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Text"When a government as dominant and influential as the United States openly defies that law and seeks to justify its defiance, it also undermines the law itself and invites others to do the same."
"In the midst of a seeming epidemic of suicide bombings, beheadings and other attacks on civilians and noncombatants -- all affronts to the most basic human rights values -- Washington's weakened moral authority is felt acutely," Human Rights Watch says in its report.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A religious court has sentenced 15 Saudis, including one woman, to up to six months in prison and up to 250 lashings for taking part in an anti-monarchy protest, judicial officials said Thursday.