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Hundreds of mentally ill prisoners denied urgent treatment in England

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Hundreds of severely mentally ill prisoners in urgent need of hospital treatment are being left in prison cells due to bed shortages in secure NHS psychiatric units, an investigation has discovered. Freedom of informa...

Christian Porter denied justice plea from Indonesians jailed in Australia when they were children

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The former attorney general Christian Porter rejected a plea for mercy from six Indonesians who said they were wrongly jailed as children using unreliable evidence, telling them they had no chance of success despite t...

‘My children cry with hunger’: refugees denied UN aid rations at Malawi camp

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Mornings are the worst time for Fayness Alpha. Her children wail from hunger most often when they wake up, she says. Alpha was 15 when she first arrived at Dzaleka – a refugee camp in Dowa, 40km from Malawi’s capital ...

Brooklyn subway shooting suspect denied bail in first court appearance

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The man detained on a terror charge after shooting 10 people on a New York subway was denied bail and remanded in custody on Thursday after his first court appearance. Frank James, 62, did not enter a plea on charges ...

Iraqi man alleging 35 family members were killed by Australian airstrike denied compensation

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An Iraqi man who alleges 35 family members were killed when an Australian airstrike targeting Islamic State instead obliterated a house where civilians were sheltering has been denied a compensation payment by the fed...

Ghislaine Maxwell’s bid for new trial denied, judge rules

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Ghislaine Maxwell’s bid for a new trial has been denied, the judge in her Manhattan federal court sex-trafficking case said on Friday. The daughter of the late British media baron Robert Maxwell repeatedly requested a...

Australian ambassador to China denied entry to journalist Cheng Lei’s Beijing trial – video

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The national security trial of Australian journalist Cheng Lei is scheduled to begin in Beijing under tight security and behind closed doors – with foreign journalists and diplomats denied entry. A court official told...

Prisoners with links to organized crime are commonly denied compassionate release

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Tommy “Shots” Gioeli was once a powerful and feared figure as he plotted hits as a reputed leader of the Colombo crime family. Now, at 69, Gioeli is imprisoned and sick, unsuccessfully pleading for mercy as two cancer...

Australian man, 83, dies in Iranian prison after being denied healthcare

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An Australian-Iranian man in his eighties jailed over a financial dispute has died in prison in Iran, Amnesty International said, accusing Tehran of subjecting him to torture by denying urgent medical care. Shokrollah...

Julian Assange denied permission to appeal against US extradition

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Julian Assange has moved a step closer to a US trial on espionage charges after the UK’s highest court refused to hear his appeal against extradition. The WikiLeaks founder was attempting to appeal against a judgment ...

Oti Mabuse: Mum set up a dance school to give us opportunities apartheid denied her

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Oti Mabuse has spoken of how her mother created her own dance school in the family’s home town in South Africa to provide her daughters with opportunities that she did not have growing up. Mabuse, 31, has won the Sout...

British army veterans denied treatment for brain injuries

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The Taliban forces around Ouellette, a British patrol base in a remote sector of Afghanistan’s Helmand province, were slowly finding their range. “One day their rockets hit all our vehicles,” recalls army veteran Neil...

Australia denied access to dual citizen detained for alleged ‘subversion’ in Hong Kong

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Australian consular officials have been denied access to a dual Australian-Chinese citizen detained in Hong Kong for 11 months for alleged “subversion”. The Australian government – which has had an increasingly strain...

Second world war veteran twice denied absentee ballot under Texas voting law

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A 95-year-old second world war veteran twice denied an absentee ballot under a restrictive Texas voting law has attracted support from prominent figures including Beto O’Rourke, a voting rights campaigner and former p...

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard denied bail over sexual assault charges

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The Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has been denied bail and will be detained in Toronto as he awaits trial oncharges of sexual assault and forcible confinement. This bail decision relates to charges Canadian auth...

Nobel winner Pablo Neruda was almost denied prize because of odes to Stalin

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Pablo Neruda may have won the Nobel prize for literature in 1971, but newly opened archives in Stockholm reveal the judging panel’s concerns about the Chilean poet’s “communist tendencies”. The list of writers in the ...

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