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Syrian government forces are waging a systematic campaign of enforced disappearances to terrorize the population, amounting to a crime against humanity, a U.N.-mandated probe said Thursday. “Enforced disappearances are perpetrated as part of a widespread campaign of terror against the civilian population,” the Independent ...
Chinese authorities are ramping up prosecutions of rights activists during the year-end holidays, apparently hoping the West will be paying less attention to its wide-ranging crackdown on dissent, which has drawn international criticism all year. In recent days, prosecutors and courts in various localities ...
Japan has reached peak donut. In a year of otherwise promising trends in the B-kyū gourmet (B-grade cuisine) scene, Japanese diners saved their heartiest appetite for Western-style breakfast. The onslaught of U.S. franchises specializing in pancakes, French toast and eggs Benedict continued apace, with ...