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Oppression

MediaNORTH AMERICAUSVideo

A Muslim woman was running to catch a train in Chicago when five police officers tackled her, ripped off her hijab and strip searched her.

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Gaza / PalestineMediaMIDDLE EASTVideo

Eight months after the firebombing that killed five-year-old Ahmad Dawabshe’s baby brother and parents in the occupied West Bank village of Duma, he is still undergoing treatment in the Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan.

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ASIAChinaEast Turkestan

Authorities in northwestern China’s troubled Xinjiang region have detained 17 people for encouraging the region’s mostly Muslim Uyghurs to fast during the holy month of Ramadan, overseas rights groups said on Monday.

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ASIATajikistan

Russian citizen Oqil Sharifov, who returned to his home in ex-Soviet Tajikistan on vacation earlier this year, now won’t be going back to Russia until next year after a local court sentenced the 31-year-old man to a year in jail for filming what he determined to be local police violating

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ASIAChinaEast Turkestan

Villagers in a remote part of northwestern China’s troubled Xinjiang region are being forced by local authorities to spy on their neighbors, watching constantly for behavior deemed “suspicious” or opposed to Beijing’s rule over the mostly Muslim Uyghur region, sources say.

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EUROPEMediaUKVideo

Babar Ahmad speaks to BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire about his life and his ordeal in his first TV interview.

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Gaza / PalestineMIDDLE EAST

Twenty-three years have passed since Israeli-American Baruch Goldstein opened fire inside al-Khalil Ibrahimi Mosque, killing 29 and injuring 125.

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CanadaMediaNORTH AMERICAVideo

Guled Farah and Farhia Gelle moved from Somalia to Winnipeg, Canada. They were told by Child and Family Services that they weren’t fit parents due to “broken english” and two of their children were taken from them when one had an accident and went to the hospital.

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EUROPEMediaMuslim PrisonersUKVideo

Guantanamo is run by psychologists with the sole purpose of destroying the human beings it holds, Shaker Aamer told RT in an exclusive interview.

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MediaMIDDLE EASTSyriaVideo

“If The Dead Could Speak” reveals some of the human stories behind the more than 28,000 photos of deaths in government custody that were smuggled out of Syria and first came to public attention in January 2014.

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