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Inmate found dead in China detention centre


September 12th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Prosecutors in China have launched an investigation after an inmate at a detention centre was found hanged to death, Xinhua reported.The 62-year-old inmate, Li Wanwan, was ... Read more...

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American held in China for carrying banned material


September 10th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) A US citizen has been put under 10-day detention in China for carrying and concealing a banned hazardous substance while trying to board a flight from ... Read more...

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China acts against foreign prostitutes


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Authorities in the Chinese capital have been urged to stem the entry of foreign sex workers following the arrest of four such women in a downtown ... Read more...

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‘Press Israel to meet Palestinian prisoners’ demands’


May 8th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, May 8 (IANS) The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and the Islamic Hamas movement Tuesday called on the European Union (EU) to press Israel to meet the demands of the ... Read more...

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Palestinians jailed in Israel go on hunger strike


April 17th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, April 17 (IANS) Palestinians jailed in Israel began a hunger strike on Tuesday demanding an improvement of their detention conditions.Qadoura Fares of the Palestinian Prisoner's Club said about 1, ... Read more...

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Palestinian women protest in support of hunger striker


March 8th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah/Gaza, March 8 (IANS) Hundreds of Palestinian women Thursday celebrated International Women's Day by protesting in solidarity with a female hunger striker jailed by Israel.The protests were held in the ... Read more...

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Lukashenko sworn in as president for the fourth time


January 21st, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- Alexander Lukashenko on Friday was sworn in as President of Belarus for the fourth time, the state-run BelTA news agency reported.The solemn inauguration ceremony of newly elected ... Read more...

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Belarusian police charge 31 people in post-election unrest


January 12th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- Belarusian police on Tuesday filed charges against 31 participants of post-election mass protests, the Xinhua news agency reported.Hundreds of people joined the protests that took place on ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 people arrested in Shanghai


April 20th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Over 6,000 people, including 31 foreigners, have been arrested in Shanghai ahead of an international expo for their alleged involvement in theft, pornography and prostitution. Police launched a 12-day ... Read more...

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China deports 10 pro-Tibet activists (Lead)


August 25th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (DPA) China has deported all 10 of the pro-Tibet activists it arrested for protesting or helping to organize protests during the Beijing Olympics, releasing them before the end of ... Read more...

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China deports 10 pro-Tibet activists


August 25th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (DPA) China has deported all 10 pro-Tibet activists it arrested for protesting or helping to organise protests during the Beijing Olympics, releasing them before the end of their 10-day ... Read more...

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Six pro-Tibet activists in detention after protests


August 22nd, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (DPA) Beijing police have ordered six pro-Tibet activists - all Americans - to 10 days in detention in the harshest treatment so far of Tibet activists since a series ... Read more...

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