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UN Urges Sudanese Military To Release Detained Officials

The United Nations on Thursday (28/10) urged military officers who toppled Sudan’s civilian-led transitional government to immediately release all officials who continue to be unlawfully detained in the northern East African country. The coup earlier this week came after tensions between military and civilian leaders escalated in recent weeks. The …

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Haitians Ask Kidnappers to Release Missionary Group Members

Residents of Titanyen, a village north of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, took to the streets on Tuesday (19/10) to demand the release of 17 members of a missionary group who were kidnapped by the Mawozo gang of 400 last Saturday (16/10). Protesters, including children, held up posters and tree trunks as …

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Turkey Calls 10 Foreign Diplomats Over Activists’ Release Call

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry summoned the US ambassador and ambassadors of nine other countries to protest a statement calling for the release of Osman Kavala, a philanthropist and civil rights activist who was imprisoned, according to a decision by the European Court of Human Rights. (ECHR). The remarks angered government officials …

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Huawei Finance Official Speaks Up After Release

Meng Wanzhou, Chief Financial Executive (CFO) of Huawei Technologies, China and daughter of the company’s founder, Ren Zhengfei, thanked everyone who had supported her, as she was released by a Canadian judge to return to China Friday. The CFO of the Chinese communications giant ended criminal charges against him as …

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