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US Tech Companies Bow to Russian Government Apple and Google Should Account for Limiting Access to Election Information hrw.org/news/2021/09/21/us-t…
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"Allegations of #torture and mistreatment by #Syrian forces have surfaced as people in the besieged Rukban camp along the border with #Jordan are moved to government-controlled areas." #Syria is not safe! aljazeera.com/news/2021/9/25…
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Myanmar: Sithu Kaung Myat, "a 24-year-old activist who was shot and arrested by junta police on Thursday in Bago died of his injuries on Friday afternoon." His "50-year-old mother was also arrested on Thursday and was still in jail." myanmar-now.org/en/news/youn…
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Taliban "shot dead four alleged kidnappers & hung their bodies in public squares in the #Afghan city of Herat. The gruesome display came a day after a notorious Taliban official warned that extreme punishments such as executions & amputations would resume" bbc.com/news/world-asia-5869…
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Nigerian States Should Protect Girls by Ending Child Marriage hrw.org/news/2021/09/24/nige… by @RitaNketiahPhD
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South Sudanese Officials Intimidate Sex Worker on Camera trib.al/nPc4UYQ
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WATER IS A HUMAN RIGHT trib.al/sOtFDOP
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Over 10 million children are out of school in Nigeria and the global pandemic has only made it harder for young people to stay in school. There have been dire consequences for girls, who are at risk of being married off. hrw.org/news/2021/09/24/nige…
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Women fleeing violence lose vital protection in Afghanistan. For survivors of abuse, shelters offered lifeline. hrw.org/news/2021/09/24/afgh…
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Leave it to a brittle dictator to be afraid of a novel. Nicaraguan Pres Daniel Ortega has issued an arrest warrant for Sergio Ramírez, the Nicaraguan writer, because of his new fictional book. Ortega banned it and customs officers have been seizing copies. economist.com/the-americas/2…
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The Chinese government is "not even making a pretense of a pretense" that it was holding two innocent Canadians as hostages to secure release of the Huawei CFO. Beijing is now openly "using detained foreign citizens as bargaining chips in disputes." nytimes.com/2021/09/25/world…
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China Is Dismantling Hong Kong’s Unions trib.al/ckm9ctf by @wang_maya
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UN Development Agency Embraces Egypt’s Abusive Rulers Donors Shouldn’t Engage in Whitewashing Horrendous Rights Record trib.al/Ed0Lbh8
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Top Human Rights Tweets of the Week trib.al/nEtSICz
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What a relief. But far too many are still being held by the Chinese government & who should never have been there: Joshua Wong, Jimmy Lai, Gao Zhisheng, Ilham Tohti, countless Uyghurs, the list goes on. When will they come home? ctvnews.ca/canada/china-rele…
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