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Spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry Nasser Kanaani stated in a news conference Monday that Iran will continue to seek the release of former Iranian official Hamid Nouri, whose conviction and sentence of life in prison for human rights abuses in Sweden was upheld last week in the Svea Court of Appeal. Kanaani stated that the [...]

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The semi-independent Oversight Board which handles appeals of social media company Meta’s content moderation decisions decided Tuesday to reverse Meta’s auto-removal of two posts on Instagram and Facebook about the ongoing Israel-Hamas War after an expedited review process. Both posts were restored by Meta after the review was announced. The Instagram post, which included a [...]

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NHK News revealed in an exclusive report Tuesday that the Tokyo Prosecutor’s Office conducted a raid of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) offices on allegations that the party’s Abe and Nikai factions participated in a financial kickback scheme in violation of the Political Funds Control Act. Prosecutors alleged that the Abe faction did not [...]

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Al Jazeera announced Saturday that it planned to file a war crimes complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israel after the death of Al Jazeera news photographer Samer Abu Daqqa in Gaza in a Friday drone strike, which has been alleged to have been carried out by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). In [...]

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A US jury decided Monday that Google’s current app store policies violate Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act as well as the California Cartwright Act. Sometime next year, there will be a separate judicial process to determine the penalty that Google will suffer as a result of the jury’s Monday decision. Epic Games, [...]

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The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs announced Tuesday that it summoned the Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines, Huang Xilian, to lodge a diplomatic protest in the wake of the most recent confrontation between Chinese and Filipino vessels in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) near the Second Thomas Shoal (Ayungin Shoal) and the Scarborough [...]

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Amnesty International released a report Monday alleging that the Canadian government consistently violated the human rights of indigenous Wet’suwet’en protestors demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink pipeline project. According to the report, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and private security group Forsythe Security intimidated, harassed and surveilled the Wet’suwet’en, who primarily reside in British Columbia [...]

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The Washington Post (WP) revealed in an exclusive published Monday that it had uncovered credible evidence that the white phosphorus munitions, which can cause severe burns to human skin and respiratory tracts, used by Israel in an October attack on Dheira, Lebanon were manufactured in the US. Investigative journalists with WP found three remnants of [...]

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) announced Sunday that it deployed two ships to the Julian Felipe Reef (also called the Whitsun Reef) in response to an alleged increase in Chinese Maritime Militia (CMM) ships in the area. PCG spokesperson Commodore Jay Tarriela stated that the PCG noticed the alleged increase in CMM activity on November [...]

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The Georgia Republican Legislature Leadership announced the newest version of the proposed Georgia Congressional Redistricting Map Friday, a month after a federal judge ruled the previous version of the map violated Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and discriminated against Black Georgia voters. The new map would completely change the geographical and racial makeup [...]

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