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Morocco suicide victim fell prey to society, laws
Posted on 20 Mar 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

KHMIS SAHEL Morocco (AP) - Escape for 16-year-old Amina Filali from her marriage came in the form of a pill of rat poison she bought in the market for 60 cents. Pressured by a conservative rural Moroccan society, a judge and her own mother to marry... Read More

UN says Congo's army committed rapes in east
Posted on 15 Dec 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Preliminary investigations by the U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo indicate that Congolese army soldiers committed rapes, looting and other human rights violations after they retreated from the key city of Goma following its... Read More

Venezuela judge on trial refuses to enter court
Posted on 3 Dec 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

CARACAS Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan authorities began trying the country's most famous judge in absentia Wednesday while she refused to enter the courtroom alleging violations of her rights. Coming nearly three years after her arrest, the trial... Read More