The US Department of Justice Friday scheduled three more executions of federal prison inmates during the lame-duck period before President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on January 20, adding to two previously scheduled for December that have not yet taken place. Since US Attorney-General William Barr announced the resumption of federal executions this past July after [...]

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Human Rights Watch highlighted continuing enforced disappearances, rape, torture and unlawful killings in Nepal 14 years after the conclusion of a? conflict between Maoist insurgents and the Nepalese government in a report issued Friday. HRW noted that out of 286 people recommended to face legal consequences by Nepal’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), only 30 [...]

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