U.S. Adds Sanctions Over Internment of Muslims in China
The Treasury Department imposed sanctions on a powerful government entity that runs companies and farms in the Xinjiang region, where officials carry out the mass internment of Muslims.
By Ana Swanson and Edward Wong
China Uses Quarantines as Cover to Detain Dissidents, Activists Say
Critics of the government said they were held in rooms with barred windows and denied permission to contact their families, all in the name of public health.
By Sui-Lee Wee
The Dictator Who Waged War on Darfur Is Gone, but the Killing Goes On
The ouster of Sudan’s longtime ruler last year stoked hopes for peace in brutalized Darfur. But violence has surged amid fresh accusations against Sudan’s security forces.
By Declan Walsh
Report: N.B.A.’s Academies in China Abused Athletes
The report said athletes were struck by coaches, housed in crowded conditions and not given schooling as promised.
By Sopan Deb
U.N. Panel Takes Aim at Heavy-Handed Police Tactics at Protests
The comments by the United Nations Human Rights Committee come as the Trump administration faces growing criticism for deploying federal agents to confront Black Lives Matter protesters.
By Nick Cumming-Bruce
Pentagon Admits to Civilian Casualties in Somalia for a Third Time
Africa Command’s admission of the death comes in the wake of its slow move toward better accountability after years of criticism from human rights groups and lawmakers.
By Thomas Gibbons-Neff
A Close Look at a Fashion Supply Chain Is Not Pretty
A new report on factories in Malaysia that create products for Brooks Brothers, Levi’s, LL Bean and others examines the high prices workers pay for their jobs.
By Elizabeth Paton
British-Australian Academic Jailed in Iran Is Moved to Remote Prison
Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who has denied charges of espionage, is now in a facility where many have been infected with the coronavirus, rights activists say.
By Elian Peltier
The Chinese Town That Became the Self-Immolation Capital of the World
In “Eat the Buddha,” Barbara Demick tells the story of Tibetan resistance to Chinese rule through the stories of the people who have seen it up close.
By Anne Fadiman
Kyrgyzstan Rights Activist Azimzhan Askarov Dies at 69
The human rights advocate, who was serving a life sentence on charges related to 2010 ethnic violence widely criticized as trumped-up, died in a prison clinic.
By The Associated Press
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