Vladimir Gheorgievich Akimenkov, Artiom Victorovich Saviolov and Mikhail Aleksandrovich Kosenko were detained during a protest in Bolotnaya Square, Moscow, on 6 May 2012, but released shortly after
On 23 February 2013, 2,237 households in Badia East, Lagos state, were made destitute when their homes were demolished by the authorities.
Mordechai Vanunu blew the whistle on Israel’s nuclear arsenal. The information he provided was published in The Sunday Times in 1986. Vanunu served 18 years in prison.
In Barbados, if you are convicted of treason or murder, the only punishment you can receive by law is the death penalty.
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