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Hooded teen speaks as Australia juvenile abuse anger mounts

Sydney - A teenage boy shown hooded and shackled in images from a juvenile detention centre that shocked Australia has apologised for his crimes as anger mounted over the scandal Wednesday.

Hooded teen speaks as Australia juvenile abuse anger mounts

Sydney - A teenage boy shown hooded and shackled in images from a juvenile detention centre that shocked Australia has apologised for his crimes as anger mounted over the scandal Wednesday.

Hooded teen speaks as Australia juvenile abuse anger mounts

Sydney - A teenage boy shown hooded and shackled in images from a juvenile detention centre that shocked Australia has apologised for his crimes as anger mounted over the scandal Wednesday.

Australia probes 'shocking' youth detention abuse

Sydney - The Australian government ordered an inquiry Tuesday after graphic evidence emerged of prison guards assaulting teenage boys, with one shown hooded and shackled in scenes likened to Guantanamo Bay.

Australia probes 'shocking' youth detention abuse

Sydney - The Australian government ordered an inquiry Tuesday after graphic evidence emerged of prison guards assaulting teenage boys, with one shown hooded and shackled in scenes likened to Guantanamo Bay.

Australia probes 'shocking' youth detention abuse

Sydney - The Australian government ordered an inquiry Tuesday after graphic evidence emerged of prison guards assaulting teenage boys, with one shown hooded and shackled in scenes likened to Guantanamo Bay.

Turkey PM says over 7,500 detained over failed coup 

Ankara - Turkey has detained more than 7,500 suspects involved in the coup plot seeking to oust the government, the prime minister said on Monday."So far 7,543 suspects have been detained. The numbers may change.

Turkey detains general Erdal Ozturk, Third Army commander

Ankara - A top army general has been detained over alleged involvement in a coup attempt aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, an official said Saturday.

Russian officials say North Korea released detained yacht

Moscow - A Russian yacht detained by North Korean coast guards was released Sunday and has set sail for the far-eastern city of Vladivostok, Russian officials said.

Russia says yacht detained by North Korea

Moscow - A Russian yacht has been detained by North Korean coastguards in the Sea of Japan and towed in to land with five crew members on board, Russian officials said Saturday.

Turkish police detain four linked to car bomb in Ankara: Report 

Ankara - Turkish police have detained four suspects near the Syrian border they believe are linked to Sunday's deadly car bomb attack in the heart of the capital, according to local media.

Smuggled Syria photos 'damning evidence' of crimes against humanity

Birut - Photographs of thousands of people who reportedly died in government detention centres in Syria present "damning evidence" of crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Guatemala judge orders ex-president Perez detained

Guatemala City - A judge ordered the detention Thursday of Guatemala's disgraced president Otto Perez, hours after he resigned his post amid a massive corruption scandal.

Israel puts first Jewish suspect in 'administrative detention': Official

Jerusalem - Israel's Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon Tuesday signed the first "administrative detention" order for a suspected Jewish extremist following the firebombing of a Palestinian home in which a baby was burned alive.

Migrant journeys cross in Channel citadel

Dover - For the hundreds of migrants who make it across the Channel, a stark detention centre in a former fortress overlooking the sea often represents the bitter end of a long journey.

US Korean War vet detained in North Korea offers 'apology'

Pyongyang - Merrill E. Newman, an 85-year-old U.S. citizen, has been detained in North Korea for more than a month, has delivered an “apology,” for allegedly killing troops and civilians during the Korean War.

One man's search for asylum Special

London - "I'm proud to be British," Aram Rawf answered when I asked him whether he felt a part of the UK. In 2012, he finally became a British citizen, after his 10-year battle to stay here.

Review: New on DVD for July 31 Special

This week’s releases include a couple of anime adaptations; a bloody comedy; a cinema classic; and a film somewhat remembered for its inclusion of a three-breasted woman.

Muslim American claims detention and torture by FBI

Naturalized U.S. citizen Yonas Fikre claims that he was detained in the United Arab Emirates last year and was tortured by FBI agents.

US citizens included in Senate defense bill's detention authority

Washington - Late last night the Senate reached a quiet compromise to pass the defense authorization bill. Toward the end of the bill, the National Defense Authorization Act says that if passed, it will also apply to Americans "if we want it to."

Asylum seekers protesting long period of detention riot in Sydney

Some of the more than 100 asylum seekers detained at the Sydney detention center in Australia have reportedly been injured as firefighters tried to extinguish fire on at least nine buildings earlier torched by detainees who were denied visa to Australia.

Duane Chapman bails out detained actor Nicolas Cage

Popular American actor Nicolas Cage who was detained in New Orleans on charges of domestic violence, drunkenness and disturbing the peace was bailed out by fellow actor Duane Chapman last Saturday.

Asylum seekers riot in Australia's Christmas Island jail

Long-staying asylum seekers in Australia's Christmas Island have attacked security forces and set fire to buildings and facilities of the detention center.

Op-Ed: National security and proposed detainment act

Where do you draw the line on the detention and prosecution of suspected terrorists, and should we raise or lower the bar with respect to “suspected belligerents” who have clear and present intent to do harm to the US.

Israeli journalists on ice for report on Israeli assassinations

Of the two Israeli journalists who are involved in an exclusive story about the Israeli army assassinating targeted Palestinians, one is said to be under house arrest; the other left the country months ago.

Some Bagram Prisoners Have Same Rights As Those At Gitmo

It's getting more complicated with the legal issues of detainees from the War against Terror. A federal judge has now ruled that some of the long-term prisoners at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan have the same rights as the ones at Gitmo.

Op-Ed: Pray to Allah or Get Detention?

Two boys who refused to pray to Allah have been given detention. Which Middle Eastern country did this you ask? Guess again. The culprit is the United Kingdom.

42 Days: Creeping Internment in the UK

The British state's attempt to push through detention without charge for 42 days is a precursor to a plan to impose indefinite internment, targeted disproportionately against Muslims and ethnic minorities.

Britain's government on collision course

Britain's embattled Labour government is on a collision course with the Conservative and Liberal opposition and even some of it's MP's over plans to increase the limit on the number of days terror suspects can be held.

Teenage girl gets detention for hugging two friends

A Middle School sent a 13-year-old girl to detention for two days for hugging twice. The school said she violated a school policy banning public displays of affection. The girl said she hugged them and said goodbye.
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