Hungary orders restrictions on children’s books with gay themes
09 August 2021 | 10:20 am
Children's books in Hungary would need to be sold in "closed packaging" if they deal with LGBTQ issues, according to a new decree. The order stems from a law that critics say conflates homosexuality and pedophilia.
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The European Commission will withhold funds from Poland and Hungary as punishment for breaches cited in its annual rule of law report this week.
German politicians want to see "clear limits" when it comes to China's influence on universities in Germany. But so far, the call has gone unheeded.
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Americans will be restricted from investing in China's semiconductor and artificial intelligence industries. The White House cited national security, but it comes amid a push to revive domestic high-tech manufacturing.
Russia's new school history textbooks aim to present a different perspective on the Ukraine conflict. With a focus on "special military operations," the line between education and propaganda blurs.
At least seven children were killed in eastern Congo on Saturday after a fire broke out at camp for people displaced by flooding, local official Thomas Bakenga said. Hundreds of families had been living in makeshift huts at the refuge in the town of Kalehe since May, when devastating floods destroyed their homes in the villages of Bushushu and Nyamukubi in South Kivu province.
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