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Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021
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Crossings

Crossings
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Peter Benenson, whose outrage at a Salazar dictatorship incident in Portugal midwifed the Nobel-winning rights group Amnesty International, dies at 83. It now has 1.8 million members.


The US Supreme Court Abolishes the death penalty for juveniles (under 18). One of the last countries to do so, it had 70 kids on death row.

A UN study says India’s "higher fertility rates" means it will overtake China as the most populous country by 2030.


World War II survivor Zhu Qiaomei, 96, oldest among the Chinese "comfort women" forced into sexual slavery by Japanese soldiers, dies.

Henry Grunwald, ex-Time editor (1968-’87) who oversaw the shift in the magazine’s conservative slant to a more centrist one, dies. He was 82.

 

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