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Human Rights

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  • Western U.N. envoys blast Russian 'fantasy narrative' on Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Western ambassadors on the U.N. Security Council demanded an end to what they said was Russia's false propaganda and "fantasy narrative" on the escalating crisis in Ukraine, warning that such distortions could inflame the...
  • Saudi authorities detain activist after court appearance: wife

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A prominent Saudi rights lawyer and activist, Waleed Abu al-Khair, has been detained incommunicado by authorities after appearing in court in Riyadh on sedition charges, his wife said on Wednesday. His wife Samar Badawi said Abu al-...
  • China's Xi purging corrupt officials to put own men in place: sources

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to use a purge of senior officials suspected of corruption to put his own men and reform-minded bureaucrats into key positions across the Communist Party, the government and the military, sources...
  • Afghan women stand to be counted as West begins to disengage

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Framed by her blue shawl, the solemn, bespectacled face of Serena Faizi peers out from an election campaign poster at a Kandahar city roundabout, while Afghanistan approaches its own crossroads as Western troops prepare...
  • Coming together for peace

    Coming together for peace
    Forty-three years ago, John Lennon penned a lyric that has become a staple on the radio and countless bumper stickers and T-shirts: "Imagine all the people living life in peace." This Friday, Golden West College will host its 2014 Peace Conference,...
  • Syrian opposition accuses Assad's forces of new poison gas attack

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Opposition activists accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of a new poison gas attack in the Syrian capital on Wednesday, posting footage of four men being treated by medics. They said the chemical attack, the fourth the...
  • 'Super tax' on African remittances hurts development: thinktank

    LONDON, April 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Africans face the highest remittance fees globally, regularly paying a "super tax" to send money home at a cost that hurts families and holds back development in the world's poorest continent, a thinktank...
  • China shadow looms large over bid to scrap Tiananmen crackdown museum in Hong Kong

    China shadow looms large over bid to scrap Tiananmen crackdown museum in Hong Kong
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A planned museum dedicated to the brutal crackdown on China's Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests has run into a legal challenge in Hong Kong that some say is motivated by pro-China interests ahead of the 25th anniversary of...
  • Green Glamour

    Giving back to the earth can make you look as good as you feel. Here some important products and ways to make a difference in our world that will warm your heart, not the planet. Aveda: Since 1999, Aveda salons have raised more than $32 million for...
  • Kansas City shooting suspect could face death penalty

    Kansas City shooting suspect could face death penalty
    The suspect in the killing of three people at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City over the weekend could face the death penalty on state murder charges filed Tuesday, prosecutors said. Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, who also goes by the name Glenn Miller,...
  • White supremacist charged with murder in Kansas shootings

    OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (Reuters) - The suspect in the killing of three people at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City over the weekend could face the death penalty on state murder charges filed Tuesday, prosecutors said. Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, who...