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Another body found under Uruguay military base

By Mark A. Bonta / September 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Another body found under Uruguay military base

The latest forensic dig at Uruguay’s Batallon 13 military installation has yielded another grisly reminder of the horrors of the country’s 1970s dictatorship. A body, covered with quick lime, was found buried a meter below the ground at the base. The as-yet-unidentified remains are almost certainly of one of the roughly 20 disappeared victims last […]

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Singer’s arrest is the latest in Tanzania’s ‘decency’ crackdown

By Heather Bourbeau / November 4, 2018 / Comments Off on Singer’s arrest is the latest in Tanzania’s ‘decency’ crackdown

Tanzania’s restrictive laws around sexuality have led to arrests and the threat of fines and long jail terms for several women who posted suggestive or explicit videos on social media.

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