Day: February 26, 2021

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State Department Says Russian Imprisonment Of Jehovah’s Witnesses Is ‘Particularly Cruel’State Department Says Russian Imprisonment Of Jehovah’s Witnesses Is ‘Particularly Cruel’

February 25, 2021 7:55 PM ET The State Department criticized the Russian government over the sentencing of a 69-year-old woman and her son for being Jehovah’s Witnesses, calling the action “particularly cruel.” Valentina Baranovskaya, who is recovering from a stroke, was sentenced to a two-year term in a penal colony, according to a Thursday press […]

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Woman Who Faked Pregnancy After One-Night Stand Sentenced To Community Service After Pleading Guilty To ‘Causing Fear And Alarm’Woman Who Faked Pregnancy After One-Night Stand Sentenced To Community Service After Pleading Guilty To ‘Causing Fear And Alarm’

A Scotland woman who faked a pregnancy following a one-night stand has been sentenced to community service after she pled guilty to “causing fear and alarm.” Sheriff Lindsay Foulis sentenced Jaclyn McGowan, 36, of Perth and Kinross, to 150 hours of community service. McGowan claimed in the summer of 2019 to have gotten pregnant and […]

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Russian Opposition Leader Allegedly Sent To Russian Prison CampRussian Opposition Leader Allegedly Sent To Russian Prison Camp

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has allegedly been moved from his Moscow jail to an undisclosed detention center outside the city believed to be a prison camp, his lawyer claimed Thursday. Vadim Kobzev, one of his lawyers, tweeted that Navalny had been transferred from a correctional facility in Moscow operated by the Federal Penitentiary Service […]

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The Netherlands Declares China’s Treatment Of Uighurs A GenocideThe Netherlands Declares China’s Treatment Of Uighurs A Genocide

February 25, 2021 3:37 PM ET The Dutch parliament passed a non-binding motion Thursday declaring China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims to be a genocide. The Netherlands is now the first European nation to have its legislature designate the Chinese treatment of Uighurs as a genocide, according to Reuters. It became the third country to do […]

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