible and hidden scars.

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Lawmakers slam Duterte’s dire remark vs state auditors

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 07:18:39 +0000

MANILA, Philippines  – President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent tirade and remark on the abduction and torture of Commission on Audit (COA) auditors and officials for supposedly hampering government work proves his unabashed disdain for accountability and checks and balances, Akbayan party-list Rep. Tom Villarin said  on Wednesday. READ: Duterte: Let’s just kidnap and torture COA execs Villarin warned […]

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Modern witch hunts terrorize New Guinea highlands

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 06:06:29 +0000

Papua New Guinea witch hunts

A spate of brutal witch-hunts has plunged parts of Papua New Guinea’s highlands into a state of terror, as fearful tribes blame dark forces for their rapidly changing world. In one particularly horrifying incident, an elderly woman writhes and pleads hysterically as she is mercilessly beaten, raped and tortured on a hut floor, before her […]

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