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Memorial to Massacre Victims in Norway Divides Traumatized Community

Memorial to Massacre Victims in Norway Divides Traumatized Community

Memorial to Massacre Victims in Norway Divides Traumatized Community Memorial to Massacre Victims in Norway Divides Traumatized Community OSLO — July 22, 2011, is seared into the national consciousness of Norway. On that day, the country experienced its deadliest attack since World War II when a right-wing extremist detonated a bomb in Oslo and then went on a shooting rampage …

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1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing Victims Are Assured Equal Compensation in Deal With Sudan

1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing Victims Are Assured Equal Compensation in Deal With Sudan

1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing Victims Are Assured Equal Compensation in Deal With Sudan 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing Victims Are Assured Equal Compensation in Deal With Sudan WASHINGTON — Victims of the 1998 bombings of two United States Embassies in East Africa will soon receive up to $485 million in compensation as part of a wide-ranging settlement to remove Sudan from …

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They Championed Venezuela’s Revolution. They Are Now Its Latest Victims.

They Championed Venezuela’s Revolution. They Are Now Its Latest Victims.

They Championed Venezuela’s Revolution. They Are Now Its Latest Victims. They Championed Venezuela’s Revolution. They Are Now Its Latest Victims. GÜIRIA, Venezuela — The host of a popular radio show, “The People’s Combat,” had always diligently praised Venezuela’s governing Socialist Party, even as millions sank into penury under its rule. But when acute gasoline shortages paralyzed his remote fishing town …

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At Trial, Jewish Victims of 2015 Paris Attack Ask: Why the Hatred?

At Trial, Jewish Victims of 2015 Paris Attack Ask: Why the Hatred?

At Trial, Jewish Victims of 2015 Paris Attack Ask: Why the Hatred? At Trial, Jewish Victims of 2015 Paris Attack Ask: Why the Hatred? PARIS — It was a Friday afternoon, time for last-minute Shabbat shopping, and the Hyper Cacher — a kosher supermarket on the eastern edge of Paris — was busy. Yohan Cohen, 20, an employee, was working …

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Insurers paid almost £1m a day to support families of Covid victims at peak of pandemic

Insurers paid almost £1m a day to support families of Covid victims at peak of pandemic

Insurers paid almost £1m a day to support families of Covid victims at peak of pandemic Insurers paid almost £1m a day to support families of Covid victims at peak of pandemic Insurers paid a total of £90m during the height of the Covid-19 crisis to support the families of people who died due to the virus. Around 7,000 life …

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Fyre Festival merchandise sold at auction by US government to profit Billy McFarland’s victims

Fyre Festival merchandise sold at auction by US government to profit Billy McFarland’s victims

Fyre Festival merchandise sold at auction by US government to profit Billy McFarland’s victims Fyre Festival merchandise sold at auction by US government to profit Billy McFarland’s victims The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Merchandise from the ill-fated Fyre Festival has gone up for auction in a …

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Compensation for Embassy Bombing Victims Could Imperil Thaw With Sudan

Compensation for Embassy Bombing Victims Could Imperil Thaw With Sudan

Compensation for Embassy Bombing Victims Could Imperil Thaw With Sudan Compensation for Embassy Bombing Victims Could Imperil Thaw With Sudan “Will this make up for all the pain and suffering, and all the pain that I put my family through, with my PTSD?” Mr. Khaliq asked. “No, it doesn’t. But I also feel like it at least gets to some …

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U.K. Police Step Back on Victims’ Data, a Flash Point in Rape Cases

U.K. Police Step Back on Victims’ Data, a Flash Point in Rape Cases

U.K. Police Step Back on Victims’ Data, a Flash Point in Rape Cases U.K. Police Step Back on Victims’ Data, a Flash Point in Rape Cases LONDON — The police in England and Wales said on Thursday that they would stop routinely asking victims of crime to allow checks of their electronic devices, such as computers and laptops, after critics …

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The Pandemic Claims New Victims: Prestigious Medical Journals

The Pandemic Claims New Victims: Prestigious Medical Journals

The Pandemic Claims New Victims: Prestigious Medical Journals The Pandemic Claims New Victims: Prestigious Medical Journals The data were immaculate, he noted. There were few missing variables: Race appeared to have been recorded for nearly everyone. So was weight. Smoking rates didn’t vary much between continents, nor did rates of hypertension. “I got goose bumps reading it,” said Dr. Jüni, …

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How Crowdsourcing Aided a Push to Preserve the Histories of Nazi Victims

How Crowdsourcing Aided a Push to Preserve the Histories of Nazi Victims

How Crowdsourcing Aided a Push to Preserve the Histories of Nazi Victims How Crowdsourcing Aided a Push to Preserve the Histories of Nazi Victims While the coronavirus pandemic has painfully upended lives and businesses around the world, the lockdowns it caused are providing a unique boost for one group’s effort to help heal a generations-old wound: Nazi atrocities. As the …

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