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Trump Caps off Law and Order Legacy With Record Executions, No Mercy for Whistleblowers

Missing from Trump's flurry of last-minute pardons were Snowden, Assange, or Reality Winner. Instead, the president will leave office with a record number of executions under his belt and a slew of pardons for political allies.
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New Zealand mosque massacre fueled by social media hate speech

A screen grab of the entrance to one of the mosques from the livestream’s first few seconds of the Christchurch, NZ massacre of Muslims  
The mass murder of Muslims in two Christchurch, New Zealand mosques today serves as a grim reminder of the dangers of unchecked social media exchange.
Those who plotted and executed the attack which killed at least 49 Muslims worshipers could not have done so without inspiration and support from other extremist groups on social media and other online networks.

Georgia Leads Nation In Number Of Executions As Texas Slows

The execution chamber at the Washington State Penitentiary is shown with the witness gallery behind glass at right, in Walla Walla, Wash.
ATLANTA  — Georgia led the nation this year in the number of inmates put to death, an anomaly that’s due at least in part to executions in Texas dipping into single digits for the first time in 20 years.

This US Ally Has Executed 108 People So Far in 2016

(MEEIran and Saudi Arabia have between them executed more than 350 people in the first half of 2016, according to statistics released by rights groups this week.
Iran is second globally only to China in executing their own citizens, and is far ahead of Saudi Arabia which occupies third place.
Iran executed at least 250 people in the first six months of the year, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Norway-based group Iran Human Rights.