16 May

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective



European court to hear CIA rendition case

Khaled el-Masri is suing Macedonia for allegedly collaborating with US intelligence in his abduction seven years ago.
Last Modified: 16 May 2012 12:09 GMT

China dissident says family being abused

Chen Guangcheng telephones US Congressional hearing from Beijing hospital to raise concerns about harassment of family.
Last Modified: 16 May 2012 05:53 GMT


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Protesters dispersed from Moscow park

Up to 14 anti-Putin activists arrested after riot police crack down on sit-in at Chistiye Prudy Park in Russian capital.
Last Modified: 16 May 2012 18:28 GMT

In Depth

Autopsy finds torture behind Bahrain drowning

Matthew Cassel16 May 2012 14:23 GMT
Report exclusively obtained by Al Jazeera says 23-year-old had been electrically tortured before drowning in January.

Tracy Thorne-Begland

Democrats reeling after Republican delegates move to block prosecutor Tracy Thorne-Begland’s appointment to the bench

New York City stop and frisk

New York City public advocate Bill de Blasio talks about a campaign to reform the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk programme. Photograph: Keith Bedford/Reuters

NYPD stop-and-frisk lawsuit now class action in victory for civil rights groups

16 May 2012:Federal judge grants class action status to lawsuit alleging the NYPD’s controversial programme amounts to racial profiling

Charles Rothschild’s incredible legacy on the Wildlife Trust’s 100th birthday

A hundred years ago today, Rothschild created the first organisation committed to protecting the UK’s wildlife areas

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