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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks with Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero de Corrales, who's in Washington to help find a solution to the thousands of Central American children arriving at the U.S. border.
 
July 25, 2014 | WBUR · Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the proposed sites is on Cape Cod, but residents are blasting the plan.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
July 27, 2014 | NPR · Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn't dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Dec 5, 2013 — And the study by Human Rights Watch finds that defendants who take their fate to a judge or jury face prison sentences on average 11 years longer than those who plead guilty.
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Oct 22, 2013 — On the eve of a White House visit by Pakistan's prime minister, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have released reports critical of U.S. policy.
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Oct 11, 2013 — Human Rights Watch says that jihadist-led rebels killed and kidnapped hundreds of villagers belonging to the minority Alawite sect.
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Sep 6, 2012 — Human Rights Watch has issued a new report alleging the U.S. detained 14 men from Libya in third countries without charge and then abused and tortured them. The abuse allegedly included waterboarding. Many of the detainees have key positions in the new Libyan government.
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Jul 10, 2012 — The watchdog group says beatings are becoming all-too-common as some groups take out their frustrations on newcomers. Amnesty International has also recently released a report criticizing Greek police for excessive violence against migrants.
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Jul 3, 2012 — The watchdog group says interviews with hundreds of former detainees and defectors show that an "archipelago of torture centers" has been created. Opponents of the Assad regime report being beaten, sexually assaulted and subjected to mock executions.
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Mar 13, 2012 — The devices have been placed along routes that refugees take to Lebanon and Turkey, Human Rights Watch says. It calls the actions "unconscionable."
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Feb 17, 2011 — Human Rights Watch says Egypt's military arrested at least 150 peaceful protesters, activists and journalists since taking over security during the country's uprising. They remain behind bars. Many others might also be secretly detained.
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Sep 18, 2007 — If there was a convicted sex offender living on your street, you'd want to know about it, right? Or
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