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‘Hotel Rwanda’ Dissident Denied Food and Medicine in Prison, Family Says

‘Hotel Rwanda’ Dissident Denied Food and Medicine in Prison, Family Says

‘Hotel Rwanda’ Dissident Denied Food and Medicine in Prison, Family Says ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Dissident Denied Food and Medicine in Prison, Family Says NAIROBI, Kenya — Paul Rusesabagina, the prominent dissident who was portrayed in the Oscar-nominated movie “Hotel Rwanda,” is being denied food and medicine in a prison in Rwanda where he is being held on terrorism-related charges, according to …

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Where Oscar Wilde Once Slept (in Prison Garb)

Where Oscar Wilde Once Slept (in Prison Garb)

Where Oscar Wilde Once Slept (in Prison Garb) Where Oscar Wilde Once Slept (in Prison Garb) READING, England — The metal stairway creaks and groans underfoot on the way to cell C. 3.3, a bare oblong room of painted brick behind a large and forbidding prison door. It was here that Oscar Wilde was incarcerated for around 18 months in …

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Mafia Killer Who Became a Turncoat Is Released from Prison in Italy

Mafia Killer Who Became a Turncoat Is Released from Prison in Italy

Mafia Killer Who Became a Turncoat Is Released from Prison in Italy Mafia Killer Who Became a Turncoat Is Released from Prison in Italy “It was not a personal, intimate choice,” she said. Tina Montinaro, another widow of a victim in the 1992 bombing, also condemned Mr. Brusca’s release. “We don’t know the truth about the massacres after 29 years, …

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Indonesia Cleric Is Sentenced to Prison After Violations of Covid Protocols

Indonesia Cleric Is Sentenced to Prison After Violations of Covid Protocols

Indonesia Cleric Is Sentenced to Prison After Violations of Covid Protocols Indonesia Cleric Is Sentenced to Prison After Violations of Covid Protocols The fiery Islamic cleric Rizieq Shihab, who returned to Indonesia last year from self-imposed exile pledging to lead a “moral revolution,” was sentenced to eight months in prison on Thursday for inciting people to attend mass gatherings in …

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Greek Neo-Nazi, a Member of Europe’s Parliament, Sent to Prison

Greek Neo-Nazi, a Member of Europe’s Parliament, Sent to Prison

Greek Neo-Nazi, a Member of Europe’s Parliament, Sent to Prison Greek Neo-Nazi, a Member of Europe’s Parliament, Sent to Prison ATHENS — A convicted Greek neo-Nazi and member of the European Parliament was extradited back to Greece on Saturday to serve a 13-year prison term for his part in running the criminal organization Golden Dawn, once Greece’s third-largest political party. …

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Cameroon Sentences Transgender Women to 5 Years in Prison

Cameroon Sentences Transgender Women to 5 Years in Prison

Cameroon Sentences Transgender Women to 5 Years in Prison Cameroon Sentences Transgender Women to 5 Years in Prison Two transgender women were sentenced to five years in prison in Cameroon this week after they were found guilty of “attempted homosexuality” and public indecency, the latest example of an increasing crackdown on gay and transgender people in the West African nation, …

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2 Americans Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Italian Police Officer

2 Americans Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Italian Police Officer

2 Americans Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Italian Police Officer 2 Americans Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Italian Police Officer The men were also found guilty on charges including attempted extortion, carrying a weapon without just cause, resisting a public official, and assault, for injuring Mr. Varriale. The case attracted international attention in part …

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Love or Spycraft: What Landed an American Teacher in a Cuban Prison?

Love or Spycraft: What Landed an American Teacher in a Cuban Prison?

Love or Spycraft: What Landed an American Teacher in a Cuban Prison? Love or Spycraft: What Landed an American Teacher in a Cuban Prison? Her family believes that Ms. López fell for an old love and was taken in by him. James Cason, a former top U.S. official in Cuba, said most Cuban diplomats are known to be spies for …

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Australian Who Filmed 4 Dead and Dying Officers Gets Prison Sentence

Australian Who Filmed 4 Dead and Dying Officers Gets Prison Sentence

Australian Who Filmed 4 Dead and Dying Officers Gets Prison Sentence Australian Who Filmed 4 Dead and Dying Officers Gets Prison Sentence CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian driver who filmed four dead and dying police officers who had been hit by a truck on a freeway was sentenced on Wednesday to 10 months in prison for what a judge described …

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Hong Kong Sentences Jimmy Lai, Other Pro-Democracy Figures, to Prison

Hong Kong Sentences Jimmy Lai, Other Pro-Democracy Figures, to Prison

Hong Kong Sentences Jimmy Lai, Other Pro-Democracy Figures, to Prison Hong Kong Sentences Jimmy Lai, Other Pro-Democracy Figures, to Prison HONG KONG — Jimmy Lai, a pro-democracy media figure, and several of Hong Kong’s most prominent opposition campaigners were sentenced on Friday to prison terms of eight months to 18 months for holding an unauthorized protest. Supporters of the defendants …

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