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China targets intellectuals in bid to eradicate Uyghur culture

Kamaltürk Yalqun is searching for his father, a leading Uyghur intellectual and scholar who disappeared in China's crackdown against ethnic minorities.
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China’s woman shortage creates an international problem

China's ratio of marriage-age men to women stands at almost 3 to 1, bidding up bride prices and fueling prostitution in neighboring countries.
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Nations urge China to end human rights abuses

The Chinese Communist Party is one of the worst human rights abusers in the world. Learn more about how Beijing represses its people.
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Pompeo: Religious freedom is ‘a universal human right’

The International Religious Freedom Report assesses religious freedom around the world. The state of religious freedom is dire, says Ambassador Brownback.
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Venezuela’s National Assembly under siege

The illegitimate regime of Nicolás Maduro is harassing its opponents who have been elected to serve in the only democratic institution left in Venezuela.
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Do you know these three female civil rights heroes?

Meet three women whose dedication and skill put them on the front lines of the fight for civil rights for African Americans.
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The plight of Venezuelan children [video]

Due to the corruption and mismanagement of Maduro and his cronies, the children of Venezuela have suffered and starved over the past several years.
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Obama opens a door for transgender students

The Obama administration has issued guidance to schools across America to create an environment where transgender students can feel comfortable.
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Truckers, flight attendants catch human traffickers on the move

People working in the transportation industry have a unique opportunity to report human trafficking as it happens. Now they're being trained to do that.