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Marbella Ibarra: Mexican women's football pioneer killed

Marbella Ibarra's body was found showing signs of torture almost a month after she disappeared.

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US Indicts 15 Mexican Drug Cartel Leaders

The U.S. has announced action against Mexican criminal organization Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG). The group is involved in a wide variety of crimes, including drug trafficking, torture and murder. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday the Department of Justice has indicted 15 of CJNG's top leaders, financiers, drug sources, ...

China admits locking up Uyghurs, defends crackdown as necessary

China has fiercely defended an escalating crackdown in the far western province of Xinjiang as necessary for security, claiming inmates of ... /
Turkey renames street of their new U.S. embassy to ‘Malcolm X Avenue’

Turkey renames the street leading to the new US Embassy to Malcolm X Avenue in reverence to the famed Black Muslim civil rights leader. The post ...

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China Breaks Silence on Muslim Detention Camps, Calling Them ‘Humane’

A senior official defended the vast detention network in the Xinjiang region, calling it a “vocational education and training program.”

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Washington Has Stood by Riyadh through Multiple Crises

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has enjoyed the ultimate protected status from the United States throughout its short history. Riyadh has had a special ...

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Trump: 'Severe Punishment' for Saudi Arabia if Journalist Was Killed by Saudis

U.S. President Donald Trump has warned there will be "severe punishment" for Saudi Arabia if it is determined Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. In excerpts of an interview with ...

China's paranoia and oppression in Xinjiang has a long history

China finally admitted this week what had been widely reported: that it is interning thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of people in "re-education camps" in the far-western region of Xinjiang. /
Activist attorney Zahra Billoo addresses the Muslim fight demanding police brutality reform in California

Zahara Billoo, a civil rights attorney who provides direct legal services for victims of law enforcement targeting and Islamophobia is representing the Muslim fight to demand police brutality reform. The post Activist attorney Zahra Billoo addresses the Muslim fight demanding police brutality reform in California appeared first on theGrio.

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Somali boxer Ramla Ali: My mum said no Muslim girl would box

Somali boxer Ramla Ali told her mum she was going for a run. In fact she was fighting at the UK finals.

China legalizes Xinjiang 're-education camps'

Authorities in China's far-western Xinjiang region appear to have officially legalized so-called re-education camps for people accused of religious ...

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China Uighurs: Xinjiang legalises 'reeducation' camps

The move comes amid growing international concern over mass disappearances in western Xinjiang.

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US: China's Human Rights Abuses Increasing Under Xi

Protection of human rights in China has been on a "downward trajectory, by virtually every measure" since President Xi Jinping assumed power in 2012, a U.S. congressional study concluded Wednesday. The report by the politically bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China accused Beijing of embarking on the "unprecedented" repression ...

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The world decries Myanmar’s Rohingya abuses. Myanmar’s reply: denial, defiance and propaganda.

A tour with Myanmar’s media minders shows the military control after its brutal campaign against the country’s Muslim minority. /
Judge stops sending convicts to jail, but for good reason

  A Cleveland judge is fed up with the Cuyahoga County Jail and vows not to send any more suspects to jail following the deaths of six inmates who died in the last four months, reports. READ MORE: Suge Knight’s son posts ...

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Refugee Families Split Due to Stricter Screening to Enter US

Death threats drove Hadi Mohammed out of Iraq and to a small apartment in Nebraska, where he and his two young sons managed to settle as refugees. ...

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'Warning Shot' Fired at Wanted Muslim Cleric's US Compound

State police say a security guard at the Pennsylania compound of a Turkish-born Muslim cleric fired a shot at an “unwanted person" outside the ...

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China Uighurs: All you need to know on Muslim 'crackdown'

Rights groups say a million Muslims are being detained in China. Here's more on what is happening.

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Watchdog: Journalists Jailed in Record Numbers Worldwide

Journalists are being jailed in unprecedented numbers across the globe, with 262 detained for their work at the end of 2017, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. "The jailing of journalists is a brutal form of censorship that is having a profound impact on the flow of information around the world," CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon ...

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US Congressional Panel Considers Ways to Respond to Rohingya Crisis

VOA's Greta Van Susteren told a congressional panel Tuesday that Rohingya refugees are vulnerable to human trafficking, exploitation and violent extremism. Van Susteren and Stephen Pomper, U.S. program director for the International Crisis Group, gave their testimonies on Myanmar's persecuted Muslim group to the House Foreign Affairs Committee in ...

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UN Court Asked to Probe Venezuela; Maduro Defiant

Six nations made the unprecedented move Wednesday of asking the U.N.’s International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela for possible crimes ...

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Thousands Are Arrested in Ethiopia After Ethnic Violence

After the Ethiopian government was accused of failing to respond aggressively to ethnic violence, it arrested thousands of people and sent them to ...

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Lawyer: Former NASA Scientist to Appeal Terrorism Charges

A Turkish-U.S. citizen and former NASA scientist jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges plans to file an appeal to Turkey's top court after a lower ...

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India Criminalizes Instant ‘Talaq’ Divorces for Muslim Men

A new ordinance criminalizing the practice has raised debate about how deeply the government should reach into marital and religious issues.

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