Tag : War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

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Biden Repeals Trump’s Sanctions on Human Rights Prosecutors

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In June, Mr. Trump signed an executive order authorizing sanctions on any personnel at the International Criminal Court who were investigating “allied personnel without that...
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U.S. Joins Allies to Punish Chinese Officials for Human Rights Abuses

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WASHINGTON — The United States placed sanctions on top Chinese officials on Monday, as part of a multinational effort to punish Beijing for human rights...
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Biden Imposes Sanctions on Generals Who Engineered Myanmar Coup

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WASHINGTON — President Biden announced on Wednesday that he was imposing sanctions that would prevent the generals who engineered a coup in Myanmar from gaining...
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Blinken Takes Over at State Dept. With a Review of Trump’s Policies

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WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Antony J. Blinken as the nation’s 71st secretary of state, installing President Biden’s longtime adviser with a mission...
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Trump’s Last-Minute Moves Against China Complicate Biden’s Agenda

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The Trump administration cast its barrage of moves against Beijing, in its waning days, as necessary to stand up to China’s authoritarian leadership. Among its...
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U.S. Says China’s Repression of Uighurs Is ‘Genocide’

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Tensions sharply worsened from 2009, when Uighurs taking part in ethnic riots killed about 200 Han in Urumqi, the regional capital, after earlier tensions and...
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U.S. to Declare Yemen’s Houthis a Terrorist Group, Raising Fears of Fueling a Famine

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WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will designate the Houthi rebels in Yemen as a foreign terrorist organization, four U.S. officials familiar with the...
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For a Defeated President, Pardons as an Expression of Grievance

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The elder Mr. Kushner set up his brother-in-law, who was cooperating with the investigation, by hiring a prostitute to seduce him and then sending a...