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August 19, 2011
Benin is about to abolish the death penalty, joining countries worldwide that have ratified a treaty to end capital punishment.
August 11, 2011
Four men accused of taking part in violent clashes with security forces in northern Tunisia are facing military trials in Tunis.
August 2, 2011
The former leaders of Tunisia and Egypt, both ousted in popular uprisings in recent months, are facing criminal trials for abuse of power.

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