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Hong Kong District Court Judge Kwok Wai-Kin Saturday sentenced Yuen Ka-him, 17, Wan Chung-wai, 16, Leung Yung-wan, 17, Tseung Chau Ching-yu, 17, and Kwok Man-hei, 19 for “conspiracy to incite subversion” under Articles 22 and 23 of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday published a call asking Hong Kong to end its “unfair” trial practices against 47 lawmakers and activists charged under the national security law imposed in 2020 and immediately release those still detained. According to HRW, the crimes established by the law are “overly broad and arbitrarily applied.” After the media [...]

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President Qaies Saied of Tunisia claimed he was acting constitutionally when he arrogated broad powers for himself on July 25, after months of stalemate among Tunisia’s governing institutions and amid a deepening Covid-19 crisis. The constitutional provision he invoked states that after 30 days, the Constitutional Court, upon a request from the Parliament, is to [...]

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Former Khmer Rouge leader Kaing Guek Eav, known as “Duch”, died in prison on Wednesday at age 77. The Trial Chamber of The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) convicted Kaing in 2010 of multiple counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity and sentenced him to 35 years of imprisonment. On appeal, the [...]

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