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Pompeo meets with a Chinese colleague in Hawaii to talk about trade, Hong Kong, and human rights

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with his Chinese counterpart in Hawaii on Wednesday, when relations between the two nations fell to their lowest level in ten years, from Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic to Hong Kong’s autonomy. The meeting of Pompeo and Yang Jiechi started informally at dinner on Tuesday and continued on Wednesday at the Pearl Harbor-Hickam …

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Men die more from coronavirus. But the ban will violate women and their rights

From an increase in domestic violence to restricted access to family planning services to disproportionate economic effects, the outbreak blocking measures violate women and their fundamental rights far more than men. Previous Ebola and Zika epidemics have caused significant setbacks for women and girls in the regions most affected by the outbreaks – and experts and activists are warning that …

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The adult website offers $ 15 million for Superdome naming rights

The downtown New Orleans Mercedes-Benz Superdome will soon have a new name in 2021, and an adult website announced that it would like to be considered a sponsor of naming rights. In an email to media across Louisiana, Max Bennett, the news director of the adult website, StripChat, writes: “We believe New Orleans is the party capital of the United …

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The applicant “Roe v. Wade” said that she was paid to support the movement against abortion rights

Norma McCorvey – also known as “Jane Roe” by Roe v. calfThe pioneering Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States said before her death that she was paid by anti-abortion right groups to be later against abortion. McCorvey made the stunning unveiling in the upcoming documentary “AKA Jane Roe”, which is slated to premiere on FX on …

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The case of the Florida Voting Rights Criminal is scheduled to go to trial on Monday

At the heart of the case is a Florida law passed by the Republican legislature that requires convicted offenders to pay all of their legal financial obligations before voting. Criminal offenders in Florida restored their voting rights with a constitutional amendment passed in November 2018. Amendment 4, which allowed sentenced offenders who meet “all penal conditions” to vote, was passed …

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United Nations Guterres: During the corona virus, “people – and their rights – must be in the foreground”.

Receive the latest news about coronavirus and more in your inbox every day. Login here. The coronavirus pandemic is “a human crisis that is rapidly developing into a human rights crisis,” said United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday. The world’s best diplomat said in a video message that the provision of public services to combat COVID-19 is discriminated against …

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The Workers Rights Group states that over half of Amazon’s US warehouses have experienced a coronavirus infection

A new report on working conditions at Amazon shows that there have been COVID-19 cases in more than half of the company’s warehouses in the US, and predicts that the disease will spread exponentially among workers in the coming weeks. The report was produced by the labor rights groups Athena Coalition and Hedge Clippers, who use data from state health …

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The Workers Rights Group states that over half of Amazon’s US warehouses have experienced a coronavirus infection

A new report on working conditions at Amazon shows that there have been COVID-19 cases in more than half of the company’s warehouses in the US, and predicts that the disease will spread exponentially among workers in the coming weeks. The report was prepared by the labor rights groups Athena Coalition and Hedge Clippers using data from state health agencies …

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Joseph Lowery, civil rights activist and MLK advisor, dies at the age of 98

98-year-old Lowery died at home in Atlanta on Friday, surrounded by family members, a statement said. He died of natural causes that had nothing to do with the outbreak of the coronavirus. “Tonight, the great Reverend Joseph E. Lowery passed from earth to eternity,” said the King Center in Atlanta remembered Lowery in a Friday night tweet. “He was a …

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