Monthly Archives: September 2015

Philippine ‘death squads’

For Rodrigo Duterte, the brutal Davao death squads (DDS) that have claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people during his tenure as mayor of Davao City in the Philippines’ main southern island of Mindanao are not a problem. He … Continue reading

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Eight policemen killed in Tajikistan

Eight policemen have been killed in Tajikistan after gunmen attacked state security buildings in the capital Dushanbe and the adjacent city of Vahdat, the country’s interior ministry said. It is not yet clear who was behind the attacks, but authorities … Continue reading

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Guatemalan President jailed

For the past five months, protesters have filled Guatemala City’s central square again and again to demand that their president resign. Faces painted in patriotic blue and white, they have waved their banners, chanted their slogans, and bellowed their demands: … Continue reading

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Brazil Mass Killings Mystery

August 14, 2015 On the outskirts of Sao Paulo, four gunmen arrived at the local bar and shot all 10 people inside, killing eight. Across Osasco and in neighbouring Barueri, groups of gunmen wearing balaclavas struck in 11 locations on … Continue reading

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