Weekday News Wrap: Monday, October 8, 2012
- Islamic groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad fired rockets into Israel in retaliation for yesterday’s Israeli strikes in the Gaza strip.
- Amnesty International has reported that Rwandan military intelligence services have engaged in torture, unlawful detention and enforced disappearances of civilians.
- Sudanese state media reports that the border between Sudan and South Sudan will reopen today, after a security agreement was reached last month.
- Turkish forces fired across the border into Syria on Sunday after a shell launched from Syria landed in Turkey’s border town of Akcakale, underlining Ankara’s warning that it will respond with force to any violence spilling over into its territory.
- Jurist reports that Friday the High Court of England and Wales approved the extradition of five terror suspects to the US. The court’s decision comes a week after the European Court of Human Rights gave its final approval of the extradition, initially approved in April.