Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi 'missing after visit to consulate'

  1. Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi ‘missing after visit to consulate’  The Guardian
  2. Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Journalist, Detained in Consulate in Istanbul  New York Times
  3. Saudi Critic Entered a Saudi Consulate in Turkey and Hasn’t Come Out  Wall Street Journal
  4. Post contributor and prominent Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi feared missing in Turkey  Washington Post
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Ex-I. Coast leader on trial at ICC, named head of party's dissident wing

Ex-I. Coast leader on trial at ICC, named head of party's dissident wingFormer Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, currently on trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, has been chosen to head the dissident wing of the Ivorian People’s Party (FPI), the party he created. Gbagbo, 73, was the only candidate for the position and won 97.5 percent of 5,325 votes cast, said Franck Anderson Kouassi, spokesman for the pro-Gbagbo wing of the opposition FPI party.


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Widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo leaves China for Germany

Widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo leaves China for GermanyBy Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) – Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning political dissident Liu Xiaobo, left China for Germany on Tuesday, in news welcomed by rights groups who had long pressed for her release from what was effectively house arrest. Liu Xia was on a Finnair flight bound for Helsinki that left Beijing at around 11 a.m. (0300 GMT), Ye Du, a writer and friend, told Reuters. Liu Xia, 57, had gone to “start her new life” in Europe, her younger brother, Liu Hui, said on his WeChat account, according to a screenshot of the message shown to Reuters by a friend who declined to be identified.


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