U.S. sanctions highest ranking Chinese official yet over Uighur rights

Asia Pacific Jul 10, 2020

U.S. sanctions highest ranking Chinese official yet over Uighur rights

The U.S. on Thursday imposed sanctions on the highest ranking Chinese official yet targeted over alleged human rights abuses against the Uighur Muslim minority, a move likely to further ratchet up tensions between Washington and Beijing. Washington blacklisted Xinjiang region's Communist Party Secretary Chen Quanguo, ...

Monuments and statues are falling. But what comes next?

World / Politics Jul 8, 2020

Monuments and statues are falling. But what comes next?

The dusty town of Tierra Amarilla perches in the shadows of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Here, five decades ago, this poor northern New Mexico community saw one of the most violent clashes in civil rights history when armed Mexican American ranchers raided a ...