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Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces advance toward Islamic State positions Tuesday in the village of Tob Zawa, about 5 miles from Mosul, Iraq. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Yemeni rescue workers carry a victim on a stretcher amid the rubble of a destroyed funeral hall building following airstrikes by Saudi-led coalition planes on the capital Sanaa last Saturday. Mohammed Huwais /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Angela Gui packs for a trip to Geneva for human rights training at the United Nations. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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For Daughter Of Missing Hong Kong Bookseller, Activism Is Not A Choice

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Investigative journalist Hossam Baghat (center), who founded the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, leaves a courtroom at the Cairo Criminal Court in March. Mohamed Elraai/AP hide caption

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Wounded 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh sits alone in the back of the ambulance after he was injured during airstrikes targeting Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Indian political activist Irom Sharmila is taken back to a hospital after a court appearance in the state of Manipur on Tuesday, a few hours before she ended her fast. Anupam Nath/AP hide caption

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Children peer from a partially destroyed home in Aleppo, Syria in February. Syria's largest city used to be its economic locomotive, now it is has become an emblem of its stalemated civil war. Alexander Kots/AP hide caption

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (left), walks alongside President Obama during the U.S. president's visit to the African nation last July. Critics say Ethiopia has cracked down hard on the opposition, but makes modest gestures to give the impression it tolerates some dissent. SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ethiopia Stifles Dissent, While Giving Impression Of Tolerance, Critics Say

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Relatives and victims of Argentine and Uruguayan military dictatorships react as they hear the sentence of Argentina's court in the trial on Operation Condor, at the Argentina's embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay on May 27, 2016. Pablo Porciuncula /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parents and other relatives of the 43 missing students from the Ayotzinapa's teachers school attend the reading of the final report from the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) in Mexico City on Sunday. Yuri Cortez /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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