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'Fighting effects of tear gas': Amnesty says Ferguson cops violate basic human rights
Law enforcement officers in the US state of Missouri should be investigated by authorities for human rights abuses, according to a recent Amnesty International report. The organization also highlighted intimidation of protesters in the state.

24.10.2014 07:31

Journalists under attack, hypocritical Western media remains silent
The suspicious death of US-born journalist Serena Shim, and the deafening silence on the story in the US, is merely the latest example of the blatant double standard employed by the Western media.

23.10.2014 12:17

‘Hidden death penalty:' Pope Francis calls for end to life sentences
Pope Francis has renewed the Catholic Church’s call to eliminate the death penalty, going one step further to blast life sentences and urge countries to prohibit the practice of transferring prisoners to torture centers.

24.10.2014 03:20

‘Nothing was broken here - until police came’: Busker on NYPD subway arrest
After Andrew Kalleen was arrested for playing guitar in the NYC subway, fellow musicians joined him in a musical protest of the incident. The musician asserts that he was not violating any laws: “Nothing was broken here until police came,” he told RT.

23.10.2014 09:55

Gay asylum seekers asked ‘intrusive’ sexual questions
The Home Office must ban unacceptable questions in asylum interviews, which intimately question same-sex relationships and are too intrusive, the chief inspector of borders and immigration said.

23.10.2014 13:59

US-led airstrikes kill more than 500 militants, 32 civilians – report
​United States and coalition airstrikes in Syria over the last month have killed more than 500 jihadists, of both Islamic State and Al-Qaeda affiliated groups, and 32 civilians, according to a human rights monitor.

23.10.2014 14:04

‘IDF don’t see Palestinian people as people, children as children’
Israeli troops serving in the occupied West Bank see Palestinians not as humans, and when they are ordered to arrest someone, it does not matter whether it is a child or an elderly person, former IDF soldier Nadav Bigelman, told RT’s In the Now show.

23.10.2014 13:58

Laying charges: UK police Taser use on rise against mentally ill, minorities
Home Secretary Theresa May has ordered an inquiry into police use of Taser stun guns, after it emerged the weapons were increasingly and disproportionately used against black Londoners and the mentally ill.

23.10.2014 11:11

​‘Immigration burden not equal in EU’
The burden of immigration is not shared equally between EU members, with the majority of refugees concentrating in Germany and it getting no additional financial support from the block, Juergen Elsaesser, Editor-in-chief of Compact magazine, told RT.

23.10.2014 11:03

​‘IS fighting US using American weapons’
The IS is using weapons the US and Sunni coalition countries “inadvertently” provided it with while supporting the Arab Spring. The militants, in particular, pried arms from Syrian rebels Max Abrahms, professor at Northeastern University told RT.

23.10.2014 10:57

‘Coincidence? Ex-Blackwater guards convicted as US paves a way back to Iraq’
The timing of the case against four ex-Blackwater employees might be connected with US attempts to re-engage in Iraq, former US Foreign Service employee Peter van Buren told RT.

23.10.2014 01:34

32 civilians killed over month in US-led anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria – monitor
At least 32 civilians, including women and children, have been killed in US-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, said a monitoring group. All in all, 553 people died in the month-long campaign against the extremists.

23.10.2014 07:05

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