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Indian Court Sentences 2003 Mumbai Bombers to Death
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-08-06

MUMBAI (RPRN) 8/6/2009--An Indian court has sentenced three people to death for carrying out bomb attacks in India's commercial capital, Mumbai, in 2003 that killed 52 people. The special court in Mumbai handed down the death penalties Thursday after convicting

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Who says "no" to women's human rights - A Message from Amnesty USA
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-07-17

WASHINGTON (RPRN) 7/17/2009--Right now, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are gathering to determine whether a new, federal office dedicated to defending women's human rights will become permanent.An upcoming vote could derail our recent success in moving this process

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DeVry-Owned Vet School Stops Killing but Animal Suffering Continues
(rushPRNews) By: PETA 2009-06-10

by Ian Smith Norfolk, Va. (RPRN) 6/10/2009- — As a result of an ongoing campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, which is located on the island of St. Kitts and

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First Guantanamo Detainee Enters US for Trial
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-06-09

WASHINGTON (RPRN) 6/9/2009--U.S. authorities have moved a Guantanamo Bay terror suspect to the United States for the first time to face trial. The Justice Department says alleged al-Qaida conspirator Ahmed Ghailani arrived in New York Tuesday for prosecution in the

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Call for journalists' release as trial date nears in North Korea
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-06-04

New York, (RPRN) 6/4/2009---On the eve of the June 4 criminal trial date for U.S. television journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling in North Korea, the Committee to Protect Journalists calls for all countries involved in the Six Party Talks

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UN Endorses Controversial Peacekeeping Plan for DRC
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-05-19

By Peter Heinlein Goma, Congo (RPRN) 5/19/2009--The U.N. Security Council, on a tour of Africa, has given a vote of confidence to its controversial peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The mission's peacekeeping strategy involves working hand in hand

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American-Iranian Journalist Roxana Saberi Leaves Iran
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-05-15

Sentence Reduced But Saberi Not Acquitted Of Espionage Charges Reporter was arrested while buying a bottle of wine, which is illegal in Iran Tehran, Iran (RPRN) 5/15/2009--The American journalist recently freed from an Iranian prison has left Iran.Associates of Roxana Saberi say

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Jamaican Gunman Arrested After Holding Plane Crew Hostage
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-04-20

Kingston, Jamaica (RPRN) 04/20/09-Jamaican officials say they have arrested the lone gunman who was holding five crew members of a CanJet airliner hostage at Montego Bay's airport. Jamaican Information Minister Daryl Vaz told CNN the standoff is over, and everyone

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Somali Pirates Attack Another US Ship
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-04-15

By Alisha Ryu Nairobi, (RPRN)15 April 2009-Details are emerging about a failed hijacking of an American cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden, Tuesday. The attack came just days after the U.S. Navy rescued an American hostage from pirates off the

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Hijacker Deaths Anger Fellow Pirates

Unlike the romanticized image of 18th-century swashbucklers put forth by Hollywood, modern-day Somalis often turn to piracy as one of few ways to earn a living in their anarchic nation Obama vows to stop rise of piracy off African coast By Matthew

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