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Iran executes ‘Sultan of Gold Coin’

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iranian authorities on Wednesday executed a gold dealer known as “Sultan of Gold Coin” for allegedly “disrupting” the country’s economic system. Vahid Mazloumin and his assistant Mohammed-Esmaeil Qassemi were hanged in the capital Tehran, the official Iranian television said. Mazloumin and his assistant were arrested by Iranian authorities in July for allegedly […]

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Kenyan judge sentences two cops to death

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

NAIROBI (Reuters): A Kenyan judge on Wednesday sentenced two police officers to death for killing a colleague and two civilians in 2014. The decision is a fresh sign that authorities are getting tough on police brutality after years in which civilians and human rights groups accused the police of excessive force but officers were rarely […]

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Missing elite Chinese Varsity alumni spark outcry

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

BEIJING (AP): Students and alumni of several Chinese universities are sounding the alarm over the apparent detention of more than a dozen young labor activists who have been missing since the weekend. Three recent graduates of the elite Peking University have been taken away by authorities, the Jasic Workers Support Group said in a statement […]

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