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Former Xinjiang detainee arrives in US to testify over China abuses

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Ovalbek Turdakun still doesn’t know what was in the shot the doctors in the Xinjiang detention centre gave him in 2018. He and his 23 cell mates were told it was a vaccine to prevent colds but Turdakun said that after...

Kyrgios abuses umpire, poses for selfie and is docked a game in Miami Open defeat

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Nick Kyrgios once again lost his cool as he succumbed to defeat in an extraordinary match at the Miami Open on Tuesday. The Australian went down to a 7-6, 6-3 loss to Jannik Sinner in their fourth round match and clas...

Widespread abuses since Myanmar coup may amount to war crimes, says UN report

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Myanmar’s military junta has committed widespread and systematic abuses against civilians that may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity, according to the first comprehensive report to be produced by the UN...

en voeg by dat hul mag sal voortgaan om alles in hul vermoë te doen om slagoffers van huishoudelike mishandeling te ondersteun 2022 organisers claim stories of Xinjiang human rights abuses are ‘lies’

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The Winter Olympics have been plunged into further controversy after Beijing 2022 spokesperson Yan Jiarong dismissed human rights violations among the Uyghur Muslim population as “lies” and insisted Taiwan was part of...

We can’t let China use the Olympics to mask genocide and human rights abuses

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China should not have been given the honour of hosting this year’s Winter Olympics. When Beijing hosted the summer Games in 2008, the prevailing hope was that engagement with China would lead to greater openness. Such...

Tesla criticised for opening showroom in Xinjiang despite human rights abuses

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Tesla has opened a new showroom in the capital of Xinjiang, a region at the heart of years-long campaign by Chinese authorities of repression and assimilation against the Uyghur people. Tesla announced the opening in ...

Who will stop human rights abuses if the government puts itself above the law?

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Today Dominic Raab, die sekretaris van justisie, announced plans to “overhaul” the Human Rights Act, bring in a new British bill of rights and, as he put it, “restore common sense” to our laws. In werklikheid, he is making real...

Australia joins Beijing Winter Olympics diplomatic boycott over China’s human rights abuses

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Scott Morrison has confirmed that Australian officials will not attend the Beijing Winter Olympics, joining the United States in a diplomatic boycott of next year’s Games. Morrison told reporters in Sydney it was “no...

F1 under pressure to speak out against Saudi human right abuses

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Human rights organisations have demanded that Formula One act to mitigate human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia as the sport prepares to race there for the first time this weekend. F1 is accused of being complicit in sp...

Pride and poverty: Qatar’s World Cup fever tempered by legacy of labour abuses

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When asked if he’s looking forward to the World Cup, Mohamed, an Indian salesman, grins as he casts his fishing line off the promenade in the heart of Qatar’s capital, Doha. “Very much," hy sê. “I love cricket!” Wit...

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US border agents engaged in ‘shocking abuses’ against asylum seekers, verslag vind

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Shocking instances of sexual and physical abuse of asylum seekers at the southern US border by federal officers have been uncovered by Human Rights Watch, after a years-long battle to wrestle the information from the ...

Disturbing review of California sheriff’s department finds serious abuses

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Over the past year, as employees of the scandal-plagued Orange county sheriff’s department received their official use-of-force training, independent investigators from the county were sitting in. Their goal was to id...

Kanada: pressure on Catholic church to compensate victims of residential schools abuses

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The Catholic church in Canada has come under growing pressure to compensate victims of the country’s residential school system after the scale of its assets were revealed in a string of media investigations. As part o...

Unesco urged not to give heritage status to Thai park amid claims of Indigenous abuses

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UN human rights experts have urged Unesco not to grant World Heritage Site status to a national park in Thailand, where they said Indigenous people are being arrested and evicted from their traditional lands. The UN e...

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