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U.S. vows to deny visas to those accused of wartime sexual violence
U.S. vows to deny visas to those accused of wartime sexual violence

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced on Tuesday a ban against issuing U.S. visas to foreigners implicated in wartime sexual violence. “No one at the highest level of military or governance who has presided over, or engaged in, or knew of, or adopted these kinds of attacks is ever going to receive a visa to travel into the United States of America from this day forward,” Kerry said during talks with his British counterpart, William Hague. Hague applauded the announcement. “The shattering of impunity ... is the crucial ingredient so that people know they will not get away with it,” he said. As president of the Group of 8 leading industrial...

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