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UK sanctions Russians, Saudis under new Magnitsky powers LONDON (AP) Britain on Monday announced economic sanctions against individuals and organizations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea under new U.K. powers to punish human-rights offenders.
Lufkin Daily News | Jul 6, 2020 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
Dominic Raab announces UK sanctions against human rights abusers video Dominic Raab has unveiled long-awaited UK government sanctions against human rights abusers in Saudi Arabia, Russia, Myanmar and North Korea. The measures, announced by the foreign secretary on Monday, include asset freezes and travel bans and represent t
The Guardian | Jul 6, 2020 3:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Could Facebook Help To Establish The Burmese Governments Intent To Commit Genocide Against The Rohingya Muslims? On June 8, 2020, The Gambia filed an application for discovery with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The application asks the Court to compel Facebook to provide information related to the personal Facebook accounts of Myanmar officia
Forbes.com | Jul 6, 2020 07:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Srebrenica 25 years on: how the world lost its appetite to fight war crimes Ratko Mladi was brought to justice but wheres the desire to investigate mass killings in Syria, Yemen and Myanmar? Ratko Mladi, the Bosnian Serb general convicted of ordering the execution of 8,000 men and boys from Srebrenica, will spend this weeks 25th
The Guardian | Jul 5, 2020 07:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Myanmar leader blames joblessness for deadly mining tragedy HPAKANT, Myanmar (AP) Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed sadness Friday over a landslide at a jade mining site in the countrys north that took at least 172 lives, blaming the tragedy on joblessness.
Lufkin Daily News | Jul 3, 2020 11:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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More bodies found at Myanmar jade mine disaster Rescuers Friday pulled several bodies from the scene of a landslide which killed over 160 jade miners in northern Myanmar, many of them migrant workers seeking their fortune in treacherous open-cast mines near the China border. The disaster -- the worst i
Yahoo! News | Jul 3, 2020 09:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Death toll rises above 160 in Myanmar jade mine collapse A heap of mining waste collapsed into a lake on Thursday and buried many workers under mud and water. About US$80,000 had been donated by the regional government, industry body Myanmar Gems and Jewelry Entrepreneurs Association, and one mining company. Th
Yahoo! News | Jul 3, 2020 05:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Landslide At Myanmar Jade Mine Kills At Least 162 The death toll makes the disaster the worst known in the jade mining industry, surpassing an accident in 2015 that killed 113 people.
NPR.org | Jul 3, 2020 12:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At Least 162 Dead in Landslide at Myanmar Jade Mine More than 160 people were killed and more are still missing in a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar. The country's fire department saidThursday the miners "were smothered by a wave of mud" in the ensuing landslide after a heavy rainstorm
Yahoo! News | Jul 2, 2020 10:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Over 100 killed in Myanmar landslide, others believed trapped Over 100 people are dead and others remain missing following a landslide Thursday in northern Myanmar. At least 162 bodies were recovered by 7:15 p.m. local time following the landslide, which occurred Thursday morning at a jade mine in Hpakant, located i
Yahoo! News | Jul 2, 2020 9:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend