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Egyptian Policeman Sentenced to 10 Years for Killing Activist

CAIRO, June 19 – An Egyptian criminal court on Monday sentenced a policeman to 10 years in prison for killing an activist during a march marking the fourth anniversary of a 2011 uprising, judicial sources told Reuters. First Lieutenant Yaseen Hatem was charged in March 2015 with action that “led to the death” of Shaimaa

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One Third of Global Population Lives in Nations Without Freedoms

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, Jan 27 – More than a third of the world’s population, or 2.6 billion people, live in nations and territories gripped by repression, corruption and human rights abuses, with the worst being Syria, Tibet and Somalia, an advocacy group said on Wednesday. The year 2015 – shaped by mass migration,

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