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Duterte "Will Not Answer" To White People Amid UN Human Rights Investigation

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he won't answer to white people over alleged human rights violations - insisting that he will "only face, be tried or face a trial in a Philippine .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2019

China Forcing Tourists To Install "Spy" App That Steals Personal Data

Authored by Alvine Chaparadza via TechZim.co.nz, Earlier this year, the Human Rights Watch exposed how police in a Chinese region called Xinjiang used a smartphone app to monitor (and oppress) its people. image source .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 3rd, 2019

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depart amid an FBI investigation

Erin Brodwin uBiome was founded in 2012 on the promise of helping ordinary people understand the bacteria living in and on them, known as their microbiome. The company eventually raised $105 million .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 1st, 2019

Trump Administration Proposal Could Threaten Transgender Healthcare Protections

The third rollback of transgender rights this week. A new Trump administration proposal introduced on Friday could threaten healthcare protections for transgender people, advocates say. The Department of Health and Human Services’.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 24th, 2019

UN expert: Outlook grim for victims of Laos dam collapse

A U.N. expert on human rights says hundreds of people displaced by the collapse of a dam in Laos face bleak prospects for recovering their homes and livelihoods......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 29th, 2019

Swiss Re says helped insure Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines

Reinsurance group Swiss Re helped cover jetmaker Boeing Co and Ethiopian Airlines, the Swiss company said on Monday amid an investigation into what caused an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2019

What Does "Breeding Concept" Mean? White House Won"t Explain Trump"s Tweet

"It can mean a lot of things to a lot of people," Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said after being forced to answer the question......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 24th, 2018

Duterte: UN Human Rights Chief Is An "Empty-Headed Son Of A Whore"

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 5th, 2018

A US Ally Is Literally Beheading People Over Nonviolent Drug Charges

Submitted by Carey Welder of AntiMedia Saudi Arabia, the United States’ main ally in the Middle East, has executed 48 people so far this year, half of them over nonviolent drug charges, Human Rights Watch reported this week.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 27th, 2018

To Stop Protests, Nicaragua Is Killing Demonstrators in the Streets

Human rights group Amnesty International says 83 people have been killed in six weeks of anti-government protests......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 30th, 2018

Planting spies, paying people to post on social media, and pretending the news doesn"t exist: This is how China tries to distract people from human rights abuses

Kevin Frayer/Getty The Chinese Communist Party is keen to portray it.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 9th, 2018

Trump official seeks sanctions for Chinese leaders on human rights concerns

Sam Brownback, U.S. ambassador for religious freedom, sees leverage amid trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 29th, 2018

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Three Nicaraguan Officials Amid Deadly Political Violence

he U.S. on Thursday sanctioned three Nicaraguan officials for alleged human rights abuses and corruption, citing the Central American government’s role in scores of deaths over the last several months during political protests......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 5th, 2018

Charges Against Stormy Daniels Dropped On Technicality Amid Human Trafficking Investigation

Charges against Stormy Daniels have been dropped on a technicality following her early Thursday arrest at an Ohio strip club as part of a human trafficking and prostitution sting. Daniels was observed using her bare bre.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2018

Ralph Lauren Drops Mohair Products After Animal Cruelty Investigation

"A credible animal welfare standard for sourcing mohair does not currently exist." Facing pressure from the animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 30th, 2018

1 in 10 North Koreans are forced into modern day slavery, human-rights study estimates

One in every 10 people living in North Korea are forced into modern slavery, used to prop up the repressive regime and keep its population under tight control. According to the 2018 Global Slavery Index compile.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2018

White House press briefing goes off the rails as CNN"s Jim Acosta battles with Sarah Huckabee Sanders over whether the media is "enemy of the people"

Evan Vucci/AP White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders declined to answer a question from CNN's Jim Acosta about whether she considered the press to be the "enemy" of the American people, as Presi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 2nd, 2018

Facebook just banned Myanmar"s top army official for "serious human rights abuses" (FB)

Reuters Facebook is banning 20 Burmese individuals and organisations from its services, including a top military official, the company said on Monday. The social networking firm said the organisations and people had either enabled or were dir.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 27th, 2018

China reportedly detained a man for terrorist charges after he set his watch 2 hours behind Beijing time

Associated Press/Ng Han Guan China is accused of locking 1 million people of the Muslim Uighur ethnic minority in detention centers or re-education camps in the country. According to a new Human Rights Wat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2018

China reportedly detained a man on terrorist charges because he set his watch 2 hours behind Beijing time

Associated Press/Ng Han Guan China is accused of locking 1 million people of the Muslim Uighur ethnic minority in detention centers or re-education camps in the country. According to a new Human Rights Watch .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2018

The Mueller Investigation Is Sending People to Jail - But Not For Collusion

Submitted by the Strategic Culture Foundation The anonymous government official who revealed a “resistance” inside the White House has heightened the sense of doom hanging over Donald Trump’s .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2018