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Myanmar court convicts Suu Kyi on more corruption charges

Asahi News 16 Aug 2022
The military government has been accused of human rights abuses including arbitrary arrests and killings, torture, and military sweeps that include air attacks on civilians and the burning of entire villages ... Suu Kyi, 77, has been the face of opposition to military rule in Myanmar for more than three decades.
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Vanessa Guillén's family moves forward with $35 million lawsuit against U.S. government

San Antonio Current 16 Aug 2022
Before that ruling, the military was shielded from sexual abuse-related damage claims because of an interpretation of military doctrine that said ...
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Family of slain Texas soldier Vanessa Guillen seeking $35 million in damages

New York Post 16 Aug 2022
AUSTIN, Texas — The family of a Texas soldier who was was sexually harassed and killed at a military base near Killeen in 2020 filed a lawsuit Friday seeking $35 million in damages from the U.S ... The family of 20-year-old Vanessa Guillen is seeking damages on the basis of sexual harassment, abuse, assault, rape, sodomy and wrongful death.
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Laura Ingraham: Voters might say it’s ‘time to turn the page’ on Trump

Yahoo Daily News 16 Aug 2022
The military leadership, the civilian leadership, the civil service, those in Congress who have abused their power, all of them have to held accountable,” Ingraham said on her prime-time show, hours after news of the search broke.Story continues.
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Matt Gaetz plays defense in Northwest Florida primary battle as 'MAGA' allies join forces

NWF Daily News 16 Aug 2022
Gaetz's remarks on Saturday consisted of a back and forth with Jordan in which they promised if they retook power in the House, they would launch an investigation into abuse of power by the Department of Justice and that they would push forward a bill to restore the military ...
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Mexico president to bypass congress to keep army in streets

Longview News-Journal 15 Aug 2022
He has relied heavily on the military not just for crime-fighting ... Soldiers aren't trained for that, the military by nature isn't very open to scrutiny, it has been implicated in human rights abuses, and the presence of troops hasn't resolved the pressing question of how to reform police, prosecutors and courts.
photo: AP / Marco Ugarte, File
FILE - National Guardsmen guard a site where a confrontation took place with what authorities say were groups of criminals, that left several police officers wounded and more than a dozen people detained, in Tupilejo, on the outskirts of Mexico City, July 12, 2022.
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Mexico President fights to keep army in streets

NewstalkZB 15 Aug 2022
He has relied heavily on the military not just for crime-fighting ... Soldiers aren't trained for that, the military by nature isn't very open to scrutiny, it has been implicated in human rights abuses, and the presence of troops hasn't resolved the pressing question of how to reform police, prosecutors and courts.
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Myanmar court adds six years to Suu Kyi's jail sentence

The Manila Times 15 Aug 2022
The military said it acted because there had been massive voting fraud, but independent election observers did not find any major irregularity ... The junta has been accused of human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrests and killings, torture, and military sweeps that include air attacks on civilians and the burning of entire villages.
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Aung San Suu Kyi given six extra years in prison on corruption charges

The Observer 15 Aug 2022
The military government has been accused of human rights abuses including arbitrary arrests and killings, torture, and military sweeps that include air attacks on civilians and the burning of entire villages. Suu Kyi, 77, has been the face of opposition to military rule in Myanmar for more than three decades.
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Myanmar court convicts deposed leader Suu Kyi in corruption cases

Al Jazeera 15 Aug 2022
Military’s power grab ... The military government has been accused of human rights abuses including arbitrary arrests and killings, torture and military sweeps that include air attacks on civilians and the burning of entire villages. Suu Kyi has been the face of opposition to military rule in Myanmar for more than 30 years.
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Is the Pakistan Army Chief's visit to Sandhurst a strategic shift away from China and ...

Beijing News 15 Aug 2022
... the equivalent of the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun ... Some observers call it a strategic shift but many have criticised the UK for hosting General Bajwa as chief guest at the prestigious Royal Military Academy - a person responsible for human rights abuses in his own country.
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Myanmar court convicts Aung San Suu Kyi on more corruption charges

The Los Angeles Times 15 Aug 2022
The military government has been accused of human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrests and killings, torture and military sweeps that include air attacks on civilians and the burning of entire villages. Suu Kyi, 77, has been the face of opposition to military rule in Myanmar for more than three decades.
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Forgotten Victims: The Elderly Victims Of An Escalating Conflict In Ukraine

OWP 15 Aug 2022
Save the Children estimates that almost half of Ukrainian refugees are children and a significant portion of the rest are women, as military conscription prohibits most adult men from leaving ... It is imperative that Russia condemn these acts of abuse and breaches of international law.
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French Forces Complete Departure From Mali

Voa News 15 Aug 2022
The last French armed forces in Mali have relocated to Niger, after a falling out with Mali's military government and its alleged use of Russian mercenaries ... “The last military unit of the Barkhane Force present on Malian territory crossed the border between Mali and Niger,” at 11.00 A.M.
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French military: Last group of soldiers has left Mali

Metro USA 15 Aug 2022
NICE, France (AP) — The last French army unit left Mali on Monday, according to a statement from the French military, nine years after Paris sent troops to the West African country to help drive Islamic extremists from power ... Niger on Monday afternoon, the French military said.

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