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    Myanmar army admits prisoner abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:45am on May 14, 2020

    Myanmar’s military has conceded its troops abused prisoners in Rakhine State after a video of soldiers battering blindfolded detainees spread on social media — a...

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    Pope prays for lockdown victims of domestic abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 10:03pm on April 13, 2020

    Pope Francis prayed Monday for the growing number of women subjected to domestic abuse while living under coronavirus lockdown. The Argentine pontiff livestreamed an Easter...

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    Woody Allen memoir released by new publisher after protests

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:30pm on March 24, 2020

    Woody Allen’s controversial autobiography was released in the United States Monday, swiftly finding a new home after its original publisher pulled out after protests over...

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    Abuse of power creates discrimination: Serajul Islam Choudhury

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on March 20, 2020

    The abuse of power, the absence of security, anti-women sentiment and violence against children and women amount to discrimination and oppression, said Dhaka University professor...

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    Mobile court powers abuse must not continue

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2020

    THE abuse of power by mobile courts, which has raised concern leading to demands for an end to their operation, has come to the fore...

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    Stringency needed to stop power abuse by public servants

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2020

    A JOURNALIST went missing on March 10 and another journalist landed in jail after a mobile court in a ‘drive against narcotic substances’ at night...

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    Internet inventor warns web ‘not working for women’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:24pm on March 12, 2020

    The internet is ‘not working for women’ and is fuelling a new era of widespread abuse against females, the creator of the world wide web,...

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    UN condemns Myanmar over human rights abuses

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:44am on December 29, 2019

    The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution condemning human rights abuses against Muslim Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar, reports BBConline. The resolution also...

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    Ministry blamed for failure to protect female migrants from abuse

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on December 03, 2019

    The Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment failed to protect women migrant workers from sexual abuse and other exploitations in Saudi Arabia, said Parliamentarians’...

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    The many abuses of endless war

    William J Astore | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2019

    EVER since 2007, when I first started writing for TomDispatch, I’ve been arguing against America’s forever wars, whether in Afghanistan, Iraq, or elsewhere. Unfortunately, it’s...

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