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UN rights body deplores Iran crackdown, establishes probe

Nov. 24, 2022 12:20 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. Human Rights Council voted Thursday to condemn the bloody crackdown on peaceful protests in Iran and create an independent fact-finding mission to investigate alleged abuses, particularly those committed against women and children. A resolution put forward by...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Nov. 16, 2022 14:47 PM EST

Greensboro News and Record. November 14, 2022. Editorial: Gun deaths are new norm On the same day a memorial honoring the 26 victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting opened to the public on Sunday, another tragedy. Police have arrested...

Report: Iran sentences anti-government protester to death

Nov. 13, 2022 13:03 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Court has sentenced an anti-government protester to death, and handed down jail terms to five others, state media said Sunday, amid persistent unrest in the country. The ruling likely marks the first death sentence in the...