Egyptian-American aid worker Aya Hijazi was held for nearly three years without a verdict, in what human rights groups have called an "arbitrary detention." Mohamed el Raai/AP hide caption

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Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander in the Lord's Resistance Army, enters the courtroom of the International Court in The Hague, Netherlands, on Tuesday. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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This camp near Maiduguri, Borno State, in northeastern Nigeria houses more than 16,000 displaced persons. Stefan Heunis /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Soldiers, officers and civilian employees attend a ceremony for the U.S. Army's annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in March 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. According to the Pentagon, the initiative is "meant to reinforce a climate of dignity and respect founded on good order and discipline." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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New Report Says Pentagon Not Doing Enough For Sexual Assault Victims

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Civil Rights At Issue In Korea, But Not The Korea You'd Expect

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LGBT activists in Kazakhstan hoped international attention from hosting the Winter Olympics might help their cause. Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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For Kazakhstan's LGBT Community, A Struggle For Recognition And Rights

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Policemen face protesters during a protest in central Bangkok on Friday. Thai authorities detained dozens of activists protesting against military rule on the first anniversary of a coup against the elected government. Damir Sagolj/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In August, Attorney General Eric Holder told federal prosecutors to no longer hit low-level drug offenders with charges that carry mandatory minimum sentences. But it's not yet clear how broadly that directive is being interpreted. Stephen Lam/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Philip Reeves discusses the Amnesty International report on U.S. drone strikes

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