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Monday September 21st, 2020 night edition

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Turkish soldiers tortured two Kurdish villagers they had detained, throwing them from a helicopter after battering them, eyewitnesses claim.

A medical report for one of the villagers states that he suffered injuries consistent with a fall from a height.

Military forces reportedly detained Osman Şiban, 50, and Servet Turgut, 55, on Sept. 11 while working on a farm in the eastern city of Van.

The soldiers interrogated the two villagers under torture and threw them from the helicopter, Sarısaç claims, citing their families.

Askerlerin gözaltına alınıp “helikopterden attığı" iddia edilen ve 2 gün sonra yoğun bakımda oldukları öğrenilen iki kişiden Osman Şiban'ın gördüğü işkence fotoğraflandı.

Lawyers for the villagers filed a criminal complaint against the soldiers, Mezopotamya reported.

According to the report villagers on the scene while the two were being detained allege that the soldiers threatened to shoot them when they protested the detention. »

FinCEN Files: All you need to know about the documents leak

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Leaked documents involving about $2tn of transactions have revealed how some of the world's biggest banks have allowed criminals to move dirty money around the world.

The FinCEN files are more than 2,500 documents, most of which were files that banks sent to the US authorities between 2000 and 2017.

The FinCEN papers are different because they are not just documents from one or two companies - they come from a number of banks. »

When “Fake News” Becomes Real: The Consequences of False Government Denials in an Authoritarian Country

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Thus, false denials have both immediate and lasting effects on government credibility and can erode citizen satisfaction with the government.

Therefore, participants in our study understood that what they saw in the survey was referring to actual events in non-specified locations.

For example, (some degree of) disbelief in a rumor does not necessarily mean (a corresponding degree of) belief in the denial. »