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China Says Detained Canadian Worked for Group That Was Not Legally Registered

BEIJING — China said Wednesday that a former Canadian diplomat who has been detained in Beijing was employed by an organization that was “not registered in China legally,” citing a law passed in 2016 that has had a chilling effect [...]

FBI denies designating the Proud Boys as extremist group

The FBI on Tuesday denied classifying the Proud Boys as an extremist group, contradicting an internal law enforcement document that recently drew parallels between the “pro-Western fraternal organization” and white nationalists. “We do [...]

Kathleen Kraninger, BCFP candidate, gets support from free-market group before Senate vote

A conservative free-enterprise group urged the Senate Wednesday to confirm Kathleen Kraninger as the new head of the federal Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Officials at the Competitive Enterprise Institute said Ms. Kraninger is opposed [...]

Rights group: Activist seized in Cairo resurfaces in Sudan

CAIRO (AP) – An international rights group says a Sudanese opposition activist who had been living in Egypt was abducted and returned to Sudan in an operation coordinated by the security services of both countries. Human Rights Watch [...]

Whitaker led group that may have violated tax-exempt status

WASHINGTON (AP) – Matthew G. Whitaker, the nation’s new acting attorney general, repeatedly chided presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in public statements during 2016 while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt [...]

Convicted GOP executive’s group delays effort targeting Dems

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The group affiliated with a convicted Republican businessman in Ohio says an elaborate retaliatory campaign it had planned against two prominent Democrats won’t be carried out before Tuesday’s election. In a [...]

Rights group calls for release of Pakistani rights activist

ISLAMABAD (AP) – Amnesty International has urged Pakistan to release a Pashtun rights activist who was detained upon her arrival in the country. The London-based rights group condemned the arrest of Gulalai Ismail, who was detained as [...]

Group seeks migrants illegally detained by Arpaio’s officers

PHOENIX (AP) – In all, 105 people have started the process of filing compensation claims for being illegally detained when then-Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio disobeyed a 2011 court order barring his immigration patrols. Taxpayers [...]

Hong Kong journalist group protests FT editor’s visa denial

HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong journalist groups have expressed dismay over the government’s refusal to renew a work visa for a Financial Times editor. Representatives from the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong Journalists [...]

Turkey Clamps Down on a Group Erdogan Once Championed: Grieving Mothers

The commission confirmed that Mr. Kirbayir had been detained by the state and tortured to death. Yet his body was never traced, and prosecutors did not bring any perpetrators to trial. The parliamentary commission ceased its work after [...]