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ABC News - 3 hours 42 min ago
The U.N. human rights chief says women seeking to participate in shaping and building peace and defending human rights face a "vastly worse" situation now than they did before the COVID-19 pandemic...
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The Guardian - 10 hours 55 min ago
Attendees told to be aware of Orwellian surveillance state' Nordic skier says US team have been told to stay silent Competitors at the Beijing Winter Olympics will face an "Orwellian surveillance state" in China and could put themselves in danger if they speak out in support of the Uyghur Muslims, human rights and athlete advocacy groups have said. In a blunt message before the Games that begin on 4 February they also warned athletes not to expect the International Olympic Committee...
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CNBC - 11 hours 11 min ago
The Chinese government has previously denied any wrongdoing or human rights abuses in Xinjiang.
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New York Times - 12 hours 26 min ago
Chamath Palihapitiya, who runs a venture capital firm, said on his podcast that concern about human rights abuses outside the United States was "a luxury belief."...
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BBC - 12 hours 28 min ago
Chamath Palihapitiya says he and most Americans "don't care" about alleged human rights abuse of the Uyghur minority.
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ABC News - 12 hours 30 min ago
Athletes at the Beijing Olympics have been urged by human rights activists to avoid criticizing China because they could be prosecuted...
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Fox News - 13 hours 37 min ago
Fox News contributor Will Cain on "Fox & Friends" blasts Silicon Valley billionaire for dismissing the human rights against the Muslim-minority Uyghurs in China's Xinjiang Province.
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The Guardian - 15 hours 44 min ago
Chamath Palihapitiya says comments lacked empathy' Warriors distance themselves from Palihapitiya A part-owner of the Golden State Warriors has backtracked after saying that "nobody cares" about the human rights abuses suffered by the Uyghur people at the hands of Chinese authorities. Chamath Palihapitiya, a billionaire venture capitalist, posted a clarification of his comments to Twitter on Wednesday. "I recognize that I came across as lacking empathy. As a refugee, my family fled...
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The Conversation - 15 hours 48 min ago
Four months after the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan, a clearer picture of their rule is emerging. Despite public assurances, the Taliban continue to violate human rights.
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NBC News - 17 hours 18 min ago
The Golden State Warriors appeared to distance themselves on Monday from part-owner Chamath Palihapitiya after he faced backlash for saying "nobody cares" about human rights abuses against the Uyghurs in China during a recent episode of his podcast.
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BBC - 18 hours 10 min ago
Most of the killings were linked to illegal armed groups, the human rights ombudsman says.
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Forbes - 18 hours 29 min ago
A recent House of Commons debate saw cross-party criticism of the Bahrain government and its human rights record since the suppression of pro-democracy protests in 2011...
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The Guardian - 18 hours 35 min ago
Yang Maodong held on suspicion of inciting subversion of state power' two days after death of his wife A Chinese human rights activist and writer who was detained following repeated pleas to be allowed to visit his terminally ill wife has been formally arrested days after she died for allegedly "inciting subversion of state power". Yang Maodong, who goes by the pen-name Guo Feixiong, was formally arrested on Monday last week by the Guangzhou Public Security Bureau, two days after the...
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Newsweek - 18 hours 48 min ago
Chamath Palihapitiya said he cared more about the domestic human rights situation in the U.S. than about "a segment of a class of people in another country."...
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The Guardian - 22 hours 29 min ago
Methods used in Sky Net program range from family intimidation to state-sanctioned kidnappings, says rights group Chinese authorities captured more than 2,500 "fugitives" from overseas and brought them back to China during the pandemic, under a program using methods ranging from family intimidation to "state-sanctioned kidnapping", according to a new report. Human rights group Safeguard Defenders estimates in its report published on Tuesday that the continued repatriations now total...
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