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FRANCE 24
· 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.
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Washington Post
· 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.
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CNA
· 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.
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FRANCE 24
· 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.
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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.
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Washington Post
· Why the Kremlin cares about protests on the other side of Russia  
He could face life in prison if convicted.
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Washington Post
· 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.
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CNA
· 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.