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Election Overhaul Plan Threatens to Sideline Hong Kong’s Opposition

Election Overhaul Plan Threatens to Sideline Hong Kong’s Opposition

Election Overhaul Plan Threatens to Sideline Hong Kong’s Opposition Election Overhaul Plan Threatens to Sideline Hong Kong’s Opposition HONG KONG — The Hong Kong government on Tuesday introduced the final details of a push to drastically overhaul the city’s election system, including a proposal that would make it illegal to encourage voters to cast blank ballots or boycott elections. The …

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‘Everything Is Worth Freedom’: Uganda’s Opposition Leader Faces the Future

‘Everything Is Worth Freedom’: Uganda’s Opposition Leader Faces the Future

‘Everything Is Worth Freedom’: Uganda’s Opposition Leader Faces the Future ‘Everything Is Worth Freedom’: Uganda’s Opposition Leader Faces the Future KAMPALA, Uganda — Bobi Wine’s eyes were bloodshot from little sleep. When he spoke, his thoughts trailed off, and his sentences sometimes lacked the precision and eloquence he employed while running for president. At times, he forgot to sip his …

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Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine

Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine

Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine Greenland’s left-wing environmentalist party, Inuit Ataqatigiit, won a victory in national elections on Tuesday after campaigning against the development of a contentious rare earths mine partly backed by China. The party, which had been in the opposition, won 37 percent …

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In reversal, neither Netanyahu nor opposition has clear path to a majority.

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In reversal, neither Netanyahu nor opposition has clear path to a majority. In reversal, neither Netanyahu nor opposition has clear path to a majority. JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s party held a lead in Israel’s fourth election in two years, exit polls projected Wednesday morning, but neither his right-wing alliance nor a diverse bloc of opposition parties had a …

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In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition

In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition

In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition MOSCOW — A Russian court has confined some of the country’s most prominent opposition figures to house arrest on accusations that they violated coronavirus safety rules, in what appears to be a government effort to use the restrictions to muzzle its opponents. The legal …

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UN envoy: Myanmar army is ‘surprised’ at opposition to coup sanctions Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar People U.N.

UN envoy: Myanmar army is 'surprised' at opposition to coup sanctions Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar People U.N.

UN envoy: Myanmar army is ‘surprised’ at opposition to coup sanctions Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar People U.N. UN envoy: Myanmar army is ‘surprised’ at opposition to coup sanctions Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar People U.N. The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar said the generals who have seized power in the Southeast Asian nation indicated they don’t fear renewed sanctions …

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Hundreds in Rare Hong Kong Protest as Opposition Figures Are Charged

Hundreds in Rare Hong Kong Protest as Opposition Figures Are Charged

Hundreds in Rare Hong Kong Protest as Opposition Figures Are Charged Hundreds in Rare Hong Kong Protest as Opposition Figures Are Charged HONG KONG — Holding banners and shouting slogans, hundreds of people assembled outside a court in Hong Kong on Monday in a rare act of defiance after 47 of the city’s most prominent pro-democracy politicians and activists were …

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Seif Bamporiki, Rwanda Opposition Figure, Killed in South Africa

Seif Bamporiki, Rwanda Opposition Figure, Killed in South Africa

Seif Bamporiki, Rwanda Opposition Figure, Killed in South Africa Seif Bamporiki, Rwanda Opposition Figure, Killed in South Africa In 2010, another member of the R.N.C., a former army chief named Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, was shot and wounded in Johannesburg. The killings of Rwandan dissidents in South Africa had led to diplomatic strains between the two countries, including the expulsion of …

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Arrest of Opposition Leader in Georgia Raises Fear of Growing Instability

Arrest of Opposition Leader in Georgia Raises Fear of Growing Instability

Arrest of Opposition Leader in Georgia Raises Fear of Growing Instability Arrest of Opposition Leader in Georgia Raises Fear of Growing Instability MOSCOW — Major opposition parties in the South Caucasus nation of Georgia vowed on Wednesday to boycott Parliament until the government releases a prominent opponent detained recently. The instability adds yet another country to a growing list of …

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To Fight or Adapt? Venezuela’s Fading Opposition Struggles Keep Going

To Fight or Adapt? Venezuela’s Fading Opposition Struggles Keep Going

To Fight or Adapt? Venezuela’s Fading Opposition Struggles Keep Going To Fight or Adapt? Venezuela’s Fading Opposition Struggles Keep Going CARACAS, Venezuela — From an unremarkable apartment in a quiet residential area of Venezuela’s capital, a slender young man in a tie wages an increasingly lonely battle against the country’s authoritarian government. Two years ago, Juan Guaidó transformed himself from …

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