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A surprise transition which may have been planned for a long time.
The veteran leader is in no rush to give up real authority.
Ex-sec gen says that only firm transatlantic unity can rein in Russia.
Gunmen act with impunity in areas outside government control.
Critics argue that traditional processes undermine entire legal system.
20 Oct 14
Mistreatment continues although some experts say it is no longer systemic.
10 Oct 14
People complain that state restrictions on extravagant celebrations don’t apply to the great and good.
2 Oct 14
Allowing a presidential staffer to sit on the selection board for top police chiefs looks like a reverse for efforts to depoliticise the force.
23 Aug 14
Observers warn that wide-ranging changes are needed to combat recent wave of militant strikes.
21 Aug 14
Analysts note that legal moves look like political retaliation and could alienate allies in the EU and US.
30 Jul 14
Military authorities must condemn violent culture, deal with abuses, and offer compensation, rights groups say.
14 Jul 14
With modern firearms, tradition of shooting into the air leads to casualties and lasting feuds.
27 May 14
Recent murders of women who testified against a man accused of violent crime expose serious flaws in the system.
7 May 14
Security forces say they lack manpower and resources to properly investigate crimes.
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