Despite his trial on Monday in Hong Kong, Benny Tai was kind enough to answer some questions written by DC Founder and Editor-in-Chief Adrian Tawfik to help inform our readers about what lies ahead.
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The Pakistan government is failing to educate a huge proportion of the country’s girls, nonprofit Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Benny Tai was among the trio who originally proposed what became known as the “Umbrella Movement” in 2013 under the Occupy Central banner.
Brookings Institute on November 6, 2018 hosted an event in which a three member panel each brought to light what they thought of Khan’s achievements in 100 days.
President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to dissolve parliament, worsening an already major political crisis, has drawn criticism from Western powers.
Financial Times editor refused entry to Hong Kong weeks after he was denied work visa because he hosted a talk at Hong Kong Foreign Correspondent’s Club.
Philippines former first lady Imelda Marcos will have to appeal a corruption case in court to avoid jail and her seat in congress.
Tibetan exiles say this is the 153rd instance of self-immolation since 2009. Most of the people who have set themselves on fire have died.
Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: “gait recognition” software that uses people’s body shapes identify them.
A human rights report on Facebook’s presence in Myanmar says it has not done enough to prevent its social network from being used to incite violence.