(AP) - Israel's Supreme Court has brought forward a hearing this week on the
appeal of a Palestinian prisoner waging an unprecedented two-month hunger
strike, court officials and his lawyers said Monday. A statement from the
Supreme Court said Khader Adnan's appeal will be Full...
(AP) - China has detained and forced into re-education classes hundreds of
Tibetans who went to India to receive religious instruction from the Dalai
Lama, a U.S.-based human rights group said. It is the first time since the late
1970s that Full
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LUMPUR Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia's government introduced legislation Tuesday to
stop arrests based on their political beliefs and indefinite detainments
without trial. The Security Offenses Bill presented to Parliament's lower house
would replace the 52-year-old Internal Security Act...
Yemen (AP) - Thousands of Yemenis rallied the capital Sanaa on Saturday, urging
authorities to release 117 protesters arrested during the yearlong popular
uprising against former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Activist Fathi al-Baadani
said the rally is also a protest against the Full
Ivory Coast (AP) - Ivory Coast security officials are torturing dozens of
detainees by administering electric shocks and other forms of abuse, Amnesty
International alleged Friday. The victims include people charged with
endangering state security in the wake of a recent spate of attacks...
Tunisia (AP) - A second suspect in the attack on Tunisia's U.S. embassy died
Saturday after months on a hunger strike, his lawyer said. Mohammed Bakhti, a
prominent member of the ultraconservative Muslim Salafi movement, was admitted
to intensive care days earlier following complications...