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An old rape at the age of 89

An elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease was raped on her bed by two young men in a horrific crime in the city of Paul in Dorset, England. The 89-year-old grandmother lives in her house. She called her daughter and told her about the attack on her house. She said she needed medical help, explaining that one of the young men who raped her on her chest, which led to her falling on her bed, before sexually assaulted her. Another young man was watching the crime and laughing. The victim was taken to the police rape section and underwent physical examinations. “I was worried about her, especially about letting strangers into the house and being beaten and robbed,” said her daughter. Her family confirmed that “no one broke into her house and was not robbed, but the criminals deliberately entered her house to rape her.” “We have been able to get full information from the victim, but they are at risk, and because of their health, their reminders of things are limited,” Metro quoted inves..

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‘Abusive and arbitrary’: OHCHR report confirms Qatar blockade in violation of human rights

As the ongoing blockade against Qatar enters its 7 month, the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) announced in a press conference this morning that it had received the report detailing the findings of the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Technical Mission to the State of Qatar. The report, title ‘On the impact of the Gulf Crisis on human rights’, is the result of an investigation by the OHCHR team who visited Qatar from November 17-24, 2017 to document and assess the impact of the blockade on human rights infringements and violations among the population. (Copy of the OHCHR report received by NHRC. Photo credit: I Love Qatar) During their mission to Qatar OHCHR representatives met with and interviewed 20 government and non-governmental organizations, and 40 victims during the course of their assessment. The report also stated that the OHCHR team reached out to the member states of the blockade to make them aware of the functions of the Tech..

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Irish pro-Palestine group calls Israeli blacklisting ‘appalling’

Israel’s decision to blacklist the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign and block the group’s more than 400 members from entering the country has been condemned as “appalling” by its chairwoman Fatin al-Tamimi. The Dublin-based volunteer organisation that campaigns for Palestinian rights is one of 20 activist groups to appear on the blacklist published by Israel’s strategic affairs ministry on Sunday. Individuals who hold senior positions in the blacklisted organisations along with key activists will be denied entry to Israel under a crackdown by the country on groups that call for a boycott of the Jewish state. The blacklist targets a grassroots movement known as Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS), which criticises Israel over its policies towards the Palestinians. “For me as a Palestinian, it means a lot that they are going to ban me from going to see my family and people. It is absolutely horrible,” said Ms Tamimi who will be blocked from visiting family in Hebron and Gaza. ..

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