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Rights officials call for Pegasus spyware ban at hearing in El Salvador | El Salvador

Senior human rights officials have repeated calls for a ban on the powerful Israeli spyware Pegasus until safeguards are in place to protect civilians from illegal hacking by governments. Calls for a moratorium on the sale and use of military-grade spyware were made Wednesday during an Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) hearing into widespread […]

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Ontario’s children deserve the right to read, says Ontario Human Rights Commission

“The inequitable system that is currently leaving thousands of children behind is exposed, but the concrete recommendations outlined and the support from the wider community give hope and real optimism that our children can finally get the support they need. need to learn to read” A new report from the Ontario Human Rights Commission has […]

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Groups demand apology after VB school board member says education for ‘South Americans is not sustainable’

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Ahead of Virginia Beach City Public Schools’ annual budget process, a board member’s Facebook post raises concerns about an attempt to withdraw funding for the program teaching students whose native language is n is not English. This week, school board member Victoria Manning posted a four-sentence statement on her personal […]

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Russia steps up censorship campaign and pressures tech giants

On Feb. 16, a Roskomnadzor official said companies that fail to comply by the end of the month will face penalties. In addition to fines and possible shutdowns or slowdowns, penalties could disrupt ad sales, search engine operations, data collection, and payments, as required by law. “For companies that have not started the ‘disembarkation’ procedure, […]

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Norway cannot prevent transfer of Telenor data to Myanmar Prime Minister

Telenor’s flag flies next to the company’s headquarters in Fornebu, Norway, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins//File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Minister of Industry says data transfer cannot be stopped Opposition MP says Telenor should delete user data A second lawmaker says the sale should be delayed OSLO, Feb 16 […]

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veterans reflect on the past, present and future of radio at the UN |

To mark the occasion, the 1946 anniversary of the United Nations Radio Service, we reached out to two veteran broadcasters and journalists, who recently retired from UN News. Elena Vapnitchnaia was head of our Russian unit, and Jérôme Longue, the former head of our French unit – both served for many years in UN radio […]

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Is the Chinese-American skier a moron?

Last name: Eileen Gu Native country: USA… but it’s complicated Famous for: freestyle skiing, change of allegiance, wanting to have it both ways Why she might be a jerk: Eileen Gu is arguably the best freestyle skier in the world. Born and raised in San Francisco to a Chinese mother and an American father, she […]

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“It’s my mother tongue”: the fight for a fifth co-official Spanish language | Spain

In the small village of Martimporra (16 inhabitants), nestled among the green hills and valleys typical of Asturias, Orfelina Suárez, 58, runs a household goods shop. “If I were only allowed to speak Spanish, I would struggle with some vocabulary because I’m used to speaking Asturian,” she says. “Without the Asturian, life here would be […]

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Myanmar coup one year on: Growing surveillance threatens lives

Citizens of Myanmar face strong chances to access online space as military junta cracks down on dissent – Junta hacked into mobile devices, imposed internet shutdowns – Citizens are finding ways to continue to communicate, to protest – Proposed cybersecurity law will further compromise privacy By Rina Chandran Jan. 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A […]

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A historic verdict and a new front in the global fight for human rights

What shocked him, however, was how indifferent the authors were that such documents could ever be used against them. “You would expect them to try to hide things,” he says. “But no, they still signed with their names, rank and in their own handwriting. They believed 100% that they could write whatever they wanted and […]

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Clean technologies can help defend democracy and human rights, part 3

This article is part two of a 4-part series on how clean technology can help defend democracy and human rights. You can find part 1 here. I spent most of Part 2 discussing the growing problem of authoritarianism in the world and one of their favorite methods of controlling information to control people: telecom blackouts. […]

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In a press conference, Biden defends his first year in office

WASHINGTON — President Biden vowed on Wednesday to continue with a scaled-down version of his marquee domestic policy plan as he staged a two-hour defense of his first-year accomplishments and repeatedly berated Republicans for giving up on any serious attempt to rule the country. At an extensive press conference in the East Room of the […]

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Welcome to the Age of the Authoritarian State

January 15, 2022 JHE RELATION between governments and businesses is constantly evolving. After 1945, many countries sought to rebuild society using state-owned and operated enterprises. In the 1980s, in the face of sclerosis in the West, the state retreated to become an arbiter overseeing the rules allowing private companies to compete in a global marketplace […]

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South Korea: backtracking on the protection of rights

(New York) – In 2021, South Korean President Moon Jae-in weakened civil and political freedoms and cracked down on North Korean human rights activists operating in South Korea, Human Rights Watch said today. today in his Global Report 2022. Nor has Moon’s government passed a comprehensive anti-discrimination law that would protect marginalized groups, including women, […]

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Chinese police chase overseas critics with cutting-edge technology

For Chinese security forces, the effort is a bold extension of a mandate that previously focused on Chinese platforms and better-known foreign dissidents. Now, violations as simple as posting a critical article on Twitter – or in the case of Ms. Chen, 23, citing, “I’m on Hong Kong’s side” – can have quick repercussions. Actions […]

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Charity appeal in Guatemala, where the struggle for land and water rights is a battle for survival | Guatemala

José Méndez climbed the mountain behind his rural Ch’orti ‘Mayan community of Corozal, in eastern Guatemala. He pointed to an abandoned house owned by the plantation owner who ran that hill. “Right in front of this house, they killed our three companions, the same day the county government recognized us as an indigenous community with […]

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United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Geir O. Pedersen, briefing to the Security Council on Syria, December 20, 2021 – Syrian Arab Republic

As delivered Thank you very much, Mr. President (Amb. Abdou Abarry, Niger) 1. We meet at the end of another year, and we can only view 2021 as a year of worsening suffering for the Syrian people. Despite the lack of change on the front lines, we have witnessed continued violence against civilians and systematic […]

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Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai denies sexual assault allegations

Peng Shuai, the Chinese tennis star whose account of sexual coercion by a former Communist Party leader sparked weeks of tension and galvanized calls to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics, has denied her claim she had been sexually assaulted by the official. Ms. Peng made the comments in an interview published by a Singaporean newspaper […]

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Facebook exposes mercenary spy companies that targeted 50,000 people

A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken on January 6, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Dec.16 (Reuters) – Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O) calls half a dozen private surveillance companies for hacking or other abuse, accusing […]

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EXCLUSIVE US lawmakers call for sanctions on Israeli NSO and spyware companies

The logo of Israeli cyber company NSO Group can be seen at one of its branches in the Arava Desert, southern Israel, on July 22, 2021. REUTERS / Amir Cohen / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Dec.15 (Reuters) – A group of U.S. lawmakers are calling on […]

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Launch of a new WILPF group in Guinea to advance a future of feminist peace – Guinea

The WILPF movement continues to grow with the formation of a new Group: WILPF Guinea. With a current membership of 11 feminists and counting, WILPF Guinea was created to advance the shared conviction of Group members in the urgent need for feminist peace. The founding members decided to combine and formalize their personal efforts after […]

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Human Rights Day: Salesian missions highlight programs that ensure young people understand their rights – Colombia

Programs help poor youth get an education, understand their rights and lift themselves out of poverty (MissionNewswire) Salesian missions, the American development branch of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in celebrating Human Rights Day, which is celebrated every year on December 10. Human Rights Day commemorates the day […]

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Analysis: Rohingya lawsuit against Facebook is a “wake-up call” for social media

Rohingya activists say they had no other option for redress Lawsuit is test case for courts to limit immunity for social media companies Recent whistleblower complaints from inside Facebook could strengthen the argument BANGKOK / LOS ANGELES, December 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A landmark lawsuit by Rohingya refugees against Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known […]

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Cai Xia explains why China’s one-party system is holding the country back

December 8, 2021 The By Invitation section posts commentary from outside thinkers from a wide range of perspectives. For a view critical of liberal democracy and in favor of Chinese governance, read a commentary by Eric Li. On the evil that comes from the absence of liberal democracy, read a commentary by Toomas Hendrik Ilves. […]

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Explore Edmonton for European cities to help improve sustainability score

Breadcrumb Links Local news Edmonton achieved an overall score of 51 percent, ranking 60th out of 73 cities on its first Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-I) Author of the article: Kellen taniguchi Release date : 05 Dec 2021 • 46 minutes ago • 2 minutes to read • Join the conversation The rising sun illuminates […]

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Pope Francis in Greece: “We are witnessing a decline in democracy”.

“Here democracy is born,” Pope Francis said in a powerful opening speech in Athens in which he expressed grave concern that “today, and not just in Europe, we are witnessing a decline in democracy ”and underlined the urgent need for“ a change of course. “ He expressed his concern when he addressed the Greek authorities, […]

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‘Robodebt 2.0’: NSW government illegally took money from financially vulnerable people, report says | New South Wales Politics

A former Australian commissioner for human rights has called for a widespread audit of the use of automated software in debt collection after a scathing report found that the NSW government had illegally taken debt. money to financially vulnerable people for years. Labeled ‘Robodebt 2.0’ by the state opposition, the NSW Ombudsman’s report found that […]

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Omicron variant spreads with cases detected in the Netherlands, Denmark and Australia

Thirteen cases found in the Netherlands Two cases detected in Australia, two in Denmark Israel announces it bans foreigners for two weeks May take a long time to assess the harmfulness of Omicron – Chinese expert Fauci says Americans must be prepared to fight the spread LONDON / AMSTERDAM, November 28 (Reuters) – The Omicron […]

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Conservative anger grows over Priti Patel’s failure to begin resettling stranded Afghans | Refugees

Priti Patel faces growing criticism from Tory MPs for the Home Office’s failure to open a program for Afghans to resettle in Britain, three months after her announcement – as the crisis linked the death of 27 people in the English Channel intensifies. Some Tory MPs have reportedly confronted the Home Secretary directly over the […]

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Language feuds could slow online damage bill, anti-hate groups say

A coalition of advocacy groups is urging the federal government to keep its promise to take immediate action against hate speech online and to include measures to tackle the problem in Tuesday’s Speech from the Throne. Coalition members have said they want ministers to deal with such an emergency law, fearing that concerns over its […]

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How a Utah school district is taking action to address the digital divide

The digital divide is a human rights issue regarding people’s access to technology and broadband. Here’s how a Utah school district is taking action to address it locally. (Zern Liew, Shutterstock) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Technology plays a major role in our lives, which is more evident than ever since […]

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Chinese propagandists court the Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia

EVERY NIGHT Lee Ah Huat (not his real name) turns on the news. The 60-year-old engineer lives in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, but he doesn’t care about local channels. It goes directly to video surveillance, the Chinese state broadcaster, and generally watches its international broadcast in Chinese. Mr. Lee’s family left China and […]

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Opinion: The unreasonable truth about celebrity paparazzi photos

The 60-year-old actor said so in an open letter to Britain’s Daily Mail and other media on Thursday, asking them not to post pictures of his children. Clooney argued that because his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, combats terrorist groups, posting pictures of their twins would put their children’s lives at risk. The media […]

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US decides to control overseas sales of hacking tools

A computer keyboard lit by a displayed cyber code is seen in this illustrative photo taken on March 1, 2017. REUTERS / Kacper Pempel October 20 (Reuters) – The US Department of Commerce on Wednesday announced new rules intended to curb the sale of offensive cybersecurity products to certain countries with “authoritarian” practices, according to […]

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Rehabilitation is at the heart of life in Xinjiang beyond Chinese camps, according to think tank ASPI

Chinese authorities are engaged in an effort to fundamentally reshape the way residents of the Xinjiang region “act and speak,” according to a new study from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). Key points: ASPI detailed government systems overseeing China’s repressive policies in Xinjiang Beijing has already accused ASPI of publishing “fake news” to slander […]

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Burmese army abuse increases during mobile network shutdown in Thaton district

Villagers in areas controlled by the Karen National Union in Thaton District reported that human rights violations by the Burmese army and its militias have escalated in recent months. In early September 2021, villagers in Thaton district reported that while mobile phone networks were shut down, the Burmese army and its militias, the Border Guard […]

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United Nations Human Rights Council 48: Joint declaration on the resolution calling for action against racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

I have the honor to make this statement on behalf of the United Kingdom and Australia. Madam President, We remain determined in our commitment to combat all forms of racism, racial discrimination and xenophobia and related intolerance, whether in our country or abroad. Our common commitment on this issue is strong. Discrimination of any kind […]

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Facebook hurts its users because that’s where its profits are

Thinking about Facebook and what to do with it means grappling with two conflicting sets of facts. The first is that Facebook is an extremely useful platform for communication, news posting, business activity, etc. that billions of people around the world rely on. The other is that Facebook is a highly addictive for-profit entity that […]

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Reviews | Problems happen for big tech

Could Jonathan Kanter have better timing? I hardly think so, given the feast of love presented this week during its hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Appointed head of the Justice Department’s antitrust division, Kanter, decidedly uncompromising on technology, spoke to lawmakers just as Facebook was being bombarded by persuasive whistleblower Frances Haugen. Meanwhile, the […]

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Biden’s CIA Director creates high-level China-focused unit

William Burns testifies at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing for his appointment as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) at Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2021. Tom Williams / Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (Reuters) – Career diplomat US President Joe Biden, appointed to head the Central Intelligence Agency, creates a high-level […]

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BHP to supply nickel to Toyota-Panasonic battery company

MELBOURNE, Oct. 4 (Reuters) – BHP Group Ltd (BHP.AX) on Monday announced that it has agreed to supply nickel sulfate from Western Australia to a battery-manufacturing joint venture between Toyota Motor (7203.T) and Panasonic ( 6752.T), strengthening its presence in the rapidly growing electric vehicle sector. The deal with Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, formed […]

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Focus on the discrimination of the last forum of the “Charter”

The topics of discrimination and citizens’ rights took center stage as public discussions around a draft “Charter for Barbados” continued on Thursday. The Open Forum, which saw several members of the Republican Status Transition Advisory Subcommittee (RSTAC) on Fundamental Principles, Rights and Freedoms, including subcommittee chair Chereda Grannum; Charter Committee Co-Chair Senator Rev Dr John […]

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FACT SHEET: US, EU Establish Common Principles to Update 21st Century Economy Rules at Inaugural Trade and Technology Council Meeting

SEPTEMBER 29, 2021 Launched by President Joe Biden, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and President of the European Council Charles Michel at the US-EU summit in June 2021, the Trade and Technology Council held its inaugural meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 29, 2021. United States The Co-Chairs, Secretary of State Antony […]

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Mixed reaction to the judgment restoring Afrikaans as a means of learning and teaching at Unisa

Pretoria – As EFF rejected the Constitutional Court ruling to restore Afrikaans as a medium for learning and teaching at Unisa, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has welcomed and supported the decision. The Constitutional Court ruled in favor of AfriForum last week, following a five-year legal battle after Unisa decided to end Afrikaans […]

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EU says US trade and tech consultancy will strengthen influence and set rules for 21st century

US President Joe Biden walks with European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen during the EU-US summit in Brussels, Belgium on June 15, 2021. REUTERS / Yves Herman / File Photo BRUSSELS, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – The American Business and Technology Council (TTC) will give Europe more leverage and […]

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Exhibition in Taipei sheds light on “genocide” in Tibet

By Chen Yu-fu / Journalist An exhibition on Tibet opened yesterday in a bookstore in central Taipei, highlighting human rights violations committed by the Chinese Communist Party in the region. The exhibit at To-uat Books in Zhongzheng District (中正) features charcoal sketches by Tung Ching-jung (董靜蓉), representing Tibetan leaders and human rights defenders, including the […]

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‘Chilling’: facial recognition company Clearview AI hits watch groups with subpoenas

David Brody, a lawyer and senior privacy and technology researcher at the Nonprofit Civil Rights Lawyers Committee, said the move could be seen as an attempt to deter groups defense officials and journalists to conduct future investigations. “Using a legal process to try to silence the critics – silence people who are just trying to […]

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India denounces abusive language after UK lawmakers combed riots in Kashmir and Gujarat

Members of the British Parliament of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Kashmir tabled a motion on “Human Rights in Kashmir” for debate in the House of Commons, prompting a strong reaction from India, which has stated that any assertion made in any forum on a subject related to an integral part of the country […]

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The Taliban must be recognized by respecting human rights

How will countries respond to the Taliban’s call for international recognition as the legitimate government of Afghanistan? It depends on whether the Taliban’s actions begin to match their commitments to form an inclusive government, ensuring to prevent foreign militant groups, including al-Qaeda, from using Afghan territory against the United States and their allies, and to […]

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Iranian children are punished for their parents’ religion and beliefs

Tue Sep 21, 2021 Iranian children are punished for their parents’ religion and beliefs IranSource through Hamed Farmand An Iranian-Christian clergyman (right) and a worshiper wearing protective masks pray during a mass New Year’s prayer ceremony in Saint Gregory’s Church amid the outbreak of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19 ) in Tehran on January 1, 2021. […]

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HRW: “Abusive conditions of detention” in Nicaragua

According to new evidence presented by Human Rights Watch, HRW, the situation of political prisoners in Nicaragua is increasingly critical, people of different backgrounds and professions who have been arbitrarily detained by the government and who, according to the report, maintain with restricted communication and in abusive conditions of detention. Apparently, criticizing the Nicaraguan government […]

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Salvadoran president calls himself “dictator” in apparent joke

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele speaks at a press conference in San Salvador, El Salvador, June 6, 2021. REUTERS / Jose Cabezas SAN SALVADOR, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele on Twitter proclaimed himself a “dictator” of the Central American country, in an apparent joke that did little to allay concerns about its concentration […]

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MOFA Welcomes Inclusion of Taiwan in Joint Communication on EU Indo-Pacific Strategy

After more than 200 million infections and more than 4 million deaths, the COVID-19 pandemic has raged across the world. This has created a deeply devastating socio-economic impact on our interconnected world, with virtually no country spared. The pandemic has disrupted global trade, exacerbated poverty, hampered education and compromised gender equality, with middle to low […]

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The evanescent lure of doing business in China

Sep 18, 2021 IIT’S NOTHING again for foreign companies to suffer the upheavals of the Chinese Communist Party. From revolutionary times, Chairman Mao’s victorious troops did not directly confiscate foreign assets as their Bolshevik predecessors did in Russia. Instead, they exhausted them with higher taxes and fines so large that companies ended up giving up […]

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Complaint against DMRC for bad signage concerning transgender people | Latest Delhi News

Transgender activist Dr Aqsa Sheikh has filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) against the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for misrepresenting the transgender community in the DMRC’s new toilets for transgender people. “We argue that DMRC violated section 8 (3) of the law [Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019 ] […]

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Aid to Afghanistan: How to Help and Where to Donate… in the Bay and Beyond | New

Amid the recent turmoil and rapidly deteriorating situation that has developed following the official U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, many here in the Bay have quickly rallied to find tangible ways to help. . The Bay Area, particularly the East Bay, has a unique connection to these events through its role as home to one of […]

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Twitter is testing new security feature to block bad language accounts

Twitter is testing a new feature called Safe Mode that will allow users to temporarily block accounts for seven days, aimed at reducing disruptive interactions. Safe Mode is a feature that temporarily blocks accounts for seven days for using potentially foul language such as slurs or hateful remarks, or for sending repetitive and unsolicited responses […]

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First-generation student reconnects with Serbian roots, advocates for queer migrants

25 August 2021 The Melikian Center Institute of Critical Languages, in its 30th year of offering summer courses in less taught languages, is raising funds to support the future of one of its programs. The institute offers a year of language learning condensed into a few weeks of intensive teaching, providing access to languages ​​not […]

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From Macy’s to Albertsons, facial recognition is already everywhere

Some of the most popular stores in the United States, including Macy’s and Albertsons, use facial recognition on their customers, largely without their knowledge, according to digital rights association Fight the Future. On July 14, Fight for the Future helped launch a nationwide campaign to document which of the nation’s largest retailers are deploying facial […]

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Book review | Routledge’s Handbook on Contemporary Egypt

Edited by Robert Springborg, Amr Adly, Anthony Gorman, Tamir Moustafa, Aisha Saad, Naomi Sakr, Sarah Smierciak This volume of 465 pages is ddivided into six main sections, each with a foreword written by a sub-editor. Each section has four or five chapters all written by other separate authors for a total of twenty-nine. Editor-in-Chief Dr […]

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Building ethical AI products can give businesses a competitive edge

A Ubtech Walker X robot plays Chinese chess during the 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) at the Shanghai World Expo Center on July 8, 2021 in Shanghai, China. VCG | VCG via Getty Images SINGAPORE – Ensuring that AI-based products and services are ethical and trustworthy could become a competitive advantage for businesses, experts […]

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Syracuse University affiliated with award-winning fair working groups

Business and Economy Syracuse University is a long-standing affiliate of the Fair Labor Association, which has been nominated for a Classy Award 2021 to be announced in September. The Classy Awards recognize the world’s most innovative non-profit organizations and social enterprises. The Fair Labor Association is one of the 50 finalists in the Audience Award […]

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Ethiopia war enters humanitarian ceasefire – JURIST – News

The Ethiopian Federal Government ad a ceasefire in Tigray on Friday. The Ethiopian National Defense Force and the Tigray Provisional Administration left the capital of Tigray under the ceasefire, putting eight months of war on hiatus. The Tigray Defense Force, a guerrilla group, did not agree to the government’s ceasefire. Rosemary DiCarlo, UN Under-Secretary-General for […]

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New ‘digital violence’ platform maps dozens of NSO Group spyware victims – TechCrunch

For the first Time, researchers mapped out all known targets, including journalists, activists and human rights defenders, whose phones were hacked by Pegasus, spyware developed by NSO Group. Forensic Architecture, an academic unit at Goldsmiths, University of London that investigates human rights abuses, has gone through dozens of reports from human rights groups, conducted open […]

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Telenor in Norway plans to sell Myanmar unit – report

The Telenor logo can be seen in central Belgrade, Serbia on March 21, 2018. REUTERS / Marko Djurica OSLO, July 1 (Reuters) – Norwegian telecommunications operator Telenor (TEL.OL) is considering the sale of its Myanmar unit, industry publication TMT Finance reported Thursday, and has hired Citi to sell the company, with non-binding offers expected in […]

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House of Commons Republicans oppose Democrat-led China bill

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – Republicans on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs said on Monday they opposed Democrat-led legislation aimed at boosting competitiveness with China and to push Beijing on human rights, meaning the panel will likely push the bill forward this week with only Democratic support. A spokesperson for Representative […]

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Biden bans certain solar panel materials from Chinese company for forced labor

The administration also decided to restrict exports from five Chinese companies due to alleged human rights violations against the Uyghur people in Xinjiang and other ethnic and religious minorities. The move marks an escalation of US pressure on China following allegations of forced labor and human rights violations in China’s western Xinjiang region. The region […]