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Ordinary Americans—as well as lawyers—might be surprised to learn that in recent years, U.S. courts have presided over a wide range of lawsuits alleging that foreign governments have mistreated their own citizens on their own soil. U.S. courts have heard claims alleging that: the Myanmar military required Myanmar citizens to provide forced labor in Myanmar; the Indonesian military tortured and abused Indonesians in a remote province of their country; the Sudanese government committed genocide...

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