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Jailed Maldives ex-president allowed to travel to UK for surgery

Jailed Maldives ex-president allowed to travel to UK for surgery Sat, 16 Jan, 2016

The Maldives' opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed, who is serving a 13-year jail term following a controversial trial, has been given permission to travel to Britain for surgery, the government said Saturday.

The Case Against Re-Banning Torture Yet Again Wed, 17 Dec, 2014

Senator Ron Wyden has a petition up at MoveOn.org that reads "Right now, torture is banned because of President Obama's executive order. It's time for Congress to pass a law banning torture,
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