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Egypt: Establish International Inquiry Into Rab’a Massacre

An officer from the Egyptian Central Security Forces (CSF) takes aim at a crowd of retreating protesters as security forces disperse the Rab’a sit-in on August 14, 2013. © 2013 AFP/Getty Images

No Charges 2 Years After Security Forces Killed At Least 800 Protesters  Human Rights Watch Egyptian authorities have held no government official or member of the security forces responsible for the mass killing of protesters in Cairo’s Rab’a al-Adawiya Square two years ago. On August 14, 2013, security forces killed at least 817 people and most likely more than 1,000 …

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Infant Mortality Rises in Gaza for First Time in 53 Years

A Palestinian doctor holds the dead body of a baby girl following an Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza City on August 19, 2014.

A new study by the U.N. aid agency for Palestinian refugees says.that infant mortality rate in Gaza has risen for the first time in more than 50 years, A statement from the UNRWA relief agency released said “The number of babies dying before the age of one has consistently gone down over the last decades in Gaza, from 127 per …

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Michigan family expects thirteenth child after twelve boys


A couple in Rockford, Michigan, who had catapulted to fame when they had their 12th boy, announced that now expecting their 13th child. Jay and Kateri Schwandt had caused a stir when they welcomed their 12th son, Tucker, on August 4th, 2013 at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Hospital. They are expecting their 13th child on May 9th, 2015. All of …

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All According to Plan

Human Rights Watch

The Rab’a Massacre and Mass Killings of Protesters in Egypt – HRW   The 188-page report documents the way the Egyptian police and army methodically opened fire with live ammunition on crowds of demonstrators opposed to the military’s July 3 ouster of Mohamed Morsy, Egypt’s first elected civilian president, at six demonstrations between July 5 and August 17, 2013. While …

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Rights group says Israel intimidated immigrants to return to Africa


International advocacy group Human Rights Watch published a report on Tuesday suggesting that Israel had illegally coerced around 7,000 African migrants to return to Africa, where some might face prosecution. “Israel’s convoluted legal rules thwart Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers’ attempts to secure protection under Israeli and international law. Israeli authorities have… denied them access to fair and efficient asylum …

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