Tag : Human Rights / Civil Rights

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Hong Kong protesters plan mall sit-ins after hill-top human chains

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Anti-government protesters gather at Lion Rock, in Hong Kong, China September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan sit-ins...
Health

Exclusive: While battling opioid crisis, U.S. government weighed using fentanyl for executions

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NEW YORK (HeadlineNews) – The U.S. Department of Justice examined using fentanyl in lethal injections as it prepared last year to resume executing condemned prisoners,...
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Russia carries out mass raids on Kremlin critic Navalny’s supporters

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MOSCOW (HeadlineNews) – Russian law enforcement authorities on Thursday carried out mass raids on the homes and offices of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s supporters across...
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Hong Kong police check for air tickets to stop new airport protests

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HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Hong Kong police checked people traveling to the citys international airport for passports and air tickets on Saturday, preventing protesters gathering...
US News

Trump administration weighs another cut to refugee cap for 2020

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The Trump administration is considering further cuts to the annual cap on refugees as it diverts caseworkers to handle asylum claims from...
Tech

Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google findings

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FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at the screen of her mobile phone in front of an Apple logo outside its store in Shanghai, China July...
Entertainment

Roger Waters rocks Venice Film Festival with ‘US + THEM’

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(Note: Strong language in paragraph 8) The 76th Venice Film Festival – Screening of the documentary “Roger Waters Us + Them” out of competition –...
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Former inmate tours Ethiopian torture center after it opens to the public

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ADDIS ABABA (HeadlineNews) – Blogger Befekadu Hailus eyes filled with tears as he stood on the spot where he had watched a guard attack a...
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Nurture peace and make it last, Pope tells post-war Mozambique

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MAPUTO (HeadlineNews) – Pope Francis urged the people of Mozambique on Thursday to nurture their hard-earned peace and strive to provide equal opportunities for all...
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Bolsonaro accuses U.N.’s Bachelet of meddling in Brazil’s sovereignty

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GENEVA/RIO DE JANEIRO (HeadlineNews) – Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused Chiles former leader Michelle Bachelet, now the United Nations human rights chief, of...

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