Robbery suspect shocked twice with Taser before he diedRobbery suspect shocked twice with Taser before he diedThe victim that received the Taser shot, aged about 50, received a shock that would later prove fatal in OTR around 10 p.m., District 1 police dispatch confirmed to The Enquirer on Tuesday morning.
Outrage after Egypt sentences Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years prisonOutrage after Egypt sentences Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years prisonHuman rights activists express outrage at sentencing of reporters on scant evidence.
Helping Ohio prostitutes get off the streetsHelping Ohio prostitutes get off the streetsSpecial programs and courts are popping up across the nation to help women prostituting find stability.
Austria finds 20 migrants dead in truckAustria finds 20 migrants dead in truckThe shocking find came as Austria hosted a summit in Vienna on Europe’s refugee crisis for Western Balkan nations
Legal prostitution still poses problems: Your SayLegal prostitution still poses problems: Your SayAmnesty International has joined other human rights groups calling for the decriminalization of prostitution.
11-year-old rape victim gives birth11-year-old rape victim gives birth(NEWSER) – An 11-year-old rape victim in Paraguay is now a mother.
11-year-old gives birth in Paraguay11-year-old gives birth in ParaguayAn 11-year-old Paraguayan girl who had been denied an abortion gave birth on Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in the poor South American nation and drew criticism from human rights groups.
Denied abortion, girl, 11, gives birth in ParaguayDenied abortion, girl, 11, gives birth in ParaguayDoctors said there were no complications and both the mother and baby were resting.
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Amnesty International Wants to Legalize Prostitution WorldwideAmnesty International Wants to Legalize Prostitution WorldwideLONDON — The world's biggest human rights organization voted Tuesday to support the decriminalization of prostitution worldwide.
World's biggest human rights group wants to legalize prostitutionWorld's biggest human rights group wants to legalize prostitutionGroups argue the best way to protect the safety of people who sell sex is to legalize the industry.
Soapbox: Why does US maintain its death penalty?Soapbox: Why does US maintain its death penalty?Despite dwindling advocacy, the US maintains its death penalty. Rudy Bowman asks “Why?”
Amnesty approves policy to decriminalize sex tradeAmnesty approves policy to decriminalize sex tradeSome women’s rights groups say it is tantamount to advocating the legalization of pimping and brothel owning
Nigeria To Step Up Local Arms Manufacture In Boko Haram FightNigeria To Step Up Local Arms Manufacture In Boko Haram FightABUJA — Nigeria said Friday it would step up domestic arms manufacture for the military to cut its reliance on foreign weaponry in its fight with Boko Haram Islamists.
Some former congressmen keep campaign cashSome former congressmen keep campaign cashThere's nothing illegal about it, but some critics see them as political slush funds.
After capturing Syrian town, IS abducts dozens of ChristiansAfter capturing Syrian town, IS abducts dozens of Christians The Islamic State group has abducted 230 residents, including dozens of Christians, from a central Syrian town.
Some former congressional lawmakers keep campaign cashSome former congressional lawmakers keep campaign cashFormer Reps. Tom Reynolds and John LaFalce of the Buffalo area left office years ago but still maintain campaign committees with hundreds of thousands of dollars remaining.
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Issa: Nigeria's military needs training, not armsIssa: Nigeria's military needs training, not armsThe United States is ready to provide military training to help Nigeria's battle against Islamic extremists, the leader of a U.S. congressional delegation said here.
Pakistan hangs man family says convicted as a minorPakistan hangs man family says convicted as a minorAuthorities hanged Shafqat Hussain shortly before dawn Tuesday at a Karachi prison
Lennon honored with artwork showing him in yellow submarineLennon honored with artwork showing him in yellow submarineStanding in front of artwork depicting Manhattan as a yellow submarine and John Lennon as the pilot displaying the peace sign, Yoko Ono joined Bono and other guests to honor her late husband Wednesday.
India hangs man sentenced to die for ’93 Mumbai blastsIndia hangs man sentenced to die for ’93 Mumbai blastsThe only person sentenced to death for his role in the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people was hanged Thursday
LMPD: Use of force rules align with UN, AmnestyLMPD: Use of force rules align with UN, AmnestyLMPD compared its own use of force policy with guidelines from United Nations, Amnesty International
Summer camp for Iraqi Shiite boys: training to fight ISSummer camp for Iraqi Shiite boys: training to fight IS They were taught how to hold, control and aim light weapons, though they didn't fire them.
LMPD finds use of force policy reflects standardsLMPD finds use of force policy reflects standardsThe review of its use of force policy is in response to demands of community members
In Ethiopia, a cry for basic freedomsIn Ethiopia, a cry for basic freedomsEthiopians have a simple message for Obama: Make the government respect our freedoms.
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Nigerian President: US Arms Ban Aids Boko HaramNigerian President: US Arms Ban Aids Boko HaramNigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari warned Washington on Wednesday that a US refusal to arm his troops because of "so-called human rights violations" only helps Boko Haram.
Boko Haram tops agenda for Nigerian leader meet with ObamaBoko Haram tops agenda for Nigerian leader meet with ObamaNigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari has inherited a firestorm of problems.
Suicide bombs kill 64 in Nigeria on Muslim holidaySuicide bombs kill 64 in Nigeria on Muslim holidaySuicide bombs have killed at least 64 people in multiple blasts in the northeastern towns of Gombe and Damaturu