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For Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Executive Held in Canada, an Opulent Detention

For Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Executive Held in Canada, an Opulent Detention

For Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Executive Held in Canada, an Opulent Detention For Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Executive Held in Canada, an Opulent Detention The Huawei executive, Meng Wanzhou, wanted by the United States on fraud charges, has already been leading a cushy life in her gated, seven-bedroom mansion in Vancouver, out on $8 million in bail and awaiting the outcome of …

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I.C.C. Won’t Investigate China’s Detention of Muslims

I.C.C. Won’t Investigate China’s Detention of Muslims

I.C.C. Won’t Investigate China’s Detention of Muslims I.C.C. Won’t Investigate China’s Detention of Muslims The International Criminal Court has decided not to pursue an investigation into China’s mass detention of Muslims, a setback for activists eager to hold Beijing accountable for persecution of ethnic and religious minorities. Prosecutors in The Hague said on Monday that they would not investigate allegations …

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Detention of Government Critic in Poland Raises Fears of a Crackdown

Detention of Government Critic in Poland Raises Fears of a Crackdown

Detention of Government Critic in Poland Raises Fears of a Crackdown Detention of Government Critic in Poland Raises Fears of a Crackdown A prominent lawyer and outspoken critic of Poland’s government was detained on accusations of money laundering on Thursday — and was later taken to the hospital after a fall, in circumstances that remain unclear — raising concerns that …

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China Is Expanding Detention Sites in Muslim Region of Xinjiang

China Is Expanding Detention Sites in Muslim Region of Xinjiang

China Is Expanding Detention Sites in Muslim Region of Xinjiang China Is Expanding Detention Sites in Muslim Region of Xinjiang As China faced rising international censure last year over its mass internment of Muslim minorities, officials asserted that the indoctrination camps in the western region of Xinjiang had shrunk as former camp inmates rejoined society as reformed citizens. Researchers at …

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Mali’s Ousted President Is Released From Detention by Coup Leaders

Mali’s Ousted President Is Released From Detention by Coup Leaders

Mali’s Ousted President Is Released From Detention by Coup Leaders Mali’s Ousted President Is Released From Detention by Coup Leaders DAKAR, Senegal — Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Mali’s ousted president, was released from detention and driven to his home in the West African country’s capital early Thursday, nine days after a military coup brought an end to his seven years in …

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Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions

Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions

Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions Colombians, the office said, must “stop the aggression and the extreme polarization that could bring new scenes of violence. To the crisis created by the pandemic of Covid-19, we cannot add a pandemic of hate that clouds the future, threatens democracy and submerges us in a new night …

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Colombian Ex-President Faces Possible Detention Amid Fraud Inquiry

Colombian Ex-President Faces Possible Detention Amid Fraud Inquiry

Colombian Ex-President Faces Possible Detention Amid Fraud Inquiry Colombian Ex-President Faces Possible Detention Amid Fraud Inquiry BOGOTÁ, Colombia — President Iván Duque of Colombia attacked his own judicial system on Tuesday for pursuing his mentor, the former president Álvaro Uribe, who faces possible detention amid an investigation of fraud and bribery. Mr. Duque’s statements came after Mr. Uribe lamented being …

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Outspoken Chinese Professor Is Said to Be Released From Detention

Outspoken Chinese Professor Is Said to Be Released From Detention

Outspoken Chinese Professor Is Said to Be Released From Detention Outspoken Chinese Professor Is Said to Be Released From Detention An outspoken Chinese law professor who has denounced the Communist Party’s harsh policies under Xi Jinping was released from detention on Sunday, a week after the police took him away, two people familiar with the professor said. The professor, Xu …

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Mass Detention of Muslims

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Mass Detention of Muslims

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Mass Detention of Muslims U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Mass Detention of Muslims The actions on Thursday target a cluster of officials who played a major role in devising and enforcing policies in the country’s western Xinjiang region that have detained hundreds of thousands — some estimates put it at more …

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London Police to Review Handcuffing Procedures After Detention of Black Athletes

London Police to Review Handcuffing Procedures After Detention of Black Athletes

London Police to Review Handcuffing Procedures After Detention of Black Athletes London Police to Review Handcuffing Procedures After Detention of Black Athletes LONDON — The head of the London Metropolitan Police said on Wednesday that the force’s handcuffing practices would be reviewed, after officers on Saturday pulled a top British sprinter and her partner from their car and handcuffed them …

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