Human Rights

Opposition MPs Worldwide Subjected to Election-Related Rights Violations, Abuse, Report Finds

GENEVA – A survey of some 300 members of parliament in 19 countries finds cases of human rights violations, including physical abuse, sexual violence, torture and arbitrary arrest of opposition MPs that are on the rise. In a new report, the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva expresses concern about alleged human rights violations against parliamentarians in […]

Medical/Health Care

South Africa Leads Global Research on COVID’s Effect on Athletes

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – Organizers of next year’s rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will have measures in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus. However, little is known about how the virus affects the long-term health of those who were already infected, including athletes. South African researchers are leading an international effort to try to find […]

Press Releases

Xinhua Silk Road: First handicraft masterpiece exhibition kicks off in E China’s Dongyang

BEIJING, Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The first “masters of China” exhibition showcasing handicrafts created by Chinese artists and master craftsmen kicked off in Dongyang, east China’s Zhejiang province on last Sunday and will last until Thursday, aiming to promote the development of arts, crafts and rosewood furniture sectors in China. The exhibition, co-hosted by […]