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Protests in Lebanon over Nursa Front Killing


The killing by Nusra Front, an al-Qaeda-linked Sunni armed group, of a Lebanese security officer has prompted protests by his family members and supporters in eastern Lebanon.

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Will Rasmea Odeh Go to Prison Because of a Confession Obtained Through Torture?
Rasmea Odeh was one month old when her family fled from their home in Lifta, a village outside Jerusalem. By February 1948, the Zionist army had destroyed Lifta and expelled its residents as part of its strategy to take control of Jerusalem.

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Palm Center and ACLU Host Convening on Lessons Learned from Transgender Service in Foreign Militaries

WASHINGTON - Currently serving ​transgender service members from five of the 18 foreign militaries that allow transgender service today gathered alongside U.S. service members in Washington D.C.

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