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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to end the federal death penalty and eliminate mandatory minimum sentences, but some progressives say a potential pick for attorney general to carry out those reforms may not be the one to enact bold changes.
Police hope the unit will encourage more women to come forward to report digital abuse including so-called revenge porn, the hacking of their social media accounts and online threats from blackmailers.
Bangladeshi police launched an all-woman unit on Nov 16 to tackle a rise in online abuse and harassment targeting women.
GEORGE TOWN: The police have busted a drug syndicate, which had been active in the northern part of the country, with the arrest of its members and seized drugs worth about RM2.164mil.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Major powers, including allies, criticised the United States for its human rights record on Monday during a U.N. review, citing the use of the death penalty, police violence against African Americans and the separation of migrant children from their families.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): Lawyer M. Ravi has filed a civil suit against the Attorney-General, two deputy attorneys-general and five prosecutors on behalf of a Malaysian drug runner who was spared the death penalty last month by the Court of Appeal.
BANGKOK, Nov 2 (Reuters): From raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for Thai protesters to inspiring the youths who join demonstrations through dances and social media, K-pop fans have emerged as a potent political force in Thailand's anti-government movement.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Four Thai activists, including protest leader and rights lawyer Arnon Nampa, were freed early on Tuesday and promised to keep fighting to oust Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and for reforms to the monarchy.
GEORGE TOWN: Police crippled a major drug trafficking syndicate with the arrest of 12 suspects and the seizure of RM822,000 worth of drugs in nine raids conducted in Penang, Kedah and Perak.