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· Bali sea turtles set free after poacher arrests →
The turtles were among 36 seized after a raid last month that saw the arrest of several suspected traffickers -- who could face five years behind bars if convicted under Indonesia's wildlife protection laws.
· Things you didn’t know (or maybe forgot) about how women got the vote →
After voting in Rochester, N.Y., in 1872, she was arrested, convicted of voting illegally and fined, and the publicity attracted many people to her cause.
· Indonesia jails Muslim for destroying Koran →
MEDAN: An Indonesian has been jailed for destroying a Koran in a rare case of a Muslim being convicted on blasphemy charges in the Muslim-majority nation.
· German neo-Nazi on trial over politician murder admits to killing →
He was convicted of an attempted bomb attack on an asylum home in 1993.
The New York Times
· ‘Sunless Shadows’ Review: A Harsh Look at Iranian Women in Prison →
Mehrdad Oskouei’s documentary brings empathy to a tough subject: women and girls convicted of murdering male family members.
· Why the Kremlin cares about protests on the other side of Russia →
He could face life in prison if convicted.
· With his camera, Gordon Parks humanized the Black people others saw as simply criminals →
He notes equally egregious discrepancies in 19th-century punishments and sentencing: A White man who killed or raped a Black woman might get a fine of $100, whereas a Black man convicted of the same crime against a White woman could expect mandatory execution.
· 1MDB scandal fugitives hiding in China: Malaysian police →
Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak lost power in 2018 over his involvement in the fraud and was last week convicted in a 1MDB-linked trial, but several other suspects remain at large.