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AllAfrica.com
Electoral Offences - Why Maurice Iwu, 130 Others Must Be Punished - NHRC Reportoffences committed by top Nigerian politicians and officials of the Independent
Electoral Offences - Why Maurice Iwu, 130 Others Must Be Punished - NHRC Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 40 minutes ago
offences committed by top Nigerian politicians and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and why the National Human Rights Commission recommended both criminal and administrative sanctions against the culprits, have... Read more
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The Hindu
NHRC registering more cases, says there is more awarenessrelated to the police remained the top contributor, accounting for 30 per cent
NHRC registering more cases, says there is more awareness
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
related to the police remained the top contributor, accounting for 30 per cent of the total cases. Cases registered by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have gone up over the past three years, but those where monetary relief was... Read more
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The Hindu
NHRC registering more cases, says there is more awarenessrelated to the police remained the top contributor accounting for 30 per cent o
NHRC registering more cases, says there is more awareness
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
related to the police remained the top contributor accounting for 30 per cent of total cases. Cases registered by the National Human Rights Commission have gone up over the past three years, but those where monetary relief was recommended have... Read more
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Daily News
Tamils continue to face discrimination in Sri Lanka: CERDmaintained that persons arrested under the PTA were entitled to all safeguards,
Tamils continue to face discrimination in Sri Lanka: CERD
Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
maintained that persons arrested under the PTA were entitled to all safeguards, including visits by family members and the National Human Rights Commission. Questions were also raised by the UN committee on risks of political interference,... Read more
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New Kerala
Kofi Annan to head advisory commission to solve communal violence in Rakhine - newkerala.com #109944commission is composed of three international experts - including Kofi Annan -
Kofi Annan to head advisory commission to solve communal violence in Rakhine - newkerala.com #109944
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
commission is composed of three international experts - including Kofi Annan - and six Myanmar nationals, including Myanmar National Human Rights Commission chair U Win Mra and representatives from the Buddhist and Muslim communities. The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Pattani car bomb suspects caught on CCTVcamp in Pattani’s Nong Chik district under martial law for questioning. They de
Pattani car bomb suspects caught on CCTV
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 hours ago
camp in Pattani’s Nong Chik district under martial law for questioning. They denied any involvement in the attack. The National Human Rights Commission and the Rights and Liberties Protection Department on Thursday condemned the use of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Judiciary Goes On TrialThe danger of lack of such process is to have a situation in which lawyers woul
When Judiciary Goes On Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The danger of lack of such process is to have a situation in which lawyers would be calling out judges as former National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Dr. Chidi Odinkalu, did five years ago with the current FHC president, Justice... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
PM's office seeks fort eviction suspensiona living museum. City Hall has so far refused to listen to concerns by residen
PM's office seeks fort eviction suspension
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
a living museum. City Hall has so far refused to listen to concerns by residents backed by various agencies including the National Human Rights Commission, academics, and business operators, who urged it to incorporate the community into the park... Read more
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The Hindu
Citizenship without biasequal protection before the law and the various rights that flow from Article 2
Citizenship without bias
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
equal protection before the law and the various rights that flow from Article 21. This was stressed by the Supreme Court in National Human Rights Commission v. State of Arunachal Pradesh while addressing the rights of Chakma refugees. If such... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Salary - Nasarawa Govt, Labour to Comply With Rights Commission Advisory - NLCAyuba Wabba has assured that that the Nasarawa State government has undertaken
Salary - Nasarawa Govt, Labour to Comply With Rights Commission Advisory - NLC
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Ayuba Wabba has assured that that the Nasarawa State government has undertaken to abide by the recommendations of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the deduction of workers' salaries pending the outcome of its investigation. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawyer Wants CJN, AGF to Probe Alleged 'Unprofessional' Conduct of Edo AGas he was not fit and proper to hold such important office. In the petition wh
Lawyer Wants CJN, AGF to Probe Alleged 'Unprofessional' Conduct of Edo AG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
as he was not fit and proper to hold such important office. In the petition which was copied to the Director General, National Human Rights Commission, Afolabi insisted that the case, the Commissioner of Police vs Segun Igbinedion and 12... Read more
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New Kerala
Notice to Tamil Nadu over illegal detention, torture of juvenile - newkerala.com #109060New Delhi, Aug 23 : The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to T
Notice to Tamil Nadu over illegal detention, torture of juvenile - newkerala.com #109060
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
New Delhi, Aug 23 : The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to Tamil Nadu over the illegal detention and torture of a juvenile belonging to Kuravar community by the state police, a statement said on Tuesday. Taking cognizance of the... Read more
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New Kerala
NHRC issues notice to TN govt. over reports of illegal detention of 17-old - newkerala.com #108990New Delhi, Aug 23 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issu
NHRC issues notice to TN govt. over reports of illegal detention of 17-old - newkerala.com #108990
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
New Delhi, Aug 23 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued a notice to Tamil Nadu government over report of illegal detention and torture of a juvenile of Kurava community by the state police. Taking suo motu cognizance of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nasarawa Killings - NGO Asks NHRC to Conduct Full ProbeBy John Chuks Azu and Maureen Onochie A justice reform organisation has asked
Nasarawa Killings - NGO Asks NHRC to Conduct Full Probe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By John Chuks Azu and Maureen Onochie A justice reform organisation has asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to launch full investigation into the recent killings of protesters across the country and make findings public. The Citizens... Read more
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The Forward
EXCLUSIVE: Does Aid to Palestinians Subsidize the Families of Terrorists?prisons, including 80 classified as political prisoners by The Independent Comm
EXCLUSIVE: Does Aid to Palestinians Subsidize the Families of Terrorists?
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
prisons, including 80 classified as political prisoners by The Independent Commission for Human Rights, the Palestinian national human rights commission. According to ICHR’s director, Ammar Dwaik, most of the political prisoners in P.A. prisons... Read more
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The Forward
EXCLUSIVE: Does Aid to Israel Subsidize the Families of Palestinian Terrorists?prisons, including 80 classified as political prisoners by The Independent Comm
EXCLUSIVE: Does Aid to Israel Subsidize the Families of Palestinian Terrorists?
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
prisons, including 80 classified as political prisoners by The Independent Commission for Human Rights, the Palestinian national human rights commission. According to ICHR’s director, Ammar Dwaik, most of the political prisoners in P.A. prisons... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NBA - Buhari Should Fight Corruption Within the Lawas he said some government bodies were eager to take over the functions of othe
NBA - Buhari Should Fight Corruption Within the Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
as he said some government bodies were eager to take over the functions of other bodies when sector was suffering. "The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), in your focus on human rights, you have failed to identify and to deal with the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram 23,000 Killed, 2.15 Million Displaced - Civil Society Networkprocess, so that the IDPs will return to their various communities to pick up t
Boko Haram 23,000 Killed, 2.15 Million Displaced - Civil Society Network
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
process, so that the IDPs will return to their various communities to pick up the pieces of their lives. However, the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, said last night that it was investigating reports of human right abuses in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kogi Speaker Slams Suit On Human Rights CommissionA former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Clarence Olafemi, has sue
Kogi Speaker Slams Suit On Human Rights Commission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Clarence Olafemi, has sued the National Human Rights Commission for the inclusion of his name as an electoral offender. Mr. Olafemi is claiming N50 million as damages for defamation and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Rights group accuses Mexican police of malfeasancekilling a total of 42 suspected gangsters, of which 22 were executed, according
Rights group accuses Mexican police of malfeasance
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
killing a total of 42 suspected gangsters, of which 22 were executed, according to a scathing report published by Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) on Thursday. The incident described by the CNDH represents one of the most egregious... Read more
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Canberra Times
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican policeMexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol after the
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican police
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
Mexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol after the shootout with suspected gangsters. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has concluded that 22 people were arbitrarily executed by federal police at the ranch.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'We hit them like little birds': Human rights reports exposes details of Mexican massacreof 42 suspected gangsters — of which 22 were executed — according to a scathing
'We hit them like little birds': Human rights reports exposes details of Mexican massacre
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
of 42 suspected gangsters — of which 22 were executed — according to a scathing report published last week by Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH). The incident described by the CNDH represents one of the most egregious rights... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican policeMexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol after the
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican police
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
Mexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol after the shootout with suspected gangsters. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has concluded that 22 people were arbitrarily executed by federal police at the ranch.... Read more
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The Age
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican policeMexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol after the
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican police
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Mexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol after the shootout with suspected gangsters. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has concluded that 22 people were arbitrarily executed by federal police at the ranch.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican policeMexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol after the
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican police
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Mexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol after the shootout with suspected gangsters. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has concluded that 22 people were arbitrarily executed by federal police at the ranch.... Read more
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WA Today
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican policeMexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol after the
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican police
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
Mexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol after the shootout with suspected gangsters. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has concluded that 22 people were arbitrarily executed by federal police at the ranch.... Read more
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Reuters
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican policekilling a total of 42 suspected gangsters, of which 22 were executed, according
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican police
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
killing a total of 42 suspected gangsters, of which 22 were executed, according to a scathing report published by Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) on Thursday. The incident described by the CNDH represents one of the most egregious... Read more
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Swissinfo
Executions, burned testicles - apparent massacre stains Mexican policekilling a total of 42 suspected gangsters, of which 22 were executed, according
Executions, burned testicles - apparent massacre stains Mexican police
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
killing a total of 42 suspected gangsters, of which 22 were executed, according to a scathing report published by Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) on Thursday. The incident described by the CNDH represents one of the most egregious... Read more
9 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Executions, burned testicles - apparent massacre stains Mexican policekilling a total of 42 suspected gangsters, of which 22 were executed, according
Executions, burned testicles - apparent massacre stains Mexican police
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
killing a total of 42 suspected gangsters, of which 22 were executed, according to a scathing report published by Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) on Thursday. The incident described by the CNDH represents one of the most egregious... Read more
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New Kerala
'Need more awareness about laws, more transparency, for effective governance' - newkerala.com #107759New Delhi, Aug 20 : The National Human Rights Commission and the National Law U
'Need more awareness about laws, more transparency, for effective governance' - newkerala.com #107759
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New Delhi, Aug 20 : The National Human Rights Commission and the National Law University have said that there is need for more awareness about laws, rules and policies, along with better accessibility with the government for effective governance in... Read more
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Times of Malta
Mexican police massacred 22 gang members, commission findsdozens of its young men who joined a powerful drug gang for money and adventure
Mexican police massacred 22 gang members, commission finds
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
dozens of its young men who joined a powerful drug gang for money and adventure but instead found an early grave. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said on Thursday federal police arbitrarily executed at least 22 of 42 suspected gang... Read more
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dna
Police massacre on ranch leaves deep scars in Mexican towndozens of its young men who joined a powerful drug gang for money and adventure
Police massacre on ranch leaves deep scars in Mexican town
dna / Posted 6 days ago
dozens of its young men who joined a powerful drug gang for money and adventure but instead found an early grave. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said on Thursday federal police arbitrarily executed at least 22 of 42 suspected gang... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Police massacre on ranch leaves deep scars in Mexican towndozens of its young men who joined a powerful drug gang for money and adventure
Police massacre on ranch leaves deep scars in Mexican town
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
dozens of its young men who joined a powerful drug gang for money and adventure but instead found an early grave. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said on Thursday federal police arbitrarily executed at least 22 of 42 suspected gang... Read more
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Reuters
Police massacre on ranch leaves deep scars in Mexican towndozens of its young men who joined a powerful drug gang for money and adventure
Police massacre on ranch leaves deep scars in Mexican town
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
dozens of its young men who joined a powerful drug gang for money and adventure but instead found an early grave. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said on Thursday federal police arbitrarily executed at least 22 of 42 suspected gang... Read more
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The Signal
Mexico's rights agency says police killed 22 at ranchthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
Mexico's rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch
The Signal / Posted 6 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive force. It... Read more
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NBC News
Mexico: Human Rights Agency Says Police Killed 22 at Ranchthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
Mexico: Human Rights Agency Says Police Killed 22 at Ranch
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive force. It... Read more
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The China Post
Federal police executed 22 during raid, says Mexico human rights bodyMichoacan, while one police officer died, an imbalance that had raised question
Federal police executed 22 during raid, says Mexico human rights body
The China Post / Posted 6 days ago
Michoacan, while one police officer died, an imbalance that had raised questions about what happened on May 22, 2015. The National Human Rights Commission said Thursday that in addition to 22 unjustified slayings, there were also two cases of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Mexico police kill 22 civilians in drug raidof the right to life by excessive use of force that entailed the arbitrary exec
Mexico police kill 22 civilians in drug raid
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
of the right to life by excessive use of force that entailed the arbitrary execution of 22 civilians," the country's National Human Rights Commission said. They also committed "aggravated acts of torture on two people who were detained,"... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mexico's human rights agency says federal police killed 22 people, planted evidence at ranchthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
Mexico's human rights agency says federal police killed 22 people, planted evidence at ranch
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive force. It... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
AP Top News at 9:44 a.m. EDTthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
AP Top News at 9:44 a.m. EDT
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
AP Top News at 9:44 a.m. EDTthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
AP Top News at 9:44 a.m. EDT
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mexico's human rights agency says federal police killed 22 people, planted evidence at ranchthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
Mexico's human rights agency says federal police killed 22 people, planted evidence at ranch
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive force. It... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Mexico's human rights agency says federal police killed 22 people, planted evidence at ranchthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
Mexico's human rights agency says federal police killed 22 people, planted evidence at ranch
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive force. It... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Mexico's rights agency says police killed 22 at ranchthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
Mexico's rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive force. It... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mexico's rights body: Federal police executed 22 during raidduring the incident at a ranch in the state of Michoacan on May 22 last year, w
Mexico's rights body: Federal police executed 22 during raid
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
during the incident at a ranch in the state of Michoacan on May 22 last year, which made investigators suspicious. The National Human Rights Commission said yesterday there were 22 unjustified slayings, two cases of torture and four more deaths... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Mexico's rights agency says police killed 22 at ranchthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
Mexico's rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive force. It... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Mexico's rights agency says police killed 22 at ranchthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
Mexico's rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive force. It... Read more
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The Washington Times
Mexico’s rights agency says federal police killed 22 at ranchthe dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato
Mexico’s rights agency says federal police killed 22 at ranch
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. The National Human Rights Commission said there were also two cases of torture and four more deaths caused by excessive force. It... Read more
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EuroNews
22 Mexican drug cartel members 'executed by police' - reportOne of the worst allegations of abuse by Mexican security forces are revealed i
22 Mexican drug cartel members 'executed by police' - report
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
One of the worst allegations of abuse by Mexican security forces are revealed in a damning report by the country’s national human rights commission. It says about two dozen suspected drug cartel members were executed by federal police officers. The... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Mexico's rights agency says police killed 22 at ranchNational Human Rights Commission President Luis Raul Gonzalez Perez Speaks… AP
Mexico's rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
National Human Rights Commission President Luis Raul Gonzalez Perez Speaks… AP News | 08/19/16 12:22 AM MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Federal police killed at least 22 people on a ranch last year, then... Read more
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