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In Focus: The fight for Raif Badawis freedom

It is now three years since Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi was arrested and sentenced to ten years in prison and 1,000 lashes after being charged with insulting Islam. Jun 19, 2015
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Police torture in China still routine despite reforms

Six years after China took steps to crack down on torture by police, detainees continue to be beaten, hanged by their wrists and shackled to iron chairs, New York-based rights group Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday (13 May). May 13, 2015
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Theresa May: Migrants may have to return to Africa

Britains Home Secretary Theresa May on Wednesday (13 May) criticised the EUs approach to stemming the flow of migrants crossing the Mediterranean into Europe, saying that by not sending economic migrants back, the bloc was encouraging them to travel. May 13, 2015
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UNHCR demands legal protection for migrants

The European director of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) demanded on Tuesday (5 May) clarification of the legal status for migrants in the EU in order to control the massive influx of people smuggled in by boats. May 6, 2015