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Controversy over capital punishment

The Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) has called for a reconsideration of what crimes are subject to the death penalty, following the sentencing of 14 militants involved in attacks on security forces in north Sinai last year. The EOHR condemned the attackers and supported their facing trial, but it also called for a review …

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Assam has been flooded three times in the last four months by the Brahmaputra River AFP, Biju Boro

Two million flee India floods as aid effort struggles

GUWAHATI, India (AFP) — Fresh rains hampered a military air operation to help flood victims in northeastern India, where more than two million people have been forced from their homes, officials said Wednesday. Disaster management chiefs overseeing the aid effort in Assam state also said the number of people killed in flood-related incidents had reached …

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