Sep 8, 2015

Current, former Osaka police officers arrested over gang rape

A current and a former officer in the Osaka Prefectural Police have been arrested on suspicion of gang-raping and confining a woman in her 20s. Arrested were Daisuke Umemoto, a 36-year-old sergeant in the criminal investigation division at Mino Police Station, and Yu Mizobata, ...

Amnesty accuses U.N. peacekeepers of killing two, raping girl in Bangui

Aug 12, 2015

Amnesty accuses U.N. peacekeepers of killing two, raping girl in Bangui

Amnesty International on Tuesday accused United Nations peacekeepers of raping a 12-year-old girl and killing a boy and his father during an operation in Central African Republic’s capital Bangui earlier this month. The U.N. mission, set up to maintain stability as the country struggles ...

Jul 28, 2015

39 people freed from 'Shining Path troop-making camps' in Peru

Authorities in Peru rescued 39 people, including 26 children, whom Maoist Shining Path rebels were raising in bondage as future rebel troops, the government said Monday. The so-called VRAEM area of largely untouched jungle — connecting Huancayo, Ayacucho, Apurimac and Cusco — serves as ...