Ahead of Tet, Ha Noi releases 305 inmates early

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Ahead of Tet, Ha Noi releases 305 inmates early

The Ha Noi City Council for Consideration of Prison Term Reduction and Prison Release announced the premature release of 350 inmates from some of the city's detention centres on Tuesday.

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China detains Canadian on suspicion of stealing state secrets

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China detains Canadian on suspicion of stealing state secrets

China has detained a Canadian man on suspicion of stealing and prying into state secrets but released his wife, also a Canadian, from custody on bail after holding the couple without charge for months, China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

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Two Al Jazeera prisoners at forefront of Greste's mind - family

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Two Al Jazeera prisoners at forefront of Greste's mind - family

The relief that Australian journalist Peter Greste feels at being freed from prison in Egypt is restrained by concern for his two colleagues who remain in detention, his family said on Monday.

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Vietnamese man compensated for wrong murder charge in 8-year legal fight

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Vietnamese man compensated for wrong murder charge in 8-year legal fight

Ho Chi Minh City prosecutors on Monday agreed to pay a man they wrongfully charged of murder VND296 million, a compensation he had been fighting for the past eight years.

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CIA says its inspector general is resigning at end of month

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CIA says its inspector general is resigning at end of month

CIA inspector general David Buckley, who investigated a dispute between the agency and Congress over the handling of records of the CIA's detention and interrogation activities, is resigning effective Jan. 31, the CIA said on Monday.

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Protesters, police clash after Washington criticizes Bahrain arrest

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Protesters clash with police near Bahrain's capitol one day after the nation's main ally, Washington, criticizes the government's detention of a leading opposition figure.

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Korean air boss's daughter detained in 'nut rage' case

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Korean air boss's daughter detained in 'nut rage' case

SEOUL - The daughter of the chairman of Korean Air Lines, whose outburst over the way she was served nuts in first class prompted widespread outrage and ridicule, was in custody on Wednesday facing charges of violating aviation safety.

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Korea 'nut rage' woman detained

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A court orders the detention of a former Korean Air executive who quit her job after an outburst over the way she was served nuts on a flight.

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Long-jailed China dissident to sue over detention

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Long-jailed China dissident to sue over detention

A dissident who had been one of China's longest-serving political prisoners until his release this month will sue the government for illegally detaining him and is suffering severe mental problems, his wife and son said on Thursday.

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China arrests thousands in porn, gambling crackdown: Xinhua

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China arrests thousands in porn, gambling crackdown: Xinhua

China has detained over 30,000 people during a two-month clamp down on pornography and gambling, news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday.

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Australian Senate inquiry finds govt responsible for deadly asylum-seeker riots

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Australian Senate inquiry finds govt responsible for deadly asylum-seeker riots

The Australian government failed to protect asylum seekers in its custody during a deadly riot at an immigration detention center earlier this year, and as such was guilty of human rights abuses, said a Senate inquiry report released on Thursday.

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Obama closer to closing Guantanamo, but hurdles remain

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Obama closer to closing Guantanamo, but hurdles remain

As more detainees are transferred out of the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, obstacles remain in closing the controversial detention facility for good.

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Where rectal feeding came from and how the CIA used it

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Where rectal feeding came from and how the CIA used it

The revelation that U.S. interrogators force-fed terrorism suspects through their rectums outraged human-rights activists and doctors, who called it an outdated practice with no legitimate medical rationale.

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European delegation sets out for Guantanamo Bay prison

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European delegation sets out for Guantanamo Bay prison

A delegation of five European officials led by French former justice minister Rachida Dati will visit the US military detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba this week, aides said Sunday.

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At least 15 inmates escape after second prison riot in Colombia

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At least 15 inmates escape during the second riot this week at a Colombian youth detention facility.

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