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Human rights event held by U.S., others a political farce NewsX.tv [Video]

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#China’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations has strongly opposed a side event on human rights in the #Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The meeting, led by the U.S., Britain and Germany, criticized China over its handling of Uygur minority issues. The allegations, including human rights abuse in Xinjiang, have been repeatedly denied by Beijing.

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Japan ignored months of protests to host the Olympics | PBS NewsHour [Video]

Tokyo on Thursday registered its highest number yet of COVID-19 cases. Amid American triumphs in the gym and the pool, the reigning world champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks was forced to leave after testing positive. The Japanese public is split between cheering the medal count and fearing the virus. Opposition to the games has only grown. Special correspondent Phoebe Amoroso reports from Tokyo.

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Hong Kong residents worry immigration law may ban their exit | PBS NewsHour | THIRTEEN [Video]

A pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison, the first prosecution under Beijing's national security law. Now a new amendment to the citys immigration law takes effect Sunday that China says targets illegal refugees. But as special correspondent Richard Kimber reports, critics say the law's wording is vague and could ban residents from leaving the city.

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Thirteen-year-old Momiji Nishiya of Japan won the first Olympic skateboard competition for women. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico