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Rick Stacy On Demand 9.19.14

The debut of Apple’s iPhone 6, Miley Cyrus’ Mexican flag fiasco, and CIA torture songs come together in today’s edition of Rick Stacy On Demand! 339 more words

Features

U.N. torture inspectors say barred from Azerbaijan jails

Reuters reports:

‘A United Nations human rights team looking into complaints of torture in Azerbaijan said on Wednesday it had cut short its investigations because it had been stopped from visiting some government detention centres. 40 more words

The Stans & Former Soviet Republics

Nigeria’s torture chambers exposed in new report | September 18, 2014

Nigeria’s police and military routinely torture women, men, and children – some as young as 12 – using a wide range of methods including beatings, shootings and rape, Amnesty International said in a new report published today. 708 more words

World News

My Fake Conversion to Isislam

Shopping for religions one day, exploring all the philosophical and doctrinal differences and weighing their various defects and virtues, I decided I needed a religion with more beheadings. 215 more words

Humor

Vietnam shrugs off US human rights group’s report on police abuse -- Vietnam's police continue to torture

Thanh Nien News

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Vietnamese government has dismissed a recent Human Rights Watch report about systematic police brutality in the country’s justice system as false. 1,104 more words

Review: Black Cross (World War Two #1) ~ Greg Iles

The New York Times bestselling author of Spandau Phoenix offers another riveting novel–a blockbuster that sets forth an intriguing premise and answers a bewildering question. Fact: In 1945, Allied scientists combing the secret laboratories of the ruined Third Reich discovered a weapon that could have completely wiped out D-Day invasion forces. 510 more words

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