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#Shameful: Pakistan is about to execute a paraplegic.

Pakistan is set to execute a disabled man as activists said it was nearing its 300th hanging in under a year, with Amnesty International slamming Islamabad Tuesday for “shamefully sealing its place among the world’s worst executioners”. The execution of Abdul Basit, a paraplegic who was convicted of murder in …

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#Shameful: Unease grows in Gulf States amidst Syria inaction.

When Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, fellow Gulf states raced to shelter thousands of displaced Kuwaitis. Fast forward 25 years, and the homeless from Syria’s nearby war have found scant refuge in the Arab world’s richest states. For critics of the Gulf’s affluent monarchies the contrast is profoundly unflattering, especially …

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#Shameful: Attacks on women in India sees dramatic increase

Reports of crimes against women in India such as rape, dowry deaths, abduction and molestation increased by 26.7 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, according to government statistics. India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) said there were 309,546 crimes against women reported to the police last year against …

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