Crackdown

Crackdown

Battle the algorithms: China's delivery riders on the edge

Authorities have launched a crackdown demanding firms including Meituan and Alibaba's Ele.me ensure basic labour protections such as proper compensation, insurance, as well as tackling algorithms ...

Battle the algorithms: China's delivery riders on the edge

Rohigyas rejoice as UN joins in providing humanitarian aid

The Rohingyas in Bhashan Char brought out a procession welcoming United Nations' decision to join in providing humanitarian assistance to the inhabitants of the island on Sunday afternoon

The procession of the Rohingyas welcoming the UN's decision to join in providing humanitarian assistance in Bhasan Char on 10 October, 2021

Over 100 musicians flee Afghanistan, fearing Taliban crackdown

During a visit by AFP to the college in Kabul last month, there was no sound of music.

A handout photo taken on October 4, 2021 and received on October 5 from the Afghanistan National Institute of Music shows some of the more than 100 music students and teachers on a bus to catch their flight from Kabul to Doha. Fearing a crackdown on music by the Taliban, a total 101 members of Afghanistan's top musical institute landed in Doha on 4 October, 2021

Russian pro-Putin party wins majority after crackdown; foes cry foul

Russia's ruling United Russia party, which supports president Vladimir Putin, retained its parliamentary majority after an election and a sweeping crackdown on its critics, but opponents alleged ...

Members of a local electoral commission empty a ballot box at a polling station after the last day of the three-day parliamentary election, in Moscow, on 19 September, 2021

Myanmar jails two journalists for 'incitement and spreading false news'

Aung Kyaw is the third DVB journalist and Zaw Zaw is the sixth Mizzima journalist imprisoned since the military's 1 February coup

Myanmar jails two journalists for 'incitement and spreading false news'

China planning new crackdown on private tutoring sector: Sources

The clampdown will also have the effect of cooling China's cutthroat tutoring market for kindergarten through to the 12th grade, or K-12 pupils, that has grown exponentially in recent years to around ...

China planning new crackdown on private tutoring sector: Sources

At least 18 killed in Myanmar crackdown: UN rights office

The UN rights office said it had credible information that at least 18 people had been killed in Sunday's crackdown on protesters in Myanmar as it strongly condemned the violence.

This screengrab from handout video provided to AFPTV from Dawei Watch taken on 28 February, 2021 shows Lwin Lwin Oo after he was shot while taking part in a demonstration against the military coup in Myanmar's southern city of Dawei

Hong Kong police seal off university amid fears of crackdown

Hong Kong police on Monday trapped hundreds of protesters inside a major university and demonstrators rampaged through a tourist district, after almost two straight days of standoffs that have raised ...

Hong Kong police seal off university amid fears of crackdown

'Rohingya camps to be fenced with barbed wires'

Bangladesh is set to erect barbed-wire fencing, guard towers and cameras around Rohingya camps, the home minister said Thursday citing security concerns, in a move critics said would turn the refugee ...

'Rohingya camps to be fenced with barbed wires'

Khartoum residents in 'state of terror' after bloody crackdown

Heavily armed paramilitaries roamed the Sudanese capital Thursday, forcing fearful residents to hide indoors after a crackdown on protesters that authorities admitted had left dozens dead and ...

Khartoum residents in 'state of terror' after bloody crackdown
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