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  • ... from the Frontline Club in London share their views on a range of topics. ...
  • ... held captive for 17 years following their kidnapping while on a secret mission with their unit in Lebanon. "Prisoners of War" offers ... return home as heroes and work to overcome the trauma of torture and captivity while settling back into their disrupted family ...
  • ... Burt of George Mason University and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) offers her insight into the status of human rights trials in Guatemala. This includes the re- trial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt on genocide ...
  • Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was arraigned this week on charges related to his disappearance from a U.S. base in Afghanistan in ... the Taliban and held for five years, suffering extensive torture . The Taliban freed him last year in exchange for five Guantánamo ...
  • ... to the Armenian diaspora, featuring a film based on the story of Armenian Genocide survivor Aurora Mardiganian. ... in 1918, the tragedies come page after page. Between the torture , murder and sexual violence, it's hard to fathom how one person could ...
  • ... from her post and voted to conduct a formal impeachment trial . Matthew Taylor of American University joins Latin Pulse to discuss the ... interim president until the conclusion of the impeachment trial . In Rousseff’s reaction speech, she said 54 million Brazilians voted ...
  • ... of Old Towne Orange. There's a vintage Ascot stock racecar on the sales floor, and there are batting cages in the backroom. But once a ... Southern California in your inbox. Also, follow Artbound on  Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. ...
  • ... a $5.5 million reparations fund for victims of police torture . More than 200 people, most of them African-American, were tortured ... he was released three years later. He has since focused on the roughly 20 men tortured during the Burge era who remain behind ...
  • ... at Guantánamo. Over the years, Khan has detailed U.S. torture practices to his attorneys at the Center for Constitutional Rights, ... According to the declassified notes, Khan was waterboarded on two separate occasions, he was hung on a wooden beam for days on ...
  • ... colloquially implies "shoddy or second-rate work") focuses on Amjad Alian, a Palestinian journalist and Israeli citizen in search of his ... fun at the cultural divide, Kashua and his characters play on religious, cultural and political differences to daringly depict the mixed ...

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