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Tag: extrajudicial killings

US impose sanctions on Myanmar leaders over Rohingya abuses

The steps are the strongest the US has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingyas in Myanmar.

Duterte hit by new ICC complaint over deadly drugs war

Jurist groups say Duterte is not immune from indictment, because the ICC's jurisdiction covers the period of Philippines' membership from 2011 to March 2019.

Egyptian accused of hijacking plane extradited from Cyprus

The Cypriot justice ministry said Mostafa eventually wished to return to his own country and withdrew an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights that stayed the extradition.

US judge rules ex-Bolivian president not responsible for rights abuses

Federal Judge James Cohn ruled that there was insufficient evidence to convict former Bolivian President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada and his defense minister José Carlos Sánchez Berzain of committing extrajudicial killings.

Philippines open to U.N. drugs war probe, if by ‘credible, objective’...

Last week, Amnesty International in the Philippines said "meaningful investigations" into extrajudicial killings had failed to take place.

UN finds possible extrajudicial killings in El Salvador gang offensive

The United Nations said that El Salvador's police and military have committed extrajudicial killings and used excessive force to fight street gangs.

Archived: State crime does not pay

It is time the government put a stop to all forms of state violence against its citizens.

Archived: Lawyer group seeks special probe of Cheras killing

Lawyers for Liberty says there is something amiss in the police version of the story.

‘Forget inquest, just book them for murder’

LFL and PKR officials note inconsistencies between the police version of the Glenmarie shooting and the post mortem report.

Glenmarie shooting was murder, says lawyer

According to the post-mortem report, at least one of the three youths was kneeling when police shot him, N Surendran tells reporters.

Police reports that go nowhere

NGOs say police ignore their complaints, but the police blame them for lack of follow-ups.