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Report Says Violence Against Women In Pakistan ‘Rampant’ As Coalition Forms To Repeal Punjab Law Criminalizing Domestic Abuse

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A report published by the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on the treatment of women in Pakistan has revealed horrific widespread abuse.  The group’s annual report details gang rapes, acid attacks, kidnapping, amputations, burnings and over a thousand “honor” crimes where women were killed for “domestic disputes, alleged illicit …

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Ex-cop Steven Zelich pleads guilty to killing teen, refrigerating body, dumping it in a suitcase along highway

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Just before his trial was supposed to begin, former Wisconsin cop Steven Zelich, who had been accused to murdering two women and leaving their bodies along a stretch of rural highway in briefcases, pleaded guilty to the murder of 19-year-old Oregon woman Jenny Gamez.  Her body was found in June …

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Will the LAPD finally bring a cop to trial for killing an unarmed man?

Demonstrators protest the killing of an unarmed homeless man by a Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer, in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles, California May 7, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn - RTX1C0UA

Via The Atlantic: “While a Los Angeles Police Department officer hasn’t been charged in an on-duty killing in more than 15 years, it suddenly seems likely that it may happen. On Monday, L.A. police chief Charlie Beck, who typically defends his force, publicly announced that Officer Clifford Proctor, 50, should …

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In Freddie Gray case, officer awaiting retrial must take the stand against van driver, receives immunity for testimony

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There is no precedent for the ruling of Baltimore circuit court judge Barry Williams.  The judge will allow William Porter, who currently is waiting for a new trial after his own ended in a mistrial, to take the stand against the van driver Caesar Goodson in his second degree murder …

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