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A file of a screengrab taken on October 2, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Abubakar Shekau (AFP)

Boko Haram Accused Of ‘Crime Against Humanity’ As Massacre Images Emerge

The international community is condemning Boko Haram’s brutal wave of destruction.

January 15, 2015
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Deadly Clash In China: An Ambush By Uighurs Or A Government Massacre?

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — What happened in the dead of night on a desolate road near a desert oasis in northwestern China is so shrouded in mystery that it would seem that nearly everybody who witnessed it took an oath of silence — or is dead. But the most reliable accounts […]

August 8, 2014
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At Least 15 Dead As Islamists Strike Again On Kenyan Coast

Mpeketoni (Kenya) (AFP) – At least 15 people have been killed in a new attack near Kenya’s coast, officials said Tuesday, just 24 hours after Somalia’s Shebab rebels massacred close to 50 people in the same area. The Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group said its fighters carried out the latest attack on a village, and that its […]

June 17, 2014
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Scholars Discuss Tiananmen Square At Symposium Marking Massacre’s 25th Anniversary

By Jeff Gammage, The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — In China, Maura Cunningham says, if you’re going to hold an online discussion of the Tiananmen Square massacre, you better speak in code. Don’t mention “June 4th,” the date the tanks rolled against unarmed protesters. Instead, try “May 35th” — a count of that month’s 31 days plus […]

April 24, 2014
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