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4 Sep
Local media have reported the Taliban fired tear gas and used batons to break up the second day of protests demanding that women's rights be protected.
30 Jul
Those targeted include an armed group that killed a Kurdish politician and eight individuals tied to the Syrian government and President Bashar Assad.
30 May
Israel said it would not cooperate with a UN probe into possible war crimes committed during the conflict.
9 May
The rule of law in the People's Republic of China is eroding, as it is in Hong Kong, where it has practically been suspended. DW reporters have followed these developments — now, they are being honored with press awards.
28 Feb
Japanese women dance during an event inspired by the global One Billion Rising campaign, a mass action to end violence against women, with #KuToo anti-high heels campaigner Yumi Ishikawa joining the team. The performance took place days after former Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori stepped down following his sexist remarks.
13 Feb
US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, discussed issues including trade and human rights. Xi warned against a potential confrontation between the US and China.
28 Dec 2020
In Croatia, lawmakers and activists have been debating abortion legislation for three decades. The church, conservative politicians and pro-life activists now want to see rules tightened as they have been in Poland.
8 Mar 2017
As the world observes International Women's Day, a group of Senegalese law experts are helping to empower women by teaching them their rights in "law shops".

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