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{FD} China jails prominent rights lawyer for 2 years for inciting subversion

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A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, the latest verdict passed down in a sweeping crackdown on activism that has drawn widespread international c… Continue reading

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{FD} Amid Pence promises, persecuted Iraqi Christians still in perilous limbo

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Hundreds of thousands of persecuted Christians, Yazidis and other minorities driven from battered northern Iraq are still in a perilous limbo, as humanitarian groups struggle to make sense of a new Trump Administration initiative rolled out after Vice … Continue reading

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{FD} Despite Pence promises, persecuted Iraqi Christians still in perilous limbo

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Hundreds of thousands of persecuted Christians, Yazidis and other minorities driven from battered northern Iraq are still in a perilous limbo, as humanitarian groups struggle to make sense of a new Trump Administration initiative rolled out after Vice … Continue reading

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{FD} Trump’s refugee ban ends as executive order toughens vetting for 11 countries

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As President Trump’s four-month ban on refugees came to a close on Tuesday, his administration was getting ready to roll out a new set of “extreme vetting” procedures that includes collecting biographical data as well as employment history from people … Continue reading

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{FD} Trump’s refugee ban ends, but tougher vetting rules coming

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As President Trump’s four-month ban on refugees came to a close on Tuesday, his administration was getting ready to roll out a new set of “extreme vetting” procedures that includes collecting biographical data as well as employment history from people … Continue reading

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{FD} Saudi Arabia gives women the right to drive in new order

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Women in Saudi Arabia will now be allowed to obtain drivers licenses, as per an order from King Salman, reports said. Continue reading

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{FD} Protesters call out Pelosi over Trump DACA deal

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi got an earful on Monday after protesters in San Francisco confronted her angrily for striking a tentative deal with President Trump over a program to extend legal protections to young undocumented immigrants. Continue reading

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{FD} UN war on sexual abuse in Central African Republic still a shambles, internal study shows

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Despite years of “zero tolerance” of the sexual abuse crisis by United Nations’ peacekeepers, the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic is still a bureaucratic shambles when it comes to recording, investigating and keeping track of those crimes, according to a U.N. internal report. Continue reading

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{FD} Peacekeeper battalion in Central African Republic challenges UN ‘war’ on sexual abuse

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United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who in March vowed an all-out war on the plague of sexual abuse by U.N.-sponsored peacekeepers in vulnerable, strife-torn nations, is apparently locked in a major, closed-door chapter in that campaign—a struggle he so far does not appear to have won. Continue reading

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{FD} Is UNICEF helping all the child victims of peacekeeper sex abuse?

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An investigation by the Swedish public television network SVT has reopened the issue with charges that the U.N.’s child relief agency UNICEF failed to follow up with care and support for some of the handful of children mentioned in the original investigative report of the so-called Sangaris scandal. Continue reading

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{FD} US declines to join letter criticizing China on human rights

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The United States has declined to join other countries in criticizing China over allegations of torture against human rights lawyers. Continue reading

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{FD} Ignoring UN, Russia and Assad continue Syrian chemical weapons and bombing attacks labeled war crimes

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Ignoring a United Nations report that decried the use in Syria of chemical weapons, targeted air attacks on civilians and forced deportations, Russian and Assad regime air forces are steadily continuing the same illegal tactics while U.N.-sponsored pe… Continue reading

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{FD} Massive crowd protests Trump, anti-LGBT law in North Carolina

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A massive crowd took to the streets in North Carolina on Saturday in opposition of President Donald Trump and to a state law limiting LGBT rights for an annual civil rights march. Continue reading

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{FD} EXCLUSIVE: Amid U.S. immigration uproar, UN set to pick new special advisor on migration as focus for next effort

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Amid the furor over the Trump Administration’s temporary refugee ban and immigration restrictions, the United Nations is preparing to announce a new top-level official position to advise on international migration issues, internal sources have told Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} UN apologizes for Haiti’s cholera epidemic without noting it brought the disease

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United Nations Secretary Ban Ki-moon has ended—sort of– six years of UN stonewalling over Haiti’s mammoth cholera epidemic with a weak apology. Continue reading

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{FD} Blood and war: How a UN agency cooperates with Assad

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EXCLUSIVE: The United Nations’ World Health Organization, which claims “impartiality and independence from external sources and authorities” in its operations, has been quietly cooperating with Syria’s murderous Assad regime in one of the ugliest aspects of its civil war: the weaponization of blood. Continue reading

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{FD} Haiti cholera scandal: US bolsters UN wall of denial, legal investigator says

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The United Nations’ wall of denial about its responsibility for causing Haiti’s 6-year-old cholera epidemic is stronger than ever — and a U.N. human rights expert has put the focus directly on the Obama administration for helping to keep the barrier in place. Continue reading

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{FD} UN stonewall on Haiti cholera epidemic starts to crumble

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The United Nations’ wall of denial concerning its responsibility for Haiti’s six-year-old cholera epidemic—and claims of diplomatic immunity regarding the consequences– appears to be crumbling. Continue reading

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{FD} UN sex-abuse scandal: rising congressional outrage, and more revelations

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Anger and outrage in Washington over sexual abuse by United Nations and other international peacekeepers has reached a new boiling point, with more ugly revelations of assault surfacing even as members of both Houses of Congress pondered ways — includ… Continue reading

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