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Relief, dismay and anger have surrounded the latest additions to the UN's Human Rights Council

Covid-19 patients may experience more severe symptoms the second time they are infected, according to research released, confirming it is possible to catch the potentially deadly disease more than once.

Anti-microbe drug maybe successful against coronavirus

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Anti-microbe drug maybe successful against coronavirus

An affordable anti-microbial drug used to treat stomach ulcers and bacterial infections has shown promise in combatting the coronavirus in animals.

Uighurs tell of 'intimidation and harassment' from Chinese government

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Uighurs tell of 'intimidation and harassment' from Chinese government

The 5,000 Uighurs resident in Australia, many of them former refugees and their families, say they 'continue to live in fear'.

Nearly 40 nations demand China respect Uighur human rights

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Nearly 40 nations demand China respect Uighur human rights

The US, Japan and many EU countries urged China to respect Uighur human rights.

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US cuts aid to pro-democracy groups in Iran, Belarus

The Open Technology fund has stopped operations in three countries due to the cut in funding.

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Israeli intel firm 'hacked phone at Saudi Arabia's request'

An employee of Israeli company Cellebrite flew to Riyadh last year in order to hack into a Samsung phone at the request of the Saudi prosecutor, ...

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TNA Voice Podcast: Disney's complicity in China's rights abuses

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Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump has once more been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for the US brokered normalisation deal between Israel and the UAE.

Disney's Mulan is an insult to Uighurs, Muslims everywhere

Aniqah Choudhri

Disney's Mulan is an insult to Uighurs, Muslims everywhere

Comment: Disney's new Mulan employs lazy and offensive stereotypes of Arabs, and is filmed on the very same lands where China is persecuting ...

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Mulan movie boycott calls grow over Xinjiang scenes

Mulan's remake is facing fresh boycott calls after some scenes were filmed in Xinjiang, where Uighur Muslims have been oppressed.

US blacklists UAE companies flouting Iran oil embargo

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US blacklists UAE companies flouting Iran oil embargo

The US announced sanctions on 11 Iranian, Emirati and Chinese firms and blacklisted six more over links to Iranian oil exports

China's war on Uighur women

Gaia Caramazza

China's war on Uighur women

In-depth: China's mass sterilisation of Uighur Muslim women is rooted in Beijing's obsession with extreme population control.

Israel limits virus quarantine but stays shut to tourists

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Israel limits virus quarantine but stays shut to tourists

Israel said that citizens, residents and foreign workers returning from 20 countries would be exempted from a 14-day coronavirus quarantine ...

US health chief slams China over coronavirus

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US health chief slams China over coronavirus

A US official renewed criticism of China's handling of the pandemic is likely to further stoke already fiery tensions between the United States ...

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France seeks UN-led mission on China's 'indefensible' Uighur treatment

France's foreign minister has proposed a UN-led observer mission to evaluate the treatment of China's Uighur Muslim population.

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China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

Exiled Uighurs this month called for the International Criminal Court in the Hague to investigate China for genocide and crimes against humanity.

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UK opposition calls for China sanctions over Uighur persecution

China has warned of a 'resolute response' to unilateral sanctions from the UK.

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India passes 1 million Covid-19 cases

India has become the third country to surpass one million Covid-19 cases.

EU ministers aim to ease Turkey tensions

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EU ministers aim to ease Turkey tensions

The 27 ministers were to discuss the whole gamut of EU-Turkey relations as they met in Brussels in person for the first time since the ...

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China slaps tit-for-tat sanctions on US lawmakers, Xinjiang envoy

Sanctions will also be applied on the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China, an agency that monitors human rights in the Asian country.

China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

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China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

The latest Chinese response followed a US announcement of visa bans and an assets freeze on three officials, including the architect of ...

US sanctions senior Chinese officials over Uighur rights abuses

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US sanctions senior Chinese officials over Uighur rights abuses

The US has imposed visa bans and asset freezes on senior Chinese officials including the chief of the Communist Party, in response to 'horrific' ...

What patchy sanctions tell us about Raab's post-Brexit priorities

James Snell

What patchy sanctions tell us about Raab's post-Brexit priorities

Comment: UK sanctions on Saudi and Russian individuals are encouraging but will do little to the punish the regimes that allowed these abuses to ...

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