Pro-choice protests in Warsaw and Myanmar coup: 20 photos on human rights this week

A roundup of the best photography on struggles for human rights and freedoms, from Algeria to Uganda Continue reading…

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

Chinese fishing captains face jail, big fines for alleged illegal fishing in Vanuatu

Boats’ owner says holds of vessels were empty and allegations of illegal fishing are baseless The captains of two Chinese fishing vessels accused of illegal fishing and carrying driftnets in … Read More