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Glorified by TV, torture is spreading

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Torture is rampant across the world and has become almost normalized by the “war on terror” and its glamorous portrayal in shows such as “24” and “Homeland,” Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

Posted: May 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Emirati woman gets jail in maids’ death, torture

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A Dubai court has upheld a 15-year jail term for an Emirati woman who tortured her Ethiopian maid to death by forcing her to drink pesticide, media reported on Monday.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Human rights group hits UK for ‘slavery’ of migrants

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A domestic worker holds up her UK Overseas Domestic Worker visa. The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said migrant domestic workers, including Filipino women brought to the United Kingdom by their employers, are being subjected to serious abuses like forced labor.  PHOTO FROM HRW.ORG

The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said migrant domestic workers, including Filipino women brought to the United Kingdom by their employers, are being subjected to serious abuses like forced labor.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Busted Filipinos assured of due process–Spanish envoy

Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Jorge Domecq: Due process. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Spanish officials in Manila on Thursday assured the public that a number of Filipinos detained for alleged drug trafficking in Spain would be accorded their legal rights as they face charges in court.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Raps filed in Taiwan fisher’s death

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Eight officers and personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will be charged with homicide for the May 2013 fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman in the Balintang Channel, an incident that strained ties between Manila and Taipei.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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