Prince Andrew’s Epstein interview roundly panned

The queen's second son sat through nearly an hour of questioning about his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein in a BBC interview that royal watchers described as ill-judged and excruciating.

Uighurs and their supporters decry Chinese ‘concentration camps,’ ‘genocide’ after documents leaked

Government documents leaked to the New York Times revealed Chinese plans to detain millions of ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region.
The remote Yamalo-Nenets region of northern Russia is home to a number of ethnic groups. (Sergei Gapon/AFP/Getty Images)
The remote Yamalo-Nenets region of northern Russia is home to a number of ethnic groups. (Sergei Gapon/AFP/Getty Images)

This Russian group spoke up for native people in the Far North. It was closed over a paperwork error.

Independent voices are being quashed all over Russia through court rulings, threats — and now document glitches.
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