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  • Human rights group sees growing proof of abductions, torture in Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Armed separatist groups and pro-Kiev forces have abducted, then beaten and tortured activists, protesters and journalists in eastern Ukraine in the last three months, Amnesty International said in a report published on Friday.
  • Myanmar jails reporters, newspaper boss for 10 years

    YANGON, (Reuters) - Four journalists and a newspaper boss were sentenced in Myanmar on Thursday to 10 years' jail with hard labor for reporting about an alleged chemical weapons factory, legal and media sources said. A court in the central town of...

    Yemen extradites Ethiopian opposition official to Addis Ababa: government

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Yemeni authorities have handed over to Ethiopia an opposition official who had been sentenced to death in absentia on charges of plotting to overthrow the Addis Ababa government, state media reported on Wednesday. Andargachew...

    Fifty-three blindfolded bodies found in Iraq as political leaders bicker

    BAGHDAD Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces found 53 corpses, blindfolded and handcuffed, south of Baghdad on Wednesday as Shi'ite and Kurdish leaders traded accusations over an Islamist insurgency raging in the country's Sunni provinces. Officials...

    As China cracks down on dissent, activists press US to raise issue

    BEIJING With Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials in the midst of two days of meetings with their Chinese counterparts, human rights activists are urging them to elevate a topic that President Xi Jinping would rather dodge: his...