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AS THE LEBANON UPRISING HITS 100-DAY MARK, PROTESTERS ALLEGE TORTURE BY SECURITY FORCES

Image result for AS THE LEBANON UPRISING HITS 100-DAY MARK, PROTESTERS ALLEGE TORTURE BY SECURITY FORCESALI BASAL AND Samer Mazeh had just left a protest on the Ring Bridge in central Beirut on the night of November 14. Suddenly, they were swarmed by a small group of unidentified men. Within earshot of the packed bars on the popular Gemmayzeh Street, one of the men tried to arrest Mazeh as Basal demanded to know who they were. Minutes later, an army vehicle arrived and a man claiming to be a military intelligence officer jumped out….MORE: theintercept.com

Rohingya crisis: The Gambian who took Aung San Suu Kyi to the world court

Abubacarr Marie Tambadou attends the Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide Public hearingsIt was an unexpected detour that led Abubacarr Tambadou from his home in the tiny West African country of The Gambia to experience an epiphany on the edge of a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar. Listening to survivors’ stories he said the “stench of genocide” began drifting across the border into Bangladesh from Myanmar. “I realised how much more serious it was than the flashes we’d seen on television screens,” he told the BBC…MORE: BBC

China puts Wuhan on lockdown to stem spread of coronavirus

“Those who follow the messenger, the Prophet who canneither read nor write, whom they will find described in the Torah and the Gospel (which are) with them. He will enjoin on them that which is right and forbid them that which is wrong. He will make lawful for them all good things and prohibit for them only the foul;” more” Al a’arf: 157

Sanction Lebanese Officials For Fakhoury Detention, Senator Says

A U.S. senator says she is drafting sanctions legislation against Lebanese officials over the detention of a senior official of a former Israel-linked militia that tortured hundreds of Lebanese detainees. Amer Fakhoury, a member of the Israeli proxy South Lebanon Army, is accused of the torture and murder of Lebanese inmates …….MORE: Dailystar