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'European Spring' protests shut down by police in Brussels
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… right to be heard. But unfortunately it is not so. Here in Brussels – the heart of the European Union mission and the home to its institutions – the actions of the police and the European Commission have seriously questioned the esteem in which …

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Egypt lawyers held for allegedly attacking police
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CAIRO — An Egyptian rights group says police have detained 13 people including five lawyers, accusing them of assaulting police in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria. … Keep your comments civil. Don't insult one another or the subjects of our …

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Suit filed against Michigan's emergency financial manager law
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Wayne State University law professor Robert Sedler, who specializes in constitutional law, said Thursday that the lawsuit raises "a serious question of whether this violates equal protection" because the Constitution says laws and rights must be …

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Egypt Asks, Does Poisoning Stray Dogs Violate Sharia Law?
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Zulfikar adds that Dar al-Ifta issued a fatwa in 2008 stating that police and others should not kill stray dogs because it violates Sharia. “It is the role of educators and civil society to instill compassion in future generations, as well as …

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Caravella verdict draws US Justice Department's attention
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When jurors decided last week that two retired police officers should pay $7 million for framing a mentally challenged Broward teen for a murder that sent him to prison for close to 26 years, it set off a strong response. … After 11 hours of …

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Exonerated Ohio man wins civil rights suit
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CINCINNATI — An Ohio man who spent 13 years in prison for a murder that DNA testing later proved he didn't commit was crying as a federal jury found that two police detectives violated his civil rights by coercing and falsifying testimony and …

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Protestors Demand More Investigation into Police Brutality Case
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By holding up signs, chanting, and marching, nearly a dozen people protested outside of City Hall Thursday to draw attention from County Attorney, Don Kleine. The group demanded more investigating into what they call excessive police force. A community …

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Facebook group fights alleged police brutality
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A video of a Vancouver man being punched during an arrest has inspired a new Facebook group to fight against alleged abuse or mistreatment by Vancouver police. The video, which has now been viewed thousands of times, shows a plain clothes officer …

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'The Place Beyond the Pines' is moody and too self-serious – REVIEW
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His camera follows Gosling's character from behind, Dardennes-style, through a garishly lighted traveling circus. Gosling's bleach-blonde "Handsome Luke" lights a cigarette and strides calmly but purposefully … Cooper plays rookie police officer …

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