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Hong Kong Charges 47 Democracy Supporters With Violating Security Law

Hong Kong Charges 47 Democracy Supporters With Violating Security Law

Hong Kong Charges 47 Democracy Supporters With Violating Security Law Hong Kong Charges 47 Democracy Supporters With Violating Security Law HONG KONG — The Hong Kong authorities charged dozens of pro-democracy figures on Sunday with violating the Chinese territory’s harsh new national security law, the latest blow to the dwindling hopes for democracy in the former British colony. It was …

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In Myanmar Coup, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Ends as Neither Democracy Hero nor Military Foil

In Myanmar Coup, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Ends as Neither Democracy Hero nor Military Foil

In Myanmar Coup, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Ends as Neither Democracy Hero nor Military Foil In Myanmar Coup, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Ends as Neither Democracy Hero nor Military Foil In the years Myanmar was cowed by a military junta, people would tuck away secret photos of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, talismans of the heroine of democracy …

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Washington DC is a city of sounds as Joe Biden inaugurated and ‘democracy prevails’

Washington DC is a city of sounds as Joe Biden inaugurated and ‘democracy prevails’ Washington DC is a city of sounds as Joe Biden inaugurated and ‘democracy prevails’ There was the sound of Donald Trump leaving the White House for the final time, clattering over the city in Marine One, his helicopter taking a circuitous, look-at-the-sights-as-we-leave route. There was the …

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Surrounded by men dressed for war, I saw Trump’s fascism at the heart of American democracy

Protesters storm the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

Surrounded by men dressed for war, I saw Trump’s fascism at the heart of American democracy Surrounded by men dressed for war, I saw Trump’s fascism at the heart of American democracy Donald Trump had made this speech many times before. He had told the same lies and spread the same conspiracy theories at rallies and campaign events across the …

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U.S. Democracy, European Vaccinations, French Scandal: Your Wednesday Briefing

U.S. Democracy, European Vaccinations, French Scandal: Your Wednesday Briefing

U.S. Democracy, European Vaccinations, French Scandal: Your Wednesday Briefing U.S. Democracy, European Vaccinations, French Scandal: Your Wednesday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering a test of U.S. democracy, Europe’s struggle to roll out coronavirus vaccines and the growing realization that the struggles of 2020 are not over. The testing of democracy …

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Late-night hosts obliterate Trump over phone call about ‘finding votes’ in Georgia: ‘Republicans are trying to destroy democracy’

Late-night hosts obliterate Trump over phone call about ‘finding votes’ in Georgia: ‘Republicans are trying to destroy democracy’

Late-night hosts obliterate Trump over phone call about ‘finding votes’ in Georgia: ‘Republicans are trying to destroy democracy’ Late-night hosts obliterate Trump over phone call about ‘finding votes’ in Georgia: ‘Republicans are trying to destroy democracy’ The hosts of late-night TV in the US have torn into Donald Trump over his latest attempt to overturn Joe Biden’s presidential win.   …

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Trump’s Georgia Phone Call Leaves Allies Fearful for American Democracy

Trump's Georgia Phone Call Leaves Allies Fearful for American Democracy

Trump’s Georgia Phone Call Leaves Allies Fearful for American Democracy Trump’s Georgia Phone Call Leaves Allies Fearful for American Democracy BRUSSELS — President Trump’s extraordinary, wheedling telephone call to state officials in Georgia seeking to overturn the election results there has shaken many Europeans — not so much for what it reveals about Mr. Trump himself, but for what it …

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Trump news live: Latest updates as Biden says ‘democracy prevailed’ over Barr

Kasich responded to Biden’s speech in an appearance on CNN

Trump news live: Latest updates as Biden says ‘democracy prevailed’ over Barr Trump news live: Latest updates as Biden says ‘democracy prevailed’ over Barr Donald Trump’s announcement that US attorney general Bill Barr is to step down from his role as head of the Justice Department before the end of the year was greeted with “good riddance” by Massachusetts senator …

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Hong Kong legislature opens; democracy bloc set to resign Legislature Hong Kong Government Legislature Government

APTOPIX Hong Kong Lawmakers Disqualified

Hong Kong legislature opens; democracy bloc set to resign Legislature Hong Kong Government Legislature Government Hong Kong legislature opens; democracy bloc set to resign Legislature Hong Kong Government Legislature Government Hong Kong s legislature opened Thursday ahead of the planned mass resignation of its pro-democracy bloc, one day after the government ousted four of its members. One of the pro-democracy …

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How the Dream of Hong Kong Democracy Was Dimmed

How the Dream of Hong Kong Democracy Was Dimmed

How the Dream of Hong Kong Democracy Was Dimmed How the Dream of Hong Kong Democracy Was Dimmed HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers said Wednesday they would resign en masse to protest Beijing’s growing control over the local legislature, one of the last remaining centers of dissent in the Chinese city. The 15 resignations were set off by …

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