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Chicago police union president: Saying riots are ‘treason’ is ‘beyond ridiculous’


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Pakistan sentences former dictator to death in treason case

Pakistan sentences former dictator to death in treason caseA Pakistani court on Tuesday sentenced the country’s former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf to death in a treason case related to the state of emergency he imposed in 2007 while in power, officials said. It’s the first time in Pakistan’s history that a former army chief and ruler of the country has been sentenced to death. Musharraf, who was sentenced in absentia, has been out of the country since 2016, when he was allowed to leave on bail to seek medical treatment abroad.



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Pakistan throws 'treason' charges at 250 lawyers for treason in hospital assault

Pakistan throws 'treason' charges at 250 lawyers for treason in hospital assaultPakistan on Thursday leveled “treason” charges against 250 lawyers who were part of a mob that stormed a hospital in the eastern city of Lahore the previous day, kicking and punching doctors and staff and trashing equipment and property, police said.



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Pakistan charges 250 lawyers for treason in hospital assault

Pakistan charges 250 lawyers for treason in hospital assaultPakistan on Thursday leveled “treason” charges against 250 lawyers who were part of a mob that stormed a hospital in the eastern city of Lahore the previous day, kicking and punching doctors and staff and trashing equipment and property, police said. Three patients at the hospital died when physicians and medical staff left them unattended for several hours, to flee and escape the mob, officials said. The mob of about 500 lawyers — apparently angered over alleged misbehavior by some of the hospital doctors toward one of their colleagues the month before — stormed the Punjab Institute of Cardiology on Wednesday, punching and beating doctors and other staff.



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Trump blames media for his behaviour, makes series of false claims then says whistleblower's lawyer should be sued for treason

Trump blames media for his behaviour, makes series of false claims then says whistleblower's lawyer should be sued for treasonDonald Trump has blamed the media for his behaviour before claiming the impeachment inquiry was a hoax and suggesting a whistleblower’s lawyer should be sued for treason.The US president lashed out at the “fake news” – a pejorative term he routinely deploys to describe media outlets which publish stories that reflect badly in him – during a two-minute rant in response to criticism that his “unpresidential deportment” was tearing the country apart.



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Trump Accuses FBI Officials Who Investigated Him of Treason

Trump Accuses FBI Officials Who Investigated Him of Treason“They wanted an insurance policy against me,” Trump said Wednesday in an interview on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program, the president’s first since Attorney General William Barr announced on Sunday that Robert Mueller had found no coordination between his campaign and the Russian government. It was treason.



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Cambodia's ex-opposition leader freed awaiting treason trial

Cambodia's ex-opposition leader freed awaiting treason trialPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The leader of Cambodia's now dissolved opposition party was freed on highly restrictive bail Monday after being jailed for a year on a treason charge, the latest government opponent to be released since Prime Minister Hun Sen's landslide election victory.



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Kenyan opposition leader 'sworn in' as event called treason

Kenyan opposition leader 'sworn in' as event called treasonNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In a ceremony that Kenya's government warned would be treason, opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday was sworn in as "the people's president" during a mock inauguration protesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's new term after months of deadly election turmoil.



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Cambodia opposition leader charged with treason, espionage

Cambodia opposition leader charged with treason, espionageA Cambodian court on Tuesday charged opposition leader Kem Sokha with treason and espionage over an alleged conspiracy with unnamed foreigners, as strongman premier Hun Sen intensifies his assault on his political enemies. Opponents of Hun Sen, as well as NGOs and the critical press, have increasingly been smothered by court cases and threats before a crucial general election next year. Kem Sokha, 64, a veteran opposition politician who has formally led the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) since March, is accused of conniving in a “secret plan” with foreign entities which began in 1993, according to a court statement.



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'Close to Treason’ DHS Sec. Kelly Calls Out Intel Leaks

'Close to Treason’ DHS Sec. Kelly Calls Out Intel LeaksHomeland Security Sec. John Kelly tells Chuck Todd on Meet the Press that it’s “totally unacceptable” for intelligence to be leaked, after details of the U.K.'s investigation into the Manchester bombing were published by American news outlets.



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