Articles Tagged with Alexei Navalny

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A 64-year-old man, identified as Howard Michael Phillips, was charged by the Metropolitan Police with offenses under the National Security Act 2023, according to a police press report issued Wednesday. He appeared at Westminister Magistrates’ Court on Thursday to confirm his address and date of birth. Judge Daniel Sternberg denied Phillips bail and ordered him [...]

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The Norwegian government on Thursday shared its plans to restrict the entry of Russian citizens on tourist visas issued before Spring 2022 by Norway or by another European country. This measure is the latest in a series of ‘sanctions’ imposed by Norway in response to Russia’s war on Ukraine, according to Emilie Enger Mehl, the [...]

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The United States government, and dozens of states, sued Live Nation Entertainment, a multinational entertainment company, in an antitrust suit Thursday, alleging they monopolized the live entertainment space, harming artists, venues, and concertgoers. The US Government alleges that Live Nation violated § 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act, an 1890 US antitrust law that [...]

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The UN General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution designating July 11 as the International Day of Reflection and Commemoration of the Srebrenica Genocide in 1995. The resolution was adopted by a recorded vote of 84 in favor, 19 against, and 68 abstentions. It designates July 11 as the “International Day of Reflection and Commemoration [...]

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The Dutch Public Prosecutor (OM) announced Thursday that it intends to investigate the criminal complaint filed by a group of human rights organizations against Booking.com, an online rental platform for holiday accommodations, regarding their alleged listing of rental properties in Israeli settlements. The Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO), the European Legal Support Centre [...]

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The harassment and criminalization of justice operators and human rights defenders by Guatemalan government officials include multiple forms of gender-based violence and discrimination, according to a report published by Amnesty International on Thursday. The report analyzes the criminalization of female justice operators and human rights defenders in the country, highlighting any instances of human rights [...]

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The ICJ unanimously ruled on Thursday that there is no urgency to declare the preventive measures requested by Mexico against Ecuador, following the forcible entry into the Mexican embassy in Quito, Ecuador last April. According to the resolution, Ecuador’s representative said that the Ecuadorian government notified Mexico through a Note Verbale on April 9, 2024, confirming [...]

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The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) told Reuters on Thursday that about 50 Rohingya Muslims arrived in North Sumatra, Indonesia on Wednesday via boat in refuge from violence and persecution in Myanmar. This is the latest wave of refugee arrivals in Indonesia amid hostility that refugees face from locals. According to the UNHCR, the [...]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed Decree No. 422 on Thursday allowing Russia to seize US assets to compensate for damages resulting from Russian assets seized in the US. This decree comes as a response to the US enactment of the Rebuilding Economic Prosperity and Opportunity for Ukrainians Act which came into force on April 24, [...]

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China surrounded Taiwan with navy vessels and aircraft on Thursday as part of two days of military procedures, according to state media. The area surrounded included the Taiwan Strait, the north, south and east of Taiwan Island, as well as areas around the islands of Kinmen, Matsu, Wuqiu, and Dongyin. Beijing stated that the military action [...]

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