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    U.S. takes aggressive steps against China for forcing Uighurs into labor

    U.S. takes aggressive steps against China for forcing Uighurs into labor

    More than 1 million Uighurs, an ethnic-Muslim minority in China, are being detained in hundreds of Chinese detention facilities and camps, where there are reports of widespread torture and detentions that have evolved into forced labor. The Department of Homeland Security is now banning products thought to be made in China by forced Uighur labor. Nick Schifrin reports.
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    • 8 min
    News Wrap: Pro-Democracy activists are sentenced in Hong Kong

    News Wrap: Pro-Democracy activists are sentenced in Hong Kong

    In our news wrap Wednesday, several opposition activists in Hong Kong were sentenced for organizing demonstrations, President Trump sparked congressional opposition with a threat to veto a sweeping defense policy bill, and Afghanistan's government and the Taliban have a breakthrough on peace talks.
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    • 5 min
    In Germany, countering the growing influence of anti-immigrant policies

    In Germany, countering the growing influence of anti-immigrant policies

    For the past five years, the European Union has been strengthening its defenses against asylum-seekers who have flooded into the region fleeing war and poverty. But in some parts of Germany, there is a push against the growing influence of right-wing politics that have impacted policies on migrants. Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.
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    • 6 min
    Uneasy peace takes hold in contested region of Azerbaijan

    Uneasy peace takes hold in contested region of Azerbaijan

    Ethnic-Armenian forces last week handed over two regions to Azerbaijani control as part of Russia-brokered armistice that ended the six-week war over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Moscow has sent peacekeepers to the ethnic-Armenian enclave, representing the return of its military to Azerbaijan for the first time since the Soviet Union ended. Simon Ostrovsky reports with Pulitzer Center support. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 10 min
    U.K. grapples with lockdown fatigue, Brexit transition

    U.K. grapples with lockdown fatigue, Brexit transition

    The U.K. is currently facing two monumental challenges: managing COVID-19 measures amid protests and lockdown fatigue, and its quickly approaching Brexit from the European Union. Frank Langfitt, NPR Correspondent and author of "The Shanghai Free Taxi" joins Michael Hill from London to discuss the situation on the ground. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 5 min
    Family, sobriety and parenting: an indigenous woman tells her story

    Family, sobriety and parenting: an indigenous woman tells her story

    We continue our series, 'Turning Points': stories produced, directed and told by indigenous people from Yellowknife in Canada's Northwest Territories, part of an empowerment journalism project in partnership with the Global Reporting Center. Tonight, we hear from Louise Beaulieu, who speaks about being placed in a religious residential school, losing her language and culture, and her struggle with alcoholism. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 4 min

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