Articles Tagged with Alexei Navalny

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Rudy Giuliani, former lawyer for Donald Trump and erstwhile Mayor of New York, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in an Arizona election interference case regarding a false slate of electors submitted in the 2020 Presidential election. Giuliani, along with ten others, was charged with counts of tampering with a public record, forgery, and changing vote of [...]

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The Netherlands will no longer allow its citizens to adopt children internationally, the Minister for Legal Protection Franc Weerwind wrote on Tuesday. With this decision the minister responds to the motion passed by the Dutch House of Representatives in which the government was requested to come up with a plan to carefully reduce international adoptions. [...]

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South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster on Tuesday signed into law a gender-affirming healthcare ban for transgender minors. House Bill (HB) 4624, known as the Help Not Harm bill, prohibits physicians, mental health providers and other healthcare professionals from “knowingly” providing gender-transition procedures to individuals under eighteen years of age. HB 4624 defines “gender transition procedures” [...]

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Amnesty International released an alerting report on Tuesday, highlighting the arbitrary use of the Mexican criminal justice system to criminalize women human rights defenders. The report titled “Perseguidas: Criminalización de mujeres defensoras de derechos humanos en México” (Persecuted: criminalization of women human rights defenders in Mexico) focuses on the cases of three women: Ana Lorena [...]

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New Zealand MP David MacLeod admitted in an address to the press on Tuesday, that he failed to declare 19 candidate campaign donations to the Electoral Commission. The failure has led New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon to stand down David MacLeod from his role as Chairperson of the Environment Committee. In addressing the failure [...]

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The Republic of Moldova and the European Union signed a security and defense partnership on Tuesday, making Moldova the first non-member country to enter into such an agreement with the EU. The meeting was chaired by High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Joseph Borrell, Prime Minister of Moldova Dorin Recean [...]

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Amnesty International said technology is contributing to the growing trend of human rights violations at borders in a research briefing released on Tuesday. The briefing documents systemic exploitation of new technologies by state and non-state actors and calls for more stringent regulation of development and deployment. Invasive technologies violate numerous human rights, including the right to [...]

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The European Union (EU) officially approved the world’s first landmark AI legislation on Tuesday. The Council of the European Union unanimously adopted the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act, which will enter into force 20 days after publication in the EU’s official journal. Petra De Sutter, Belgian deputy prime minister and minister for telecommunications, said in a [...]

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The first flights arrived on Tuesday after the Australian and New Zealand governments both initiated assisted departures for their nationals in New Caledonia. The evacuations follow the protests and political unrest in the French Territory that has seen at least four deaths, nearly 200 arrests and multiple injuries. New Zealand Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, confirmed [...]

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The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) defined greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as a form of marine pollution under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea in a landmark advisory opinion released Tuesday. The opinion, a response to inquiries by Antigua, Barbuda, Tuvalu, and the Commission of Small Island States [...]

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