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World - International
6/13/2022 2:53:05 PM
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his top deputies have pushed for a crackdown on officials who abuse their power and commit other ``unsound and non-revolutionary acts,`` state media reported Monday, as Kim seeks greater internal unity to overcome a COVID-19 outbreak and economic difficulties.

World - Region
6/8/2022 5:22:52 PM
Talks aiming at ending Sudan's ongoing political deadlock began Wednesday, the United Nations said, although the country's main pro-democracy alliance is boycotting them over a continued police crackdown on those protesting last October's military take over.

World - International
6/4/2022 10:27:05 AM
Dozens of police officers patrolled Hong Kong's Victoria Park on Saturday after authorities for a third consecutive year banned public commemoration of the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989.

World - Africa
5/29/2022 1:06:51 PM
The UN envoy for Sudan on Sunday decried the killing of two people in a violent crackdown against pro-democracy protesters who once again took to the streets of the capital to denounce an October military takeover .

Business - Tech
5/26/2022 3:17:43 PM
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its profit fell 59 percent in the last fiscal year, joining other tech firms that reported lacklustre results while grappling with Covid-19 restrictions and a sector crackdown.

World - International
5/8/2022 2:29:29 PM
John Lee, a hard-line security chief who oversaw a crackdown on Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, was elected as the city's next leader on Sunday in a vote cast by a largely pro-Beijing committee.

World - Region
3/29/2022 3:12:29 PM
Israeli security services raided the homes of at least 12 Arab citizens and arrested two suspected of having ties to the Islamic State group in a crackdown sparked by recent deadly attacks, authorities said Tuesday.

World - International
3/28/2022 1:55:40 PM
The Taliban have ordered airlines in Afghanistan to stop women from flying unless accompanied by a male relative, in the latest crackdown on basic human rights by the country's new rulers since seizing power.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
3/20/2022 8:40:48 PM
A total of 6,511 buildings have been demolished on 1.1 million square metres nationwide in two weeks during the ongoing campaign to remove encroachments on state-owned properties and agricultural lands, announced Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy in a statement on Sunday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/13/2022 7:57:02 PM
Tens of thousands of people rallied Sunday in cities across Europe to protest against Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine, with small vigils taking place in Russia as well despite a crackdown by authorities against such demonstrations.

World - International
3/6/2022 10:08:42 PM
TikTok said Sunday that users won't be able to post new videos in Russia in response to the government's crackdown on social media.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/3/2022 10:45:21 PM
Russia's top independent radio station was closed Thursday and a leading independent TV station has suspended its operations as Russian authorities moved forcefully to stifle criticism of the country's invasion of Ukraine.

World - Region
2/20/2022 10:33:31 PM
A Sudanese man was shot dead Sunday as security forces cracked down on rallies against last year's military takeover, medics said, as a UN rights expert arrived in the country.

World - International
2/17/2022 10:05:03 PM
Hundreds of truckers clogging the streets of Ottawa in a protest against the country's COVID-19 restrictions braced for a possible police crackdown Thursday, nearly three weeks into the siege that has shaken Canada's reputation for civility and rule-following.

World - International
2/13/2022 9:34:51 PM
Police moved in to clear and arrest the remaining protesters near the busiest U.S.-Canadian border crossing on Sunday, ending a demonstration against COVID-19 restrictions that has hurt the economy of both nations even as they held back from a crackdown on a larger protest in the capital, Ottawa.

World - International
1/25/2022 7:21:11 PM
Russia on Tuesday added jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and a number of his allies to a list of "terrorists and extremists", as authorities further clamp down on the opposition.

World - International
1/17/2022 2:43:05 PM
The Kremlin's most prominent critic Alexei Navalny said Monday he did not regret returning to Russia a year ago, despite his jailing and a historic crackdown on the opposition.

World - Region
1/3/2022 4:54:54 PM
After civilian Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resigned following another deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, we look at developments in Sudan since the October military takeover which disrupted a transition to civilian rule in the wake of autocrat Omar al-Bashir's overthrow in 2019.

World - International
12/29/2021 11:00:47 AM
Hong Kong police raided the office of an online pro-democracy news outlet on Wednesday after arresting six people for conspiracy to publish a seditious publication, the latest moves in a crackdown on dissent in the city.

World - Region
12/25/2021 7:36:33 PM
A Russian organization that tracks political arrests and provides legal aid to detainees said Saturday that government regulators blocked its website, the latest move in a months-long crackdown on independent media and human rights organizations.

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