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Iranians massacred in Mahshahr

Iran's regime has killed hundreds of people in a crackdown on nationwide protests and detained many more in prisons known for human rights violations.
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When authoritarian governments misuse tech

As Chinese telecom firms plan to introduce 5G technology around the world, what will happen when this tech falls into despotic hands?
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Huang Qi: The activist who reported human rights violations

Find out why human rights activist and journalist Huang Qi will spend the next 12 years in a Chinese prison and why the U.S. objects.
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Beijing’s attack on Uighurs isn’t counterterrorism

The Chinese government claims its oppression of Muslims is counterterrorism. But the evidence shows that they are cracking down on religious minorities.
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U.S. defends South American democracies with ‘realism and restraint’

The United States is seeking to protect free expression of democratic values in the hemisphere through policies that blend "realism and restraint."
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In China, your faith can lead to an internment camp [video]

The Chinese government has put more than 1 million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in camps. Find out how little it takes to be detained.
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Iranian regime’s ghoulish death tax

Iran's regime is billing the families of murdered protesters for their loved ones’ bodies, human rights observers are reporting.

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Beijing could use 5G to further repress citizens

5G technology will have many benefits, but Beijing may use data to track and oppress people around the world, a U.S. government official says.