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Russian court freezes Navalny’s anti-corruption org

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny had his anti-corruption group Foundation for Fighting Corruption hit by a court injunction on Monday. The order suspends...

Electing Iran to UN Women’s Rights Post an Insult

Electing Iran to UN Women’s Rights Post an Insult to Human Rights Hypocrisy. This is the first word that came to mind when I learned...

The U.S. formally recognizes the of Armenian genocide

The U.S. formally recognizes the of Armenian genocide The systematic killing and deportation of hundreds of thousands of Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the...

‘Modern slaves’ in Romania burn trash to survive

In Romania, the Roma people, also known as gypsies, struggle to survive. Without education or proper resources, they resort to burning plastic and metal,...

Egypt, Turkey and the Real China Challenge

Development or democracy? Biden's International Priorities On April 6, 2021, Turkey released imprisoned Turkish Journalist Ahmet Altan after a European court ruled his civil rights...

Russian feminist prosecuted for pornography

Trial started Monday in the case of a feminist accused of distributing pornography. Yulia Tsvetkova shared artwork portraying female anatomy on social media as...

Russian opposition leader Navalny has spinal hernias, said lawyers

Russian opposition leader Navalny has spinal hernias, said lawyers MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has complained of...

The United States Should Rethink Human Rights

The United States Should Rethink Human Rights Human rights have been a central pillar of U.S. foreign policy ever since 1976, when Congress passed legislation...

Khashoggi: A Victim of Royal Politics and His Own Short-Sightedness

Khashoggi: A Victim of Royal Politics and His Own Short-Sightedness The last time I met Jamal Khashoggi he was on a panel in Washington discussing...

UN investigator of Jamal Khashoggi killing to head Amnesty International

A high-level U.N. official has been appointed secretary general of the international human rights group Amnesty International. Agnes Callamard's past work for the U.N....

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McDonald’s-owned stores increase workers’ pay

Various large companies have announces raises for their workers recently, including McDonald's, Chipotle, Oliver Garden, Amazon and Costco. The McDonald's wage increases will apply...

Amazon hiring 75,000, those vaccinated get $100

Amazon continues to grow even bigger, ramping up hiring with 75,000 new employees in preparation for Prime Day next month. It's become one of...

Big operating loss for Alibaba after fine

The Chinese technology firm Alibaba suffered an operating loss for the first time after going public in 2014. It may be due to a...

Fox News giving shows to Bongino, Gowdy

Two very popular conservatives are getting their own shows on Fox News. Commentator Dan Bongino, who is already a frequent guest, will host a...

New social justice award named after Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The NBA has created a new award named after one of its stars, the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award. It will be given...
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