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Women ministers around the world urge Taliban to rethink heartbreaking U-turn on girls’ education

Women ministers around the world urge Taliban to rethink heartbreaking U-turn on girls’ education

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Female foreign ministers from 16 countries said Friday they are “deeply disappointed” that Afghan girls are being denied access to secondary schools and...
My warning to President Biden: Protect America from a rising China

Move swiftly on Global Criminal Justice Ambassador 

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In the final hours prior to the Senate’s recess last month, it was heartening to see many of President Joe BidenJoe BidenOvernight Energy &...
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says trade won’t trump China rights concerns

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says trade won’t trump China rights concerns

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New Zealand will not shy away from criticising China’s human rights record to protect its lucrative trade relationship with Beijing, Prime Minister Jacinda...
Hong Kong national security law: police information grab sparks fears among lawyers and activists over broad nature of powers and a suspect’s right to silence

Hong Kong national security law: police information grab sparks fears among lawyers and activists...

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Broad powers allowing Hong Kong’s national security police to demand private information from groups they accuse of having foreign ties have raised fears...
Xinjiang’s exports to the EU boom, despite political concerns over forced labour

Xinjiang’s exports to the EU boom, despite political concerns over forced labour

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The European Union’s imports from Xinjiang more than doubled over the first half of this year, despite concerns over the use of forced...
Croatian police accused of sexually abusing female asylum seeker | European Union News

Croatian police accused of sexually abusing female asylum seeker | European Union News

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A woman from Afghanistan says she was sexually abused, forced to strip naked, held at knifepoint and threatened with rape by a Croatian officer...
Inmate had COVID for weeks, St Louis jail didn’t know: Documents | Coronavirus pandemic News

Inmate had COVID for weeks, St Louis jail didn’t know: Documents | Coronavirus pandemic...

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The City Justice Center (CJC), a jail in St Louis, Missouri, that saw three revolts in two months over allegedly brutal conditions and unsafe...
Myanmar’s military on ‘killing spree’ against protesters: Amnesty | Human Rights News

Myanmar’s military on ‘killing spree’ against protesters: Amnesty | Human Rights News

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The Myanmar military is using lethal tactics and an arsenal of battlefield weapons to carry out a “killing spree” against peaceful protesters who oppose...
Brave new world: Why we need a Senate Human Rights Commission 

Brave new world: Why we need a Senate Human Rights Commission 

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In 2014, Sens. Mark KirkMark Steven KirkBrave new world: Why we need a Senate Human Rights Commission  Senate majority battle snags Biden Cabinet hopefuls...
‘Kill them’: Duterte wants to ‘finish off’ communist rebels | Human Rights News

‘Kill them’: Duterte wants to ‘finish off’ communist rebels | Human Rights News

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military and police forces to “finish off” and “kill” all communist rebels in the country, prompting fears...
Kashmiri man seeking son’s body charged under anti-terror law | Conflict News

Kashmiri man seeking son’s body charged under anti-terror law | Conflict News

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Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – The family members of a teenage boy in Indian-administered Kashmir, killed in an alleged gunfight, have been charged under an...
China-US tensions: Beijing warns UN envoy’s mission to Taiwan is America ‘playing with fire’

China-US tensions: Beijing warns UN envoy’s mission to Taiwan is America ‘playing with fire’

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China blamed the United States for “playing with fire” by sending its UN envoy to Taiwan, saying the move would create “new difficulties”...
Next steps for foreign policy

Next steps for foreign policy

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President-elect Joe BidenJoe Biden Michigan mayor draws criticism with Facebook posts suggesting rebellion: report Trump names Roisman acting SEC chairman Biden Interior nominee discusses...