Australian regulators have ruled out prosecuting TikTok over an apparent suicide video under tough new laws prohibiting some forms of violent online images, but the prime minister urged social media companies on Wednesday to take more responsibility for offensive content.
More than 100 British lawmakers have signed a letter to the Chinese ambassador condemning what they described as 'a systematic and calculated programme of ethnic cleansing against the Uighur people' in China's far western Xinjiang region.
New limits on social gatherings in England to six people are set to stay in place for the 'foreseeable future,' potentially until or even through Christmas, British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Wednesday.
More than 300 civil society groups including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the International Service for Human Rights are urging the United Nations to set up an international watchdog to address human rights violations by the Chinese government.
Belarusian authorities on Wednesday detained one of the last leading members of an opposition council who remained free, moving methodically to end a month of protests against authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko.
A key negotiator trying to cobble a coalition government together has tested positive for COVID-19, dampening hopes that one of Belgium’s longest political impasses could be broken soon, co-negotiator Conner Rousseau said Wednesday.
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