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Trump Administration Penalizes Chinese Officials for Hong Kong Crackdown

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam and 10 other senior officials in Hong Kong and...
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Abductions, Censorship and Layoffs: Pakistani Critics Are Under Siege

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When Prime Minister Imran Khan boasted last year that Pakistan had one of the “freest presses in the world,” journalists were quick to object, saying...
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Pentagon Admits to Civilian Casualties in Somalia for a Third Time

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has admitted for the third time that its bombing campaign against terrorist groups in Somalia, which has been underway for more...
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Education Dept.’s Civil Rights Chief Steps Down Amid Controversy

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WASHINGTON — The Education Department’s civil rights chief has for 40 years labored to enforce civil rights protections in the nation’s schools and universities, but...
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Refugee and Author Long Detained by Australia Gets Asylum in New Zealand

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CAIRNS, Australia — Behrouz Boochani, a Kurdish-Iranian refugee and writer who documented abuses under Australia’s tough immigration policies during his yearslong detention on a remote...
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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on 11 Chinese Companies Over Human Rights

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday barred 11 new Chinese companies from purchasing American technology and products without a special license, saying the firms...
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Trump’s Occupation of American Cities Has Begun

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The month after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Yale historian Timothy Snyder published the best-selling book “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From the Twentieth Century.” It was...