Peers vote for ‘judicial committee’ to assess genocide claims

Proposal is attempt to find compromise on issue after two rejections in Commons The government’s marathon resistance to giving the UK judiciary any role in determining if a country is … Read More

China did ‘little’ to hunt for Covid origins in early months, says WHO document

Exclusive: summary from visit last year reveals Chinese officials offered scant details Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Chinese officials did “little” in terms of epidemiological investigations … Read More

‘Nobody wants this job now’: the gentle leaders of China’s Uighur exiles – in pictures

Fleeing to Kyrgyzstan in the 1960s, communities established mosques and villages but the local leaders, or dzhigit-beshchis, are a dying breed Dzhigit-beshchi is the name Uighur people in Kyrgyzstan give … Read More

‘Marginalising our own brothers and sisters’: the disrespect Micronesia has been shown is a tragedy for the Pacific | Surangel Whipps Jr, President of Palau

Micronesia had no choice to but to abandon the Pacific Islands Forum after being ‘thoroughly and publicly disregarded’, the President of Palau writes What becomes of an organisation when it … Read More