BANGKOK (AP) — Advocates for the protection of refugees and asylum seekers lauded a commitment by Thailand on Monday to release children held in its immigration detention centers. The U.N. refugee.. Seattle Times - Published
The Iranian regime that has repeatedly been criticized for detaining Americans and then ignoring calls for their release is now crying foul Thursday following the FBI’s apparent arrest of an.. FOXNews.com - Published
President Trump is starting to target the violent MS-13 gang in schools. One student in Long Island, New York, was arrested and deported after the school saw him drawing the mascot and the calling code..
According to Reuters, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that the United States had detained a Russian citizen, days after Moscow arrested the former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan on suspicion of spying. The..
A U.S. born journalist working for the Iranian state broadcaster PressTV was detained by the United States government on Wednesday.
Marzieh Hashemi, a prominent news reader for the media.. The Wrap - Published
"Twitter jail" has a different meaning in China.
In most of the Western world, if a Twitter user tweets too much, the user’s account gets locked in what has become known “Twitter jail.” If a.. Mashable - Published
· *Chinese authorities and detaining and interrogating dissident Twitter users in what seems of be an escalation of its internet censorship, The New York Times reports.*
· *While Twitter is.. Business Insider - Published
· *China and Canada are feuding over the arrest and detention of Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei, in Canada in early December.*
· *Beijing detained two Canadians on vague.. Business Insider - Published
President Trump is starting to target the violent MS-13 gang in schools. One student in Long Island, New York, was arrested and deported after the school saw him drawing the mascot and the calling code.. CBS News - Published
Savannakhet, Laos, Jan 3, 2019 / 03:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Seven Christians in a Laotian village were arrested and detained for several days for holding a church service deemed illegal.
They were.. CNA - Published
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party says the rival Hamas movement has detained hundreds of its members in Gaza. The arrests on Monday came as Fatah.. Seattle Times - Published
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is visiting the border after the deaths of two migrant children in U.S. custody. But, critics say her visit won't solve problems as long as.. FOXNews.com - Published
A United Nations human rights expert called on U.S. authorities on Monday to conduct a full and independent investigation into the death of a seven-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl in U.S. custody and.. Reuters - Published
China confirmed authorities are holding a Canadian woman for working illegally in the country, the third Canadian that Beijing has acknowledged detaining since Canada’s arrest of Huawei’s CFO this.. Wall Street Journal - Published
· *President Donald Trump scored an outright victory in his ongoing trade spat when Chinese President Xi Jinping backed off his "Made in China 2025" push.*
· *"Made in China 2025" is a plan to make.. Business Insider - Published
TORONTO (AP) — First U.S President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its cross-hairs, detaining two.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Two Canadians were arrested this week in China on national security charges in response to the potential extradition of Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese tech executive, to the US for violation of sanctions and.. Christian Science Monitor - Published
The 43-year-old man has led academic, tourist and business delegations to North Korea through his nonprofit and accompanied Dennis Rodman to Pyongyang to meet Kim Jong Un. Wall Street Journal - Published
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1. *We just got the first concrete sign that the trade truce between Trump and Xi is working. *China followed through on its promise to start buying US soybeans.. Business Insider - Published
· *A South Sudanese family auctioned off their 16-year-old daughter to marry the highest bidder.*
· *Facebook told Business Insider that it removed the post and permanently disabled the.. Business Insider - Published
As thousands of troops deployed to the southern border await the arrival of a caravan of migrants heading towards the U.S., border patrol agents in Arizona have already been busy, detaining more than.. FOXNews.com - Published
Early Sunday morning, Jemel Roberson detained an alleged shooter at the Chicago-area nightclub where he worked as a security officer, when police arrived, they shot and killed Roberson. NPR - Published
Authorities on Monday were trying to piece together how a suburban Chicago police officer ended up fatally shooting a black security guard who was detaining a suspect who opened fire on the bar where.. USATODAY.com - Published
Federal immigration officials are accusing Oregon authorities of preventing them from detaining a Mexican national in their custody on a domestic violence case before he was released and allegedly.. FOXNews.com - Published
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry says pop singer Fakhre Alam, who is attempting to fly around the world in 28 days, has been released by officials in Russia after briefly detaining him.. Seattle Times - Published
Federal immigration authorities complained last month they were excluded from key discussions leading up to Atlanta’s decision to stop detaining in the city jail people facing deportation, according.. ajc.com - Published
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Six people who accused law enforcement officers in a rural Louisiana community of illegally detaining and secretly jailing them will share settlement proceeds totaling nearly.. Seattle Times - Published