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  The U.S. government has won an appeal at Britain's High Court over Julian Assange's extradition. The British appellate court overturned a lower court's decision that the WikiLeaks founder's mental health was too fragile to withstand the U.S. criminal justice system. London's High Court ruled that U.S. assurances were sufficient to assure Assange's humane treatment. The high court ordered that a lower court judge refer Assange's extradition request to the interior minister of Britain for review. Priti Patel, who oversees U.K. law enforcement, will decide on Assange's extradition. The high court ruled that "There is no reason why this court...

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Myanmar, UK, USA -

  Myanmar Rohingya refugees seek $150 billion from Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O), formerly known as Facebook, for failing to act against hate speech that contributed to violence and genocide directed at Rohingyas in Myanmar.According to Edelson PC and Fields PLLC's lawsuit, the company failed to police content that contributed to violence against the Rohingya community. Furthermore, in coordination with British lawyers, Facebook's London office was given a letter of notice. In 2018, U.N. human rights investigators reported that Facebook had played a key role in spreading hate speech that fueled violence and genocide against the Rohingya. The U.N. fact-finding mission...

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Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UK -

The UK sold military equipment to dozens of countries condemned for human rights abuses and civil liberties violations, according to a new report.

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