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Hong Kong Activists Jailed over protests

Three of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy activists have been jailed for their role in the ongoing protests. Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, and Ivan Lam, aged 24, 23, and 26 respectively, have all been convicted of “unauthorised assembly”. The activists were charged in court last month, for their participation in protests outside police headquarters in…

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Israel Election Looms as lawmakers Vote to Dissolve Parliament

On Wednesday Israel’s Parliament (the Knesset) voted in favour of a preliminary bill to dissolve itself following budget delays, moving the country towards its fourth election in two years. The Knesset voted in favour of dissolvement following the defence minister Benny Gantz accusing current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of deliberately delaying decisions on the national…

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Hungarian Government to Introduce New Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation

The Hungarian government has proposed new constitutional amendments that would further restrict the rights of their LGBTQ+ community. The changes would prevent same-sex couples from adopting children, something only possible currently if only one parent applies for adoption. The amended constitution would require a married man and a woman to apply for child adoption together….

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