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Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

Iranian woman hangedA 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged Saturday, the official news agency IRNA said. The sentence was carried out despite international pleas for her life to be spared.

Reyhaneh Jabbari walked to the gallows at dawn in Tehran's Evin prison after failing to secure a reprieve from the murder victim's relatives within the 10-day deadline set by Sharia law, which has been in force since the country’s 1979 revolution.

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Number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

Rohingya exodus fom mayanmarA growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday.

Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit advocacy group Arakan Project, said there has been a huge surge since Oct. 15, with an average of 900 people per day piling into cargo ships parked off Rakhine state.

That's nearly 10,000 in less than two weeks, one of the biggest upticks yet.

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Ferguson police committed human rights abuses, rights group says

Ferguson policePolice in Ferguson, Missouri committed human rights abuses as they sought to quell mostly peaceful protests that erupted after a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager in August, an international human rights organization said in a report published Friday.

Amnesty International found that U.S. authorities should investigate Ferguson law enforcement for alleged abuses that occurred during weeks of racially charged protests. The demonstrations erupted after Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown on Aug. 9.

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US decides against military tribunals for non- Guantánamo detainees

Bagram Air BaseThe Obama administration has decided against charging detainees held outside Guantánamo Bay in its controversial military commissions, ending a year-long debate that has simmered among its national-security lawyers.

The debate had been prompted by concerns about the continued viability of detentions of non-Afghans held by the US at Bagram airfield in Afghanistan. During the 13-year war, the US has held battlefield detainees at Bagram without charge.

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Report: Female migrant workers abused in the UAE

UAE migrants exploitedHuman Rights Watch (HRW) released a damning report Thursday on the condition of migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates, alleging that they are frequently “trapped, exploited and abused.”

“I already Bought You,” the title of the 79 page report, refers to the fee “employment agencies” charge the workers. The fee is sometimes covered by the employer in the receiving country, which makes some employers believe they somehow "own" the employee.

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White House Chief Of Staff Negotiating Redaction Of CIA Torture Report

denis McDonoughWhite House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough is personally negotiating how much of the Senate's so-called torture report, a probe into the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, will be redacted, according to sources involved in the negotiations.

McDonough's leading role in the redaction discussion has raised eyebrows in the Senate, given that his position comes with a broad array of urgent responsibilities and that the Obama White House has a team of qualified national security advisers.

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American Jeffrey Fowle released from captivity by North Korea

Jeffrey FowleAn Ohio man held captive in North Korea for leaving a Bible inside a nightclub has been released after six months detained, the State Department said Tuesday.

Jeffrey Fowle, 56, was arrested in Chongjin on May 7 during a vacation tour in the northern part of the Communist country. Fowle, who is married with three children, was preparing for trial after leaving a Bible in a provincial nightclub.

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