"Sometimes, when I'm asleep at night, they've sprayed," said Jean Cleophat, a Haitian man who suffers from asthma and has been detained since late 2020.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said her office was compiling its own report into the alleged rights abuses against Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
What the EU Commission wants is a homogeneous European population, without strong ethnic identities and even weaker regional characteristics.
"If we were informed of the truth about North Korea, none of us would have gone," said one victim of a resettlement program for Korean residents of Japan.
We hope and pray that President Joe Biden will make the right decisions and not throw Iraq—especially Assyrians and Yazidis—to the wolves.
Within the Taliban, factions hold views on how the country should be ruled, ranging from moderate to extreme. This could pull the group apart.
The Taliban, the militant group that ruled Afghanistan in the late 1990s, vowed it will "honor and create a peaceful and secure environment" in its new era.
Azra Jafari says the Taliban's promise of maintaining women's rights are "empty words."
The Afghan-born author fears for the Afghan people, "particularly the women and children who suffered the most the last time the Taliban ruled this country."
"All of us have seen the images in real-time: chaos, unrest, uncertainty and fear," United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said.
Defeating ISIS and its ideology will come in part by restoring Yazidis to their homeland, ensuring their safety, security and future.
"The United States is taking action to promote accountability for entities and individuals that have perpetuated the suffering of the Syrian people," Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said.
"For many American corporations it is business as usual when it comes to China," Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) said Tuesday during a hearing of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
"There are some things that rise above specific differences that are the global responsibility of great powers," U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh called the conditions in Xinjiang "reprehensible and illegal" and said any company doing business there should "take heed."
A government white paper released on Wednesday praised the Chinese Communist Party's policies in the region as well as the leadership of its chair, Xi Jinping.
The bipartisan Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act will place the burden of proof on U.S. companies seeking to import goods made in China's Xinjiang region.
Belarusian authorities raided offices and homes of human rights activists and journalists to crackdown on non-governmental organizations accused of fomenting unrest.
A State Department report promised to continue pressing China on its ongoing "genocide" and "crimes against humanity" against Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
Biden is standing by the demonstrations that swept Cuba over the weekend as a historic demand for basic rights in the communist island nation.
"This administration will defend and protect human rights around the world," the report said.
Critics say Hungary's law, which went into effect Thursday, stigmatizes and marginalizes the LGBTQ community.
"The evidence of severe human rights abuses and crimes against the Uyghur people is already overwhelming and indisputable," said the U.K. Foreign Affairs Committee chair.
People in Myanmar "continue peaceful protests despite the massive use of lethal force against them, including heavy weaponry," said the U.N. human rights chief.
France's anti-terrorism prosecutor's office initiated the probe in June based on a complaint filed this year by an exiled Uyghur worker and human rights groups.
We must continue to stand in solidarity with women in Turkey as they face difficult days ahead.
In a statement given to Newsweek, a Fox News representative acknowledged the settlement by saying, "We are pleased to reach an amicable resolution of this legacy matter."