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French police on trial for death of teens after 10-year wait

French police on trial for death of teens after 10-year wait

| March 18, 2015

(GIN)—Two teenagers of North African descent, running from police, fell to their deaths and were electrocuted in a power substation 10 years ago. The officers will finally stand trial this week It has been called the most important police trial in a decade, one that could expose the inequalities that plague France’s mostly segregated apartment […]

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Women to enjoy rights under new Tunisia constitution

Women to enjoy rights under new Tunisia constitution

| February 7, 2014

Tunisia’s new constitution is being called “a revolution in itself” and the most liberal constitution in the Arab world, produced through consensus, for its promises of gender equality.

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