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Lawyers claim dangerous situation at border detention site

Click to copy Click to copy June 20, 2019. FILE - In this Wednesday, May 22, 2019 file photo migrants mainly from Central America guide their children through the entrance of a World War II-era bomber hanger in Deming, N.M. A panel of appeals court judges in California will hear arguments in the long-running battle between advocates for ... Full story

Children killed, injured, detained and abused amid escalating violence and unrest in Sudan

STATEMENT BY UNICEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HENRIETTA FORE. NEW YORK, 11 June 2019 – “At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 have been injured since June 3. I am gravely concerned at the impact of the continuing violence and unrest in the country on children and young people, especially the reported use of excessive force against peaceful protestors. “We have received information that children are being detained, ... Full story

Ecuador 'allows US military planes to use Galapagos island airfield'

Image caption The Galapagos Islands are a Unesco World Heritage site. Ecuador has agreed to allow US military planes to operate from an airport on the Galapagos Islands, reports say. US aircraft will be able to use San Cristobal airport, Ecuador's defence minister Oswaldo Jarrin has been quoted as saying. They will "fight drug trafficking" under a deal with Ecuador's government, Mr Jarrin said. The reported deal has prompted concerns over the ... Full story

Harvey Proctor: Murder and abuse claims 'horrendous', says former MP

Image caption Former MP Harvey Proctor has been giving evidence as a witness in the trial of Carl Beech. Former MP Harvey Proctor broke down in tears in court as he recalled the "malicious, false" allegations that he was a child murderer and paedophile. He was giving evidence as a witness at the trial of Carl Beech, 51, who has been accused of lying to police about an alleged VIP paedophile ring. He accused Mr Proctor of being involved in two ... Full story

Data surveillance powers unlawfully wide, court told News

Image caption Communications services can be told to collect metadata. Powers used by the security services to "Hoover up" communications data from most people in the UK, even those not suspected of an offence, are "too wide" and invade privacy, a court has heard. Civil rights group Liberty is challenging the government at the High Court over how the Investigatory Powers Act (IPA) - dubbed the "snoopers' charter" by critics - is being used. It ... Full story

MoJ denies sex offender research 'cover-up'

Image caption The report criticised the scheme which was then the main sex offender treatment programme for England and Wales. The government has denied covering up research that found a treatment programme for sex offenders in England and Wales increased reoffending. Kathryn Hopkins's study was given to officials in 2012, but the flagship scheme was only scrapped in 2017. She has told an employment tribunal that she was "bullied" by the ... Full story

England v Afghanistan: Eoin Morgan says 71-ball 148 was beyond 'wildest dreams'

Eoin Morgan says he "never thought in my wildest dreams I would produce an innings like that" after he hit a record 17 sixes against Afghanistan. Full story

Prosecution And Police Explain Reason For Lack Of Action On 2016 Case Involving B.I

The prosecutor’s office presented an explanation as to why the 2016 case involving B.I and “ ” was not investigated further. A recent report from KBS’s “9 O’Clock News” revealed that the police had forwarded an investigative report on B.I at the time of the case, raising questions about why the prosecution did not continue to investigate the case after receiving the report. At a press conference that was held on June 18, second deputy director ... Full story

Abuse claims 'ridiculous', ex-Army chief told police News

A former head of the Army thumped the desk as he told police questioning him that allegations he was part of a VIP paedophile ring were "ridiculous". Footage of Lord Bramall's reaction during the 2015 interview was shown to the jury in the trial of Carl Beech, 51, who denies 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one of fraud. The peer, a D-Day veteran aged 95, was too ill to attend the trial in person. His wife died in 2015 before ... Full story

Police Commissioner Promises To Investigate YG Entertainment After Learning From Burning Sun

On June 17, Commissioner General Min Gap Ryong of the Korean National Police Agency gave a speech at a press conference about the recent drug-related issues surrounding YG Entertainment. The Commissioner stated, “We will thoroughly investigate the suspicions that were raised by forming an exclusive team that will be headed by the director of the detective division at Gyeonggi Southern Provincial Police Agency. We learned a lesson while ... Full story