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Disabled woman to sue Japan over ‘inhumane’ eugenics law under which thousands were sterilized

A woman who had her reproductive capacity removed under Japan’s Eugenic Protection Law plans to sue the government, demanding an apology and compensation. About 84,000 people were sterilized using the notorious legislation, which was only abolished in 1996. “What she experienced was nothing but inhumanity and a disregard for human rights,” said the sister-in-law of the woman, who plans to ...

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Retired US Marine sentenced to life in Japan for rape-murder of Okinawa woman

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 09:42 A former US Marine has been sentenced to life in prison by a Japanese court. The 33-year-old, who was a civilian worker at a US base in Okinawa, raped and murdered a 20-year-old Japanese woman last year. Kenneth Franklin Shinzato pled guilty before the Naha District Court to the sex crime, but rejected the ...

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Jury finds Mexican citizen not guilty of murdering San Francisco woman Kate Steinle

A Mexican man on trial for the murder of a San Francisco woman has been found not guilty. The death of Kate Steinle figured prominently in the debate on immigration, with President Donald Trump referencing it as an argument for a crackdown. On Thursday afternoon, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, 45, was found not guilty of murdering Steinle, 32. Zarate, previously ...

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Pregnant woman reports rape to police, is arrested for immigration status

Published time: 28 Nov, 2017 14:32 A woman who told police she had been kidnapped and repeatedly raped over a period of six months was arrested over her immigration status. Has Theresa May’s pledge to create a “hostile environment” for illegal immigrants gone too far? The woman, who was five months pregnant at the time she reported her ordeal to ...

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Innocent woman knocked down by Israeli ‘skunk cannon’ targeting ultra-Orthodox protesters (VIDEO)

Published time: 27 Nov, 2017 00:30 An innocent passerby trying to cross the street in Jerusalem on Sunday has been hit in the back of her head and sent flying several meters away by an Israeli police skunk-water cannon, deployed against ultra-Orthodox Jews protesting army conscription. A crowd of protesters staged yet another sit-in, obstructing traffic at the corner of ...

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Woman ‘mistaken for deer’ shot to death by NY hunter

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 13:28 A woman was fatally shot while taking her dogs out for a walk in the field in Western upstate New York state after a neighboring hunter mistook her for a deer, local police reported. The local hunter, identified as Thomas B. Jadlowski, fired a single shot with his pistol on Wednesday after “he believed ...

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Chained, tortured & raped: Italian abuser kept woman as slave, made her bear 2 children in cellar

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 10:51 Italian police rescued a woman who had been held in an underground cellar and repeatedly raped and tortured for 10 years. She gave birth to two children from her abuser, who chained her to a bed and even forced her son to attack her. Police found the victim, along with her two children, a ...

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‘Beautiful gesture’: Dying woman granted final wish by compassionate paramedic

Published time: 23 Nov, 2017 15:59 A dying Australian woman was granted her final wish, when paramedics transporting her to palliative care took a detour, so she could look at the ocean one last time. The patient’s story was posted to Facebook by the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) who said the tale was “too good not to share.” The post, ...

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Killer kiss: Woman jailed after inmate boyfriend dies from meth-laden smooch

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 21:57 An Oregon woman has been handed a two year prison sentence on a drug conspiracy charge, after her boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss following a prison visit. Melissa Ann Blair was visiting Anthony Powell at the Oregon State Penitentiary in June 2016 when they shared a kiss at the end of her visit. ...

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Woman on horseback filmed whipping anti-hunting activist with riding crop (VIDEO)

Published time: 20 Nov, 2017 14:50 Hunt saboteurs have released footage of a woman on horseback repeatedly hitting an activist with a riding crop. The video, which has gone viral, shows a protester yanking at the horse’s reins while its rider yells “get off my horse.” [embedded content] The violent clash took place at the Pevensey marshes on Saturday between ...

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