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  • 1 abuses — a·buse || É™ bjuːz n. misuse; maltreatment; corrupt practice; foul language v. misuse; injure, harm, mistreat; insult, malign, curse, revile …

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  • 2 Enduring Freedom - Abuses by US Forces in Afghanistan — is a report released in March 2004 by US based human rights organisation, Human Rights Watch.It has a negative view of the actions of United States armed forces in Afghanistan, following the campaign by US forces to eliminate the Taliban in… …

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  • 3 A View of Popish Abuses yet remaining in the English Church — A View of Popish Abuses was written by John Field in 1572, criticising the church services, priests and clergy of Elizabethan England, particularly the Elizabethan Religious Settlement.A Puritan clergyman, Field desired to change the Act of… …

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  • 4 Honours (Prevention of Abuses) Act 1925 — The Honours (Prevention of Abuses) Act 1925 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, passed in 1925 (15 16 Geo. V c. 72) , that makes the sale of peerages or any other honours illegal. It was brought in after the Liberal Party… …

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  • 5 abuse — ♦♦ abuses, abusing, abused (The noun is pronounced [[t]əbju͟ːs[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]əbju͟ːz[/t]].) 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl, usu with supp Abuse of someone is cruel and violent treatment of them. ...investigation of alleged child… …

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  • 6 Social Protection — ▪ 2006 Introduction With medical costs skyrocketing and government programs scaled back, citizens bore more responsibility for their health care costs; irregular migration, human trafficking, and migrant smuggling posed challenges for… …

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  • 7 Human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — In all areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the human rights record remained poor, and numerous serious abuses were committed. Unlawful killings, disappearances, torture, rape, and arbitrary arrest and detention by security forces… …

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  • 8 Political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union — Soviet Union …

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  • 9 Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse — Beginning in 2004, human rights violations in the form of physical, psychological, and sexual abuse, including torture,[1][2][3] …

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  • 10 chile — /chil ee/, n. chili. * * * Chile Introduction Chile Background: A three year old Marxist government was overthrown in 1973 by a dictatorial military regime led by Augusto PINOCHET, who ruled until a freely elected president was installed in 1990 …

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  • 11 Chile — Chilean, adj., n. /chil ee/; Sp. /chee le/, n. a republic in SW South America, on the Pacific Coast. 14,508,168; 286,396 sq. mi. (741,765 sq. km). Cap.: Santiago. * * * Chile Introduction Chile Background: A three year old Marxist government was… …

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  • 12 Law, Crime, and Law Enforcement — ▪ 2006 Introduction Trials of former heads of state, U.S. Supreme Court rulings on eminent domain and the death penalty, and high profile cases against former executives of large corporations were leading legal and criminal issues in 2005.… …

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  • 13 Réception de la pensée de Nietzsche — La philosophie de Friedrich Nietzsche a acquis une très grande renommée à partir des années 1890[1], et elle a eu une profonde influence sur le XXe siècle. Du vivant de Nietzsche, sa pensée fut diffusée en Scandinavie (Brandes le… …

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  • 14 Contras — For other uses, see Contra (disambiguation). Nicaraguan Contras Participant in 1980s Nicaraguan Civil War Nicaraguan Contra militia …

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  • 15 Katie Redford — Katharine (Katie) Redford, Esq. is a human rights lawyer and activist who is credited with spearheading a movement to hold international companies accountable for overseas abuse in their home court jurisdictions in the Western world, and in doing …

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  • 16 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 17 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 18 Indulgences — • A remission of the temporal punishment due to sin, the guilt of which has been forgiven Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Indulgences     Indulgences      …

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  • 19 Human rights — Rights Theoretical distinctions Natural and legal rights Claim rights and liberty rights Negative and positive rights Individual an …

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  • 20 Iraq prison abuse scandals — About six months after the invasion of Iraq rumors of Iraq prison abuse scandals started to emerge.The best known abuse incidents occurred at the large Abu Ghraib prison. Graphic pictures of some of those abuse incidents were made public. Less… …

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