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Changing identities.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 6/18/2022, Vol. 443 Issue 9301, Special Section p6-8. 3p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the history of Latin America. It mentions the cause of human rights was central to the establishment of democracy. It has since expanded to include socio-economic rights and climate change mitigation efforts. It also informs that...

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The urge to protect.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 10/9/2021, Vol. 441 Issue 9266, p96-98. 3p.

Abstract:The article discusses how trade restrictions are being used as a tool to protect human rights. It mentions that reciprocal trade deals have increasingly included labour-related provisions on collective bargaining rights, forced labour, child labour and...

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Nothing to see here.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 5/21/2022, Vol. 443 Issue 9297, p39-40. 2p.

Abstract:The article informs that Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Xinjiang, China. It mentions many of the camps where some tm Uyghurs and other minorities were re-educated in 2017-2019 have been dismantled, som...

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Took you long enough.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 9/3/2022, Vol. 444 Issue 9311, p37-37. 1/2p.

Abstract:The article reports on an assessment released by the United Nations's human-rights office of China's treatment of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang. It mentions the report criticised China's anti-terrorism laws, which have led to the arbitrary deprivation of lib...

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No time to give up.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 1/2/2021, Vol. 438 Issue 9226, p44-46. 3p.

Abstract:The article focuses on laws to punish human-rights abusers are growing teeth and Syria's dictator Bashar al-Assad, set about crushing the initially peaceful demonstrations that shook of his regime as the Arab spring took off. It mentions European Centr...

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Torturers on trial.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 1/22/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9280, p41-42. 2p.

Abstract:The article reports on the strategy by victims of human rights abuses to file their cases in foreign countries to boost their chances of achieving justice. It cites the life sentence meted by a German court against former Syrian intelligence officer An...

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Decoding Xi.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 1/1/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9277, p34-35. 2p.

Abstract:The article informs on the presidential tenure of China's President Xi Jinping. It mentions human-rights abuses in Xinjiang known as the Uyghur Tribunal, and China's establishment in Xinjiang of a network of "vocational education training" centres in w...

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Bagehot: Brexit: the sequel.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 3/12/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9287, p49-49. 1p.

Abstract:The article informs that after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Great Britain called for speedy sanctions against those of them who were close to President Vladimir Putin. It mentions lawyers delaying sanctions provided the perfect ammunition for a govern...

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Geneva discords.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 1/8/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9278, p37-37. 3/4p.

Abstract:The article reports on the possible move by the U.S. to confront China over human rights violations at the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council. Also cited are the return of the U.S. as council member under President Joe Biden, the plan by the U.S....

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Banyan: Put down your truncheons.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 1/29/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9281, p31-31. 2/3p.

Abstract:The article highlights the effectiveness of the U.S. sanctions on Bangladesh in improving respect for human rights. The administration of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed is known for removing Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) supporters and promoti...

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