Emily Reilly, an attorney at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), came forward in 2020 to accuse her employer of repeatedly sharing names of Chinese activists and dissidents who attended the UN Human Rights Council meetings in Switzerland with the government in Beijing, allegedly putting them at risk of repercussions.
Earlier in June, the European Commission opened a formal antitrust investigation against Facebook to assess if the online giant violated EU competition rules.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The agenda of the upcoming meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden will include issues pertaining to strategic stability, the fight against COVID-19 and cybersecurity, as well as regional problems, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said.
In the words of sexologist Anders Røyneberg, adolescents and young adults, whose sexuality during the pandemic has been based on “pornography, sexting and sex toys” were hit the hardest.
Earlier on Monday, Senate Judiciary Committee chair Dick Durbin (D-IL) and 10 Democratic senators penned a joint letter to US Attorney General Merrick Garland, demanding answers regarding recent US media reports that the US Department of Justice issued secret subpoenas for metadata on members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 6% of all dogs imported into the US come from countries labeled "high risk" for the canine rabies virus variant, or 'dog rabies'. Those in contact with even one rabid dog are capable of spreading rabies, which is fatal to humans, pets and wildlife.
Celebrities often try out new beauty treatments to get flawless skin. An ancient beauty technique is the mud bath , a naturopathy treatment that involves the scientific use of clay and muds to get glowing skin and heal skin-related problems. It is said that Egyptian Queen Cleopatra used to often indulge in mud baths to look flawless.
The global COVID-19 death toll has topped 3.8 million, with over 176 million cumulative cases logged worldwide, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.