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Assange's fate hangs in balance as UK court considers extradition bid [Video]

Assange's fate hangs in balance as UK court considers extradition bid

A British court will begin hearings on Monday to decide whether Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States almost a decade after his WikiLeaks website enraged Washington by leaking secret..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:11Published
Julian Assange protest: Father speaks of son's 'arbitrary detention' [Video]

Julian Assange protest: Father speaks of son's 'arbitrary detention'

Julian Assange's father John Shipton joins a protest at his son's incarceration ahead of an extradition hearing. Assange is wanted in the US on 18 charges related to the alleged leaking of cables - if..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:12Published

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China sanctions U.S. religious freedom ambassador over Uyghurs

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China dismisses Australian warning of arbitrary detention

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Chinese Embassy on Wednesday dismissed Australia’s warning to travelers of arbitrary detention in China as “ridiculous” and “disinformation” in the latest..
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Australia warns of 'arbitrary detention' risk in China

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Tuesday warned its citizens that they may be at risk of “arbitrary detention” if they visit China. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in..
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China to Canada PM: Stop 'irresponsible remarks' on spy case

BEIJING (AP) — China told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday to “stop making irresponsible remarks” after he said Beijing's decision to charge two Canadians with spying was linked to his..
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Congress passes Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act

Washington D.C., May 28, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- The House on Wednesday evening passed legislation to respond to the mass detention and other human rights violations against Uyghurs in the northwestern..
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State Department releases annual human rights report

Washington D.C., Mar 12, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The State Department released its annual human rights report on Wednesday, offering the administration’s summary of the situation in nearly 200..
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Labor Rights Group Alleges Uyghur Muslims Made Lacoste Gloves In Internment Camps

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Protesters interrupt installation Mass of new Chilean archbishop

Santiago, Chile, Jan 16, 2020 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- During the Jan. 11 installation Mass of Celestino Aós as the new archbishop of Santiago, Chile, a small number of protesters opened backpacks near the..
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Congressional leaders raise plight of US pastors in Chinese prisons

Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2020 / 11:00 am (CNA).- More than a dozen members of Congress have asked President Trump to press for the release of U.S. pastors imprisoned in China, as the two countries sign..
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UN: Greece still in violation of some norms for detention

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of United Nations experts on arbitrary detention said Friday that despite some improvements, Greece was still in violation of certain international obligations in how..
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UN: Targeted killings continue against Iraq protesters

BAGHDAD (AP) — Deliberate killings, abduction and arbitrary detention are among abuses that continue against Iraqi anti-government demonstrators by unknown groups, according to a U.N. report released..
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Canada’s defense minister says China is not an adversary

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Canada’s defense minister said Friday China is not an adversary despite the arbitrary detention of two Canadians — a statement that came as he hosted an international..
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US blacklists Chinese AI firms

The United States is blacklisting a group of Chinese tech companies that develop facial recognition and other artificial intelligence technology that the U.S. says is being used to repress China’s..
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US blacklists Chinese groups over repression of Uighurs

Washington D.C., Oct 8, 2019 / 03:18 pm (CNA).- The US Commerce Department on Monday added 28 Chinese organizations to a blacklist barring them from buying products from US companies, saying they..
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US Blacklists Chinese Firms For Role In Abuse Of Muslim Minorities

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Stocks are dropping after China hints at retaliation after the US blacklisted Chinese tech firms

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The US blacklisted some of China's most valuable AI startups over human rights issues in a dramatic trade war escalation

the us blacklisted some of china's most valuable ai startups over human rights issues in a dramatic trade war escalation
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Three Australians Are Being Held in Iran, Government Says

The Australian government said it was providing consular assistance to the families of those detained, and it reminded travelers that they risk arbitrary detention when visiting Iran.
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UN to observe Day for Victims of Violence Based on Religion

New York City, N.Y., Jun 4, 2019 / 12:29 pm (CNA).- The United Nations General Assembly last week adopted a resolution proclaiming Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of..
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