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California has been ordered by the US Supreme Court to release 40,000 prisoners within two years, due to overcrowding. (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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Hundreds of people are killed in India each year because they fell in love or married against their families’ wishes, said a recent study.(photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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The father of a dead US Marine sued the Westboro Baptist Church, and the US Supreme Court ruled in favour of the latter, saying that the free speech provision in the US Constitution allows the church the right to picket military funerals. (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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Although the Pentagon cleared Chinese Muslim in 2004, a number of them are still being held at Guantanamo Bay (photo, from bbc.co.uk).

The US Supreme Court has said it will hear a case about the rights of ethnic Uighurs detained at the prison. (more…)

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In San Francisco and Chicago, a powerful gun lobby group in the United States has filed legal challenges to handgun bans. (more…)

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Foreigners held at the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay have the right, under the constitution, to challenge their detention in civilian courts, said the US Supreme Court. (more…)

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In Texas, a judge signed an order allowing parents to take back home their children (photo, from dallasnews.com). More than 400 kids, seized from a polygamist sect in April have started returning home.

Members of the sect were accused by officials of forcing young girls into under-age sex. (more…)

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