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More Than 1,800 Prisoners Are Broken Out of Jail in Nigeria

More Than 1,800 Prisoners Are Broken Out of Jail in Nigeria

More Than 1,800 Prisoners Are Broken Out of Jail in Nigeria More Than 1,800 Prisoners Are Broken Out of Jail in Nigeria But while he was visiting Owerri, Mr. Adamu was fired as police chief by the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari. It was a month before his tenure was set to end, and the reasons for the dismissal were unclear. …

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Bangladeshi Writer, Detained Over Social Media Posts, Dies in Jail

Bangladeshi Writer, Detained Over Social Media Posts, Dies in Jail

Bangladeshi Writer, Detained Over Social Media Posts, Dies in Jail Bangladeshi Writer, Detained Over Social Media Posts, Dies in Jail DHAKA, Bangladesh — A Bangladeshi writer who was detained for nearly a year over social media posts that were critical of the country’s government has died in jail, officials and family members said on Friday, raising alarms about the country’s …

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Academic Facing Jail in Iran Escapes to U.K.

Academic Facing Jail in Iran Escapes to U.K.

Academic Facing Jail in Iran Escapes to U.K. Academic Facing Jail in Iran Escapes to U.K. Mr. Ahmady said that after his 2019 arrest he had been held in solitary confinement for three months at the Evin Prison, north of Tehran, and blindfolded during repeated interrogations. Confinement was so excruciating, he said, that he yearned for interrogations, as they provided …

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Russian Court Orders Aleksei Navalny Kept in Jail

Russian Court Orders Aleksei Navalny Kept in Jail

Russian Court Orders Aleksei Navalny Kept in Jail Russian Court Orders Aleksei Navalny Kept in Jail “If they really wanted to, they would have, most likely, carried it through,” Mr. Putin said. Despite the Kremlin’s dismissal of Mr. Navalny and his supporters as part of a misguided minority, the opposition leader has demonstrated an ability to grab the attention of …

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Navalny, From Jail, Issues Report Describing an Opulent Putin ‘Palace’

Navalny, From Jail, Issues Report Describing an Opulent Putin ‘Palace’

Navalny, From Jail, Issues Report Describing an Opulent Putin ‘Palace’ Navalny, From Jail, Issues Report Describing an Opulent Putin ‘Palace’ MOSCOW — A team led by the Russian opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny published a sprawling investigation on Tuesday describing a secret palace built for President Vladimir V. Putin on the Black Sea, with the report’s release coming less than …

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Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok

Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok

Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok CAIRO — An Egyptian court has overturned the sentences of two young women who were convicted and imprisoned last year on charges of “violating family values” and “inciting debauchery” after they gained fame on TikTok, according …

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Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court

Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court

Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s highest court ordered Jimmy Lai, the pro-democracy publishing tycoon, back to jail on Thursday, just days after he was freed on bail, the latest twist in the continuing, flip-flopping legal battle over one …

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Flawed Facial Recognition Leads To Arrest and Jail for New Jersey Man

Flawed Facial Recognition Leads To Arrest and Jail for New Jersey Man

Flawed Facial Recognition Leads To Arrest and Jail for New Jersey Man Flawed Facial Recognition Leads To Arrest and Jail for New Jersey Man Clearview AI is a facial recognition tool that uses billions of photos scraped from the public web, including Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram. Clearview AI’s founder, Hoan Ton-That, said officers affiliated with the state agencies where information …

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Modern Love: How My Father Escaped Jail for Christmas

Modern Love: How My Father Escaped Jail for Christmas

Modern Love: How My Father Escaped Jail for Christmas Modern Love: How My Father Escaped Jail for Christmas “Your dad is awake,” the person said. “We need you at the hospital as soon as possible.” After hanging up, I felt numb. I had cried after learning about my father’s coma, and I had cried when I made the decision to …

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Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail

Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail

Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail Bobi Wine, Uganda Opposition Leader, Released From Jail NAIROBI, Kenya — Ugandan authorities on Friday charged an opposition leader and presidential contender with breaching coronavirus rules and then released him from jail, two days after his arrest sparked protests nationwide that led to the deaths of at least 28 people and almost …

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