Highlights: July 2012 Archives
Wednesday July 18, 2012
Here's a chance for you to listen to some of Dispatches' prized pieces, stories that have won us awards over the years:
The Eyes of Rosa and Antonio
Shovelling the Rain Away
Afghanistan's Left Behinds
The Garbage People of Cairo
Scrapping Over Scraps
Gees Bend: The Crossing
Too Many Ways to Die
The Democracy Project
Impeach, Inform And Unite
Who Killed Father One-Speed
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- Ferguson police report: 5 examples of abuse of power
- The U.S. Justice Department issued a scathing report about the Ferguson, Mo., police force on Wednesday, accusing it of engaging in practices that are discriminatory and unconstitutional.
- Hillary Clinton promises to release more emails
- A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.
- Mark Lippert, U.S. ambassador to South Korea, slashed with knife at event
- U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was in stable condition after being slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a 10-inch knife and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police and U.S. officials said Thursday.
- Australia proposes prisoner swap to spare men from Indonesia execution
- Australia's foreign minister said on Thursday she had proposed a prisoner swap to her Indonesian counterpart in an 11th hour effort to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers expected to face a firing squad within days.
- Zetas cartel leader Omar Trevino Morales captured in Mexico
- Mexican police and soldiers on captured Omar Trevino Morales, widely considered to be the most important leader of the Zetas drug cartel that once carved a path of brutal bloodshed along the country's northern border with the U.S.