China fires back after US calls it home to worst human rights crises

U.S. 07/20/19, 16:26

China used to express its anger whenever the United States would mention its religious crackdown, and this time was no exception. U.S. officials labeled it “home to one of the worst human rights crises” in modern history. the U.S. Department of State held the Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom in ...

When meditating is called a crime

U.S. 07/19/19, 16:29

We celebrate anniversaries of positive things, such as man walking on the moon 50 years ago. But for the anniversary of something negative, what should we do? And what if that negative thing continues today? Twenty years ago, on July 20, 1999, the authorities began detaining, torturing, and sometimes killing people in ...

Pompeo launches advisory panel to evaluate human rights

U.S. 07/08/19, 19:20

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday officially launched an advisory panel to re-evaluate the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy. Pompeo said, “Every once in a while we need to step back and reflect seriously on where we are, where we've been and whether we're headed in ...

Vietnam, EU snub US on trade

Business 05/20/19, 00:20

Deal is significant not only because it facilitates exports, but also as it lays out commitments on human rights, labor unions, and environmental protection

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