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Befriending the Saudis Highlights U.S. Hypocrisy on Human Rights

Washington long has had an unholy alliance with one of the world’s worst abusers. We must cut those ties in order to start reconciling our actions with our supposed support for rights and dignity.

Posted on Oct 1, 2015 READ MORE

AP / Heng Sinith

Crowd Panic Causes Deadly Crush in Cambodia

A local festival took a fatal turn in Cambodia on Monday night, when a stampede occurred after panic broke out among a crowd packed onto a bridge, causing dozens to be trampled or flung off the side. Updated

Posted on Nov 22, 2010 READ MORE

AP / Frank Augstein

Stampede at German Music Festival Kills 19

Nineteen people were killed in a crowd panic at a free German dance music festival. Officials have launched an investigation into the deaths, which reportedly occurred after authorities repeatedly were warned about dangerous conditions. About 1.4 million people attended the event in Duisburg.

Posted on Jul 25, 2010 READ MORE

Chamunda Devi stampede

More Than 140 Killed in Stampede at Indian Temple

At least 147 people were killed and many more wounded when a wall collapsed at the Chamunda Devi temple in Jodhpur, India, setting off a stampede of devotees there to observe the Hindu Navaratra festival on Tuesday.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008 READ MORE

AP photo / Rahul Sharma

Pilgrim Stampede Kills 140

A stampede of worshipers at an Indian temple killed at least 140 on Sunday, many of them women and children. Rumors of a landslide had caused thousands of pilgrims to flee the site, trampling others.

Posted on Aug 3, 2008 READ MORE

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