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beyond the usual course of legal proceedings

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Numerous credible reports of human rights abuses by Russian forces in Chechnya, which included extrajudicial killings, torture, and rape, provoked widespread condemnation and call s for accountability; the Chechens committed numerous abuses as well, such as the execution of prisoners.
The vigil was dedicated to activists, journalists and other victims of extrajudicial killings.
A recent example of how extrajudicial measures works comes from Sgt.
Most youth justice committees are involved in administering the extrajudicial sanctions program, designed for youth who have committed a first or second offence and accepted responsibility for their crime allowing young offenders who complete the program to avoid having a young offender record.
The Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA) provides federal courts with jurisdiction over violations of the "law of nations," and the Torture Victim Protection Act applies only to torture and extrajudicial killing.
Bush, by executive order, simply created a new extrajudicial category, which he labels "enemy combatant," whose victims are denied all rights accorded under U.
These sweeps often were accompanied by credible reports of disappearances, extrajudicial killing, extortion, torture, and arbitrary detention.
Watching Washington policymakers and the media punditocracy discuss plans to kill large numbers of people and/or the extrajudicial termination of specific individuals with a casualness one could expect from the most hardboiled of terrorists inspires a certain queasiness.
Washington appears to be condoning a government policy of extrajudicial killings by Israel.
Sudan governments, especially the existing rule of the National Islamic Front (NIF which renamed itself recently as the Congress Party) have been involved in a large number of gross human rights violations such as genocide and extrajudicial killing, tortures, acts of slavery and ethnic cleansing, confiscation of private property, arbitrary arrest, etc.
Asma Jehangir, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions, also said she was deeply concerned 'over continuing reports of massacres and extrajudicial executions in Afghanistan'.
The first, under Paul III, has left few traces, beyond frequent references to the resulting extrajudicial absolution, and a single letter from Cardinal Pole on Carnesecchi's behalf.
Among the allegations were bias against religious minorities, making public comments about pending cases, misuse of office for fundraising purposes and allowing extrajudicial activities to interfere with official responsibilities.
The State Department calls SLORC "a highly authoritarian military regime" whose security forces regularly terrorize the citizenry with extrajudicial killings, torture, and rape.
sections] 455(a), which provides that a judge "shall disqualify himself in any proceeding in which his impartiality might reasonably be questioned," is subject to the limitation of the extrajudicial source doctrine.
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