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Myanmar’s junta faces fresh claims of atrocity as dozens of bodies are found in burnt-out homes

The Daily Telegraph 18 May 2022
Dozens of charred bodies have been found inside the ruins of burnt-out homes in Sagaing, northwest Myanmar, raising accusations of fresh military atrocities in the conflict-ridden Southeast Asian nation ... The military has not commented on the allegations ... The military takeover, ...
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Judge: Regulators wrong to ban beer label that had naked man

The Associated Press 18 May 2022
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's military has found a new mission in life for a talented dog who was rescued from abusive owners, recruiting 2-year-old Logan to serve in counterterrorism operations for an elite bomb squad ... “This was a challenge to which the military had to ...
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New Committee Head Appointed by Department of Defense to Address Military Suicides

The Epoch Times 18 May 2022
... nine including�an epidemiologist, a retired military chaplain, and experts in public health, substance abuse, and�sexual assault and suicide.
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What veterans and service members need to know about military discharge upgrades

Federal News Radio 18 May 2022
This could result in a service member becoming eligible to reenlist in the military or avoiding having to explain why their DD-214 lists things like “drug abuse” or “serious misconduct” under the narrative for separation ... Eric Duncan is an Associate in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Buffalo office, where he focuses his practice around military law.
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Sri Lanka war anniversary: Tamil victims remembered in Colombo

Business Line 18 May 2022
While the UN has recorded at least 40,000 civilian deaths in the final stages of the war, many in the island’s south are yet to confront hard questions about the Sri Lankan military’s alleged human rights abuses targeting civilians reportedly directed to a ‘No fire zone’.
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‘Shireen was our voice’: Abu Akleh honoured at Washington vigil

Al Jazeera 18 May 2022
Several attendees questioned Washington’s logic of allowing Israel, whose military is the prime suspect in the killing, to investigate itself ... Palestinian rights advocates have been urging the administration to condition or restrict US aid to Israel over the killing of Abu Akleh and other rights abuses.
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What we know about the investigation into Native American boarding schools

The Oklahoman 18 May 2022
Native students were often abused and forced to do heavy labor and military drills ... It has direct ties to high rates of violence, poverty, mental health disorders and substance abuse, the Interior Department investigation confirmed ... notorious for its military-like conditions.
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Stella Launches "Your Trauma is Valid" Campaign to Challenge How Society Justifies Emotional Traumas

Longview News-Journal 18 May 2022
Texas was chosen due to it being the state with the most unique victims of child abuse in the United States. At the Dallas-Fort Worth airport, known for its military presence, a billboard of a family hugging with the headline, "I wasn't the one who went to war" taps into Secondary ...
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Tunisia court 'consolidates with opposition MP jailings

The New Arab 17 May 2022
Four opposition lawmakers from Tunisia's dissolved parliament were jailed on Tuesday by a military court, their lawyer said, the latest human rights abuses following President Kais Saied's seizure of power last year ... Saied faces internal and external criticism that he uses the judiciary, including the military, against his opponents.
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Tunisia military court jails four opposition lawmakers

The New Arab 17 May 2022
Four opposition lawmakers from Tunisia's dissolved parliament were jailed on Tuesday by a military court, their lawyer said, amid growing concern over human rights abuses following President Kais Saied's seizure of power last year ... Saied faces internal and external criticism that he uses the judiciary, including the military, against his opponents.
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Tunisia military court jails four opposition lawmakers, lawyer says

Reuters 17 May 2022
TUNIS, May 17 (Reuters) - Four opposition lawmakers from Tunisia's dissolved parliament were jailed on Tuesday by a military court, their lawyer said, amid growing concern over human rights abuses following President Kais Saied's seizure of power last year.
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US Plans to Boost Penalty on Russia, China Export Violations

Democratic Underground 17 May 2022
... needed for its military. The Biden administration also is using export controls put in place under its predecessor to limit cutting-edge tech exports to China, its top geopolitical rival, to keep them from being used by the military or for surveillance and human rights abuses.
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Seven U.S. Lobbies Slam F-16 Sales to Turkey

Asbarez 17 May 2022
The United States must not reward Turkey with new weapons and military equipment given the Erdogan regime’s long record of human rights abuses, destabilizing actions, and failure to live up to NATO commitments,” stated Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ).
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Some Ukrainian journalists are leaving the media for the military in the name of patriotism

CPJ 16 May 2022
“I’m going to war,” Makhov wrote, under the photo showing him in military clothing ... Ukrainian military ... Given his current military status, and his past writings disclosing abuse at the hands of Russian separatists, how does Aseyev think he would be treated if he’s captured again?.
photo: AP / Sophie Garcia
A mutinous soldier fires into the air at the Bobo interchange, near the Lamizana camp in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou Sunday Jan. 23, 2022. Witnesses are reporting heavy gunfire at a military base raising fears that a coup attempt is underway
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Burkina Faso: Armed Islamists Kill, Rape Civilians

Human Rights Watch 16 May 2022
(Nairobi) – Armed Islamist groups and government security forces and militia in Burkina Faso are committing increased abuses against civilians as the conflict there intensifies and widens, Human Rights Watch said today ... Abuses by Armed Islamist Groups ... Abuses by the Army and Pro-Government Militias.

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