“Stop using human rights to justify meddling in China’s affairs”

UN Human Rights Council meets in Geneva / People’s Vision UN Human Rights Council meets in Geneva / People’s Vision Human rights should not be used as a pretext to attack China, a group of 65 countries told the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The group of countries, which was not named in the statement, said criticizing China’s actions …

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UVU President Tuminez expresses himself on the search for his “interfaith”

President Astrid S. Tuminez is giving her talk titled “Finding My Faith: A Journey to Discover the ‘Righteous, Charming, Good Value and Praiseworthy’” for BYU’s second annual Richard L. Evans Memorial Lecture. (Sakina Steflik) UVU President Astrid S. Tuminez shared her journey to faith in all its forms at a conference Thursday night, recounting scenes ranging from worshipers in Bali …

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American Indians protest outside the White House against Modi’s visit | Islamophobia News

Washington DC – Dozens of American Indians gathered in Lafayette Square, the park in front of the White House, to protest Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States. Chanting slogans and waving placards stating “Save India from Fascism,” protesters on Thursday blasted Modi for human rights abuses, persecution of Muslims and other minorities, new agricultural laws and …

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Facebook ordered to post anti-Rohingya messages over genocide case

Published on: 09/24/2021 – 02:16 Washington (AFP) A US judge ordered Facebook to post the deleted messages from the social network because of their role in the government-backed incitement to violence against the Rohingya people in Myanmar. In his ruling on Wednesday, Washington DC District Court Judge Zia Faruqui criticized the company for refusing to provide the documents to countries …

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Live and learn through the Duxbury Seniors Center Curriculum

“That ‘back to school’ vibe is strong here,” media manager Brooke McDonough said ahead of the fall term this month. Although the program is administered by the city’s senior center, its course offerings are open to anyone, from all communities and of all ages. “We love to see friends and neighbors reconnect and new friendships forged through these classes,” said …

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Have you ever seen Chichén Itzá? Meet its former sister city of Mayapán

Mayapán, considered the last important capital of the ancient Mayans, is ideal for visitors who prefer less crowded archaeological areas. Mayapán is believed to mean “Banner of the Mayans” or “Flag of the Mayas”. The site, about 40 kilometers from Mérida, Yucatán, in the municipality of Tecoh, was inhabited between 300 BC and 600 AD, but the walled city is …

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Tibetans fear ‘Chinese style’ houses in Qinghai earthquake reconstruction – Radio Free Asia

Survivors of an earthquake earlier this year in a Tibetan-populated county in northwest China’s Qinghai say they fear homes and monasteries demolished in the quake will be rebuilt by authorities in Chinese style, destroying their traditional Tibetan appearance, sources said. The 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Matoe County (Chinese, Maduo) in Qinghai on May 22, killing at least 20 people and …

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