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‘This is another pandemic’: a female survivor of domestic abuse in China speaks out

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Tang Ping, 31, a mother-of-two in the southern Chinese city of Nanning, says in 2014 when her first child was six months old, her husband – an academic – began routinely beating her. She felt hurt but also ashamed, bl...

‘This is another pandemic’: a female survivor of domestic abuse in China speaks out

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Tang Ping, 31, a mother-of-two in the southern Chinese city of Nanning, says in 2014 when her first child was six months old, her husband – an academic – began routinely beating her. She felt hurt but also ashamed, bl...

‘We have been mistreated’: cousin of Whitehall cleaner who died speaks out

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A government cleaner has described how he and his colleagues feel powerless to refuse difficult situations such as clearing up after parties, amid alleged maltreatment and low pay. Sue Gray’s report on the Partygate s...

Joe Biden speaks after mass shooting at Texas elementary school – video

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Joe Biden has asked Americans to stand up to the gun lobby and pass sensible gun laws after at least 19 children and two adults were killed in a Texas school shooting on Tuesday. 'As a nation we have to ask, when in G...

Office for Students chair speaks at same event as denounced racist

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Ministers are facing calls to investigate the chair of England’s university regulator about his participation in a conference for the Republican party, which platformed a notorious racist and antisemite. Labour and th...

Prince Harry speaks out at ‘critical moment’ for children’s online safety

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The Duke of Sussex has urged world leaders to prevent social media companies from using children as “digital experiments to make money”, as he supported calls for legislation to rein in tech firms. Prince Harry said t...

Ketanji Brown Jackson speaks at her confirmation hearing – finally

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History was made Monday, as the first Black woman ever nominated to the US supreme court testified to the Senate judiciary committee. But before Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson could speak at her confirmation hearing, she...

‘I will free Bulgaria from corruption’: Kiril Petkov speaks out

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Kiril Petkov is not a typical Bulgarian prime minister. The 41-year-old probiotics entrepreneur and Harvard Business School graduate is a political newcomer. He could not be more different to Boyko Borissov, the burly...

‘It is not possible to stay quiet’: Putin’s first victim of ‘fake news’ law speaks out

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One of the first three people to face a criminal case under Russia’s “fake news” law has said the charges mean she has been “officially declared a decent person”. “To find out I was the first one to be charged was bot...

‘A catalogue of exploitation’: the maker of a documentary about the Jeremy Kyle Show speaks

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When we set out to make a documentary about The Jeremy Kyle Show, we weren’t planning on doing an exposé. We set out to make something similar to our documentary about Jade Goody – more of a social history of Britain,...

‘It’s a scare tactic’: Pamela Moses, the Black woman jailed over voting error, speaks out

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Pamela Moses, the Memphis woman who was sentenced to six years in prison for trying to register to vote, says she is grateful to be released – but believes the case against her was a “scare tactic” to discourage other...

‘This is a fossil fuel war’: Ukraine’s top climate scientist speaks out

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For Svitlana Krakovska, Ukraine’s leading climate scientist, it was meant to be the week where eight years of work culminated in a landmark UN report exposing the havoc the climate crisis is causing the world. But the...

‘Everything has changed’: Ukrainian president speaks after Kharkiv missile attack – video

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Volodymyr Zelenskiy, said repeated Russian missile strikes on Kharkiv amounted to state terrorism and a war crime. He described the strikes as .frank, undisguised terror'.In a highly emotional address to the European ...

Reviled, harassed, abused: Narendra Modi’s most trenchant critic speaks out

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When I talked to the journalist Rana Ayyub in her Mumbai home last Wednesday she was calmer than she was when I had spoken to her three days earlier. But that is not saying much. Last Sunday her words were jumbled, he...

Russia speaks total lies. That doesn’t diminish America’s half-truths

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In 1943, the Hungarian-born journalist Arthur Koestler wrote: “In this war we are fighting against a total lie in the name of a half-truth.” That’s a good motto for American progressives to adopt in the wake of Russia...

‘It’s time Lord Ahmed was truly shamed’: Survivor speaks out

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It was in 2016, that Mr B, a survivor of sexual abuse, heard that a female victim had reported his attacker for attempted rape. “I went mad when I heard that,” he says. “I could just about cope with knowing what he ha...

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