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Uighur Crisis Highlights Flawed Structure of UN Security Council
One crucial aspect of international law is failing the Uighurs and it is the structure of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The persecution of the Uighurs is just one example of a State-committed human rights abuse that led to little preven (More)
Australia suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong
Australia announced in a statement released Thursday that it is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong due to concerns over Hong Kong's new security laws.Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated: The Australian Government remains deeply co (More)
Uighur activists file ICC complaint against China for genocide, crimes against humanity
Lawyers representing two Uighur activist organizations have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) accusing Chinese officials of genocide and other crimes against humanity against Uighur Muslim minority groups. The complaint wi (More)
How a US Policy on F1 Visas Can Affect Public Health and Trade Globally
With a view to ensure that classes are not scheduled online, this week, the Trump administration is considering a policy targeting nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students. The policy position is that students on these visas attending schools that operate e (More)
US and China impose mutual visa restrictions over Tibet
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian announced Wednesday that China would impose visa restrictions on US personnel “behaving badly” on Tibet-related issues. The announcement followed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's Tuesday announcement (More)
Hong Kong releases more details on China’s new national security law
Hong Kong released more details Monday on China's new national security law, which, among other things, will enable authorities to prevent people under investigation from leaving Hong Kong.Under the legislation, secession and sedition will be pun (More)
Venezuela denied access to funds at Bank of England by UK High Court
The High Court in London denied Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro access to more than 1 billion dollars worth of gold on Friday. According to the ruling, Maduro cannot access the funds because the UK does not recognize him as president of Venezuela (More)
China passes Hong Kong national security law
The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress in Beijing on Tuesday passed a new national security law (English) dramatically restricting freedom and autonomy within the region. The law remained unpublished until only an hour before it wen (More)
EU lifts travel restrictions from 15 countries, bans US travelers
In a statement released on Tuesday, the EU announced they would lift travel restrictions from 15 nations but not the US.The nations approved include Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, Sou (More)
Report: China's forced reproductive policies for Uighur women may constitute genocide
China expert Adrian Zenz reported Monday that Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities' forced birth control policies targeting Uighur indigenous Muslim minority women may constitute genocide under Article II, Section D of the UN Convention on the P (More)
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