Author: Grace Cornish

Top UN And Philippines’ Officials In A Heated War Of Words Over Claims That Duterte Should Undergo ‘Psychiatric Evaluation’

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed his concerns over the Philippine government’s treatment of UN human rights investigators, and has suggested that President Duterte should “submit himself to some sort of psychiatric evaluation.” This comes after the Philippine government included special rapporteur on indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz,

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Pro-Democracy Groups Take To The Street In Hong Kong After Government Disqualifies Activist From Legislative Elections

On January 28th, thousands of emboldened pro-democracy advocates participated in widespread protests in Hong Kong amid the government’s decision to bar prominent activist Agnes Chow from running in the upcoming March legislative elections. This move comes from growing concern over Beijing’s apparent attempt to erode Hong Kong’s highly-valued autonomy. Had

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