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Law & Order

The country’s constitution entitles people under custody to a dignified treatment. Recent stories from its prisons reveal otherwise. Kiya Tsegaye   Following the infamous mass detention by the police in June 2011 of more than two dozen individuals, unsettling news of physical abuses against the detainees, particularly members of opposition …

Kiya Tsegaye Not so long ago, legally backed death penalties were embedded in constitutions of many countries around the world. But as of late the number of countries employing the death penalty is declining. It is possible that worldwide pressure may gradually influence all countries to abandon the practice. For …