Russian Court Shuts Down Country’s Oldest and Most Prominent Human Rights Organization in Continued Crackdown on Rights Activists


In the latest move in a relentless crackdown on rights activists, independent media and opposition supporters, Russia’s highest court on Tuesday shut down one of the country’s oldest and most prominent human rights organizations . The Supreme Court’s ruling to close Memorial, an international human rights group that drew international […]

Nicaragua Takes over Former Taiwan Embassy


The Nicaraguan government has seized the former embassy and diplomatic offices of Taiwan, saying they belong to China.President Daniel Ortega’s government broke off relations with Taiwan this month, saying it would insist only on the mainland government. Before departing, Taiwanese diplomats attempted to donate the properties to the Roman Catholic […]

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