Disney faces more ‘Mulan’ backlash after film thanks Xinjiang government agencies in credits

The Xinjiang province is home to detention camps that have held Uighur Muslims, where detainees have allegedly been subjected to human rights violations. Disney is facing a new round of controversy, including calls for a boycott, after it was revealed that the new live-action remake of “Mulan” thanked Chinese government agencies that have been accused […]

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Spain sentences ex-colonel to 133 years in El Salvador’s 1989 Jesuit priest massacre

Inocente Orlando Montano, who served as vice minister for public security during El Salvador’s 1979-1992 civil war, denied having taken part or ordering the massacre. A former Salvadoran colonel was sentenced to 133 years in prison for the killings of five Jesuit priests more than three decades ago, a court in Spain ruled Friday. Spain’s […]

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Rio Tinto CEO to leave company after destruction of sacred sites

The company destroyed two rock shelters in Juukan George in Western Australia state that had been inhabited for 46,000 years. Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques will leave the Anglo-Australian mining giant by March over the destruction of Australian Indigenous sacred sites to access iron ore, the company said on Friday. “Significant stakeholders have expressed […]

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China and India agree to disengage troops on contested Himalayan border

In June, tensions erupted into a frontier clash in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed and China suffered an unspecified number of casualties. Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi and Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar met in Moscow on Thursday and reached a five-point consensus, including agreements that troops from both sides should quickly disengage and […]

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