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23 July 2014
Three Anti-World Cup Activists Accuse Brazil of Political Persecution, Unsuccessfully Seek Asylum From Uruguay
Eloisa Samy, a lawyer who has defends activists, was "preemptively" arrested before the World Cup final, accused of forming an armed gang. She was later released, then arrested again.
22 July 2014
18 July 2014
Police are confiscating and destroying truckloads of mangoes because they are contaminated with dangerous levels of formalin, a strong solution of formaldehyde sprayed on fruit to extend their shelf life.
15 July 2014
Groups protesting a possible repeal of a colonial-era anti-sodomy law have tried to distance themselves from being labeled "homophobic." Caribbean bloggers insist on calling a spade a spade.
7 July 2014
Paul Bismuth is a real estate developer in Israel who happened to go to high school with Sarkozy's lawyer. When prosecutors investigating corruption wiretapped Sarkozy's phone, Sarkozy adopted the alias.
6 July 2014
The sentence is part of Saudi Arabia's continued crackdown on human rights activists. Abulkhair was charged with “insulting general order” and “inflaming public opinion”.
5 July 2014
Eleven young men were arrested in Egypt while having a late night Ramadan meal, Suhoor, and accused of illegal gathering. Noor Mattar checks out the Suhoor detainees.
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