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China defends barring Human Rights Watch head from Hong Kong
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China defends barring Human Rights Watch head from Hong Kong

China on Monday defended barring the head of Human Rights Watch from entering Hong Kong, saying non-governmental organizations were responsible…
Palestinians face mounting barriers to peaceful protest
Middle East

Palestinians face mounting barriers to peaceful protest

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Abdullah Abu Rahma has been arrested by Israeli soldiers eight times in the last 15…
Masterminds of Philippines’ worst political massacre jailed
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Masterminds of Philippines’ worst political massacre jailed

The masterminds of the Philippines’ worst political massacre were found guilty Thursday of murder a decade after they led the…
City of Hodeida most dangerous place in Yemen war: aid groups
Middle East

City of Hodeida most dangerous place in Yemen war: aid groups

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Several international aid groups warned on Thursday that the flashpoint Yemeni city at the heart of…
In death and life, Lebanese woman shows religious law fight
Middle East

In death and life, Lebanese woman shows religious law fight

BEIRUT (AP) — Nadyn Jouny’s sister taped up two messages in her memory inside a closet at the family home…
Iran arrests eight ‘linked to CIA’ in street unrest
Middle East

Iran arrests eight ‘linked to CIA’ in street unrest

Iran has arrested eight people accused of links to the CIA and gathering information to send abroad during deadly street…
‘Serious’ rights violations during Chile protests: Human Rights Watch
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‘Serious’ rights violations during Chile protests: Human Rights Watch

Chile’s national police committed “serious human rights violations” as weeks of violent demonstrations across the South American country claimed 25…
Rights researcher deported by Israel vows to continue work
Middle East

Rights researcher deported by Israel vows to continue work

JERUSALEM (AP) — A human rights researcher who is being deported from Israel over his alleged boycott advocacy said Sunday…
Dissidents under late Uzbek leader still out in the cold
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Dissidents under late Uzbek leader still out in the cold

Journalist and former prisoner Dilmurod Saidov knows a thing or two about the brutal rule of Uzbekistan’s first leader, the…
UN suspends Sri Lanka peacekeepers over new army chief appointment
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UN suspends Sri Lanka peacekeepers over new army chief appointment

The United Nations has suspended Sri Lankan troops from peacekeeping duties after Colombo ignored repeated warnings and appointed a general…
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