The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has taken a crucial step this week that may lead to an official investigation into the thousands of killings linked to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody, yearslong war on drugs.
A last-minute deal between brands, retailers and unions to extend negotiations for three more months will keep from lapsing an agreement aimed at protecting garment workers’ safety in Bangladesh. It was originally set to expire on May 31.
Penpa Tsering, the new president-elect of the Central Tibetan Administration, said his first priority is to build trust. The election comes at a critical time for the Tibetan diaspora, as China tightens its grip on the region.
New Zealand has joined other countries in calling out China for its mistreatment of Uyghurs, but falls short of calling it "genocide." Critics say the condemnation has been "watered down" to protect China as an essential trade partner.
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