Afua Hirsch

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At The Hague, the former president of Liberia, was  convicted  today of aiding and abetting crimes against humanity, during the war in Liberia.

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A judge in London has approved the release of J ulian Assange  on several conditions, including bail set at $310,000.

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A judge in London has approved the release of J ulian Assange on several conditions, including bail set at $310,000.

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Julian Assange spent last night in a London Jail, without bail on an  arrest warrant  from Sweden.

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Julian Assange spent last night in a London Jail, without bail on an arrest warrant from Sweden.

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