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  • s  beyond the usual course of legal proceedings; legally unwarranted
    an extrajudicial penalty

  • Today, in addition to her work for the Human Rights Commission, Jahangir serves as a United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial killings, a job that has taken her to .
  • She tells stories of people who are taken from their homes at night and never come back; about extrajudicial executions; about the hungry refugees in cold and damp camps.
  • Alston authored a scathing report saying he believes that the police orchestrated a campaign of extrajudicial killings before and during the fighting that followed the election.
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  • Indonesia: Military tribunals being used to shield human rights violators
    The trial of 12 Kopassus soldiers accused of the extrajudicial execution of four detainees is likely to be little more than a sham, Amnesty International said as the military hearing opens on Thursday. June 19, 2013 International The trial of 12 Kopassus (Special Forces Command) soldiers accused of the extrajudicial execution of four detainees is likely to be little more than a sham warned ...
    June 19, 2013 - Amnesty International

  • Reynato Puno in International Herald Tribune
    The extrajudicial taking of life is the ultimate violation of human rights,Puno said after meeting UN human rights envoy Philip Alston. "It cannot be allowed anywhere, and it has to be resisted everywhere."
  • Dick Marty in Sydney Morning Herald
    On the basis of information collected, we have proof of the existence of extrajudicial prisons in countries that worked closely with the United States, such as Poland,Council of Europe investigator Dick Marty told Le Figaro.
  • Felipe Perez Roque in Calgary Herald
    Cuba is a country where over the past 50 years there has not been ...... a single person that has gone missing. Nor has anyone been tortured, nor has there been a single extrajudicial execution,Perez Roque said.

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