In late June, findings from an investigation confirmed China’s compulsory sterilization of Uyghur women native to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) in northwest China. Dr. Adrian Genz, a senior fellow in Chinese studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, conducted research that indicates a significant decline in the birth rate of the Uyghur [...]

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Albert Camus, 20th-century French writer, published in 1956, the book “La Chute” (The Fall), achieving public success and criticism. A year later, in 1957, Camus received the Nobel Prize for Literature, for his work as a whole. La Chute is a monologue in which the character Jean-Baptiste Clamence, a lawyer, discusses his life and values, criticizing himself [...]

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The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) announced Wednesday that it would postpone the release of the verdict in the case of four men accused of being involved in the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri “out of respect for the countless victims of the devastating explosion that shook Beirut , and the three-day [...]

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill granting authority to the New York Department of State to discipline real estate professionals who illegally discriminate based on race with suspension or revocation of their licenses. Bill S6874-A/A8903-A, signed Monday, authorizes the New York Secretary of State to revoke or suspend the real estate licenses [...]

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Canadian-American musician Neil Young sued President Donald Trump Tuesday for copyright infringement, saying that Trump used two of his songs, Rockin’ in the Free World and Devil’s Sidewalk, without permission during a campaign rally. The complaint alleges that President Trump’s re-election campaign “willfully ignored Plaintiff’s telling it not to play the Songs and willfully proceeded [...]

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India Vice President Venkaiah Naidu expressed concern Tuesday over a backlog of cases at all levels of the country’s court system and urged judges to address the issue to ensure prompt adjudication. Naidu expressed his concerns as part of a speech that he gave at the Platinum Jubilee meeting of the 76th Foundation Day of the [...]

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Multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi has been charged with manslaughter in France due to congenital disorders linked to its drug for epilepsy. The indictment filed Monday arose from four infants’ deaths from 1990 to 2014. The infants passed away after their mothers had taken the drug during their pregnancies. The court will now undertake an investigation [...]

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The coronavirus epidemic has upended every aspect of our lives. For weeks, people have been stuck at home, unable to go to their jobs, see their friends, run errands, or even go outside. Most businesses are closed or offer only very limited service. The same is true of public services, some of which are limited, [...]

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