China Sanctions Britons Over West’s Xinjiang Criticism

hina slapped sanctions on several British politicians and organizations Friday after the U.K. joined the European Union and others in sanctioning Chinese officials accused of human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region. The U.K. responded by accusing China of violating human rights on an “industrial scale.”

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Covid an Excuse to Strip Tropical Forests: Indigenous Groups

Governments worldwide are using the Covid-19 pandemic to push through destructive development projects and roll back protections of indigenous groups, according to a global report on deforestation and rule of law released Thursday.

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International Court

Three law faculty and a human rights lawyer filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Friday, claiming that the government’s sanctions against the Office of the Prosecutor in the International Criminal Court prevents the plaintiffs from providing legal services to victims of atrocity crimes.

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