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Hashimpura Incident: Delhi HC sentences 16 ex-policemen

A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel reversed the trial court’s verdict which had acquitted the accused. The high court convicted 16 former Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel for murder and of kidnapping, criminal conspiracy and destruction of evidence under the Indian Penal Code. CHRONOLOGY OF HASHIMPURA INCIDENT – …

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Egypt sentences 75 to death over clashes, photojournalist gets 5 years

Amnesty International said the sentences, linked to clashes in 2013 between security forces and supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, amounted to “a mockery of justice”. Photographer Mahmoud Abu Zeid was among 739 defendants on trial, most of them charged with killing police and vandalising property. The journalist, widely …

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