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Hong Kong man jailed for 9 years for breaking national security law

HONG KONG, July 30 — The first person convicted under Hong Kong’s national security law was jailed for nine years…

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Thai media restrictions raise freedom of expression concerns

Thailand implemented have new regulations that appear to broaden the government’s ability to restrict media reports and social media posts…

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UK journalist sued by Russian billionaire over Putin book

A British journalist and her publisher are fighting a defamation claim from billionaire Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich over…

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Designer who won’t make same-sex wedding websites loses case

A U.S. appeals court has ruled against a web designer who didn’t want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples…

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Thousands protest lockdown in Sydney, several arrested

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Sydney and other Australian cities to protest lockdown restrictions amid another…

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Watchdog: 2 Trump EPA appointees defrauded agency of $130K

WASHINGTON — Two high-ranking Trump political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency engaged in fraudulent payroll activities — including payments…

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Trump files class action lawsuits against tech giants

Trump files class action lawsuits against tech giants – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Former President Trump is suing Google,…

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Europe

French court convicts 11 for harassing teen over anti-Islam videos

Issued on: 07/07/2021 – 12:12 A French court on Wednesday handed down suspended prison sentences of between four to six months…

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Press watchdog puts Hungarian PM Orban on ‘predators’ list

Press freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders has put Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on its list of “predators.” ByThe Associated…

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Europe

Spain violated free speech rights of ETA politician, court rules

Spain violated the free speech rights of a Basque independence politician, a European court has ruled. Tasio Erkizia Almandoz had…

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