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US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed an amended version of the Atlantic Charter on Thursday during the G7 summit in Cornwall, England. The original Atlantic Charter was a post-war declaration signed by former US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and former UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill in 1941 following the Declaration [...]

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The Hong Kong District Court has sentenced 10 pro-democracy activists to jail on charges under the new national security law Friday. The activists were charged with several unauthorized assembly offenses for protesting in Hong Kong during China’s 70th anniversary. The protests violated several provisions of the Public Order Ordinance, and their punishments were set out [...]

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The Paris Court of Appeal has ruled Thursday that German firm TUV Rheinland was negligent in providing customers with distorted safety certificates and must fully compensate their victims. There are about 2,700 victims who joined forces in this suit against TUV Rheinland, alleging that they suffered physical and mental issues due to their cheap silicone [...]

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The Supreme Court of Crimea has sentenced Ukrainian Ivan Yatskin to an 11-year sentence on treason charges. The Russian government alleges that Yatskin had transferred secret information of Russian officials to the Ukrainian Secret Service (SBU). Despite being Ukrainian, Yatskin was charged under Article 275 of the Russian Criminal Code due to Crimea’s status as [...]

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The High Court of Ireland on Friday struck down Facebook’s attempt to avoid the Irish Data Protection Commission’s (DPC) regulatory process. The DPC initiated its inquiry into Facebook’s data set through the Irish Data Protection Act 2018 in mid-April. This data set includes personal information of more than 500 million Facebook users worldwide, and the [...]

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The Myanmar military junta arrested 39 individuals on Wednesday. All 39 are suspected allies of an ethnic minority rebel group in Kayah State, from whom they are suspected of seeking military training. The individuals are also suspected to be responsible for several explosions and arson attacks in the Yankin village. The junta first raided the [...]

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International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda expressed concern Wednesday over the escalation of violence in East Jerusalem and around Gaza, warning of potential violations under the Rome Statute. The hostilities have escalated after the Israeli government launched an aerial attack in Gaza, killing at least 50 people, including several Hamas senior members. The source [...]

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New Zealand’s Parliament unanimously declared on Wednesday that Uyghurs are suffering from “severe human rights abuses” in Xinjiang, China. However, the Labour government has decided not to label the acts as genocide and decided to debate the motion in more general terms. The initial motion to call the abuses a “genocide” was put forward by [...]

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Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court held Thursday that several provisions in the country’s Federal Climate Change Act of 2019 were insufficient and violate freedoms in the Basic Law. The court described the idea of climate change having severe impacts that affect virtually all aspects of human life. The case started in 2019 when farming families from [...]

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