Activist Joshua Wong sentenced to prison
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Democracy activist Joshua Wong has been jailed for the third time in Hong Kong. His colleagues are also punished. Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong
Amnesty International – Egypt: Criticism of "horrific series of executions"
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Amnesty International – Egypt: Criticism of “appalling series of executions”
Government crisis in Israel – Parliament votes for self-dissolution
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Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz were bitter rivals in the election campaign. Even in the joint government, they cannot abandon this. The country plunges
UN must support 235 million people – but with what?
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The corona pandemic is ruining many successes in the fight against poverty. The number of those in need is increasing by tens of millions worldwide, but
France’s ex-president does not admit “atrocities”
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For the first time, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy testified against him in the ongoing trial. Among other things, he is accused of bribery.
Climate change: children sue European countries
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Six children are suing 33 countries, including Germany. They raise serious allegations about how states are dealing with climate change.
Russia accuses Germany of “megaphone diplomacy” in the Navalny case
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In the case of Alexei Navalny there is no peace. In a statement Russia accuses Germany of a “massive disinformation campaign”
Four police officers charged with violence against blacks in Paris
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Four police officers attacked a man in Paris. Apparently for no reason, as the images from a surveillance camera show. Now the officials have to answer in court.
Pope Francis appoints 13 new cardinals from around the world
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Pope Francis has appointed 13 new cardinals. The ceremony had to be completely different than before. The reason for this is the corona pandemic.
Resistance to police law in France: protests escalate in Paris
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A law in France aims to restrict video recordings of police operations. Then again cases of brutal police violence are exposed through videos.