The Daily Populous

Wednesday September 9th, 2020 evening edition

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The organizations accuse the Chinese government and specific senior officials of crimes against humanity, torture and genocide.

Mammattursun Omer's account is one of many included in a complaint accusing the Chinese government of crimes against humanity, torture, and genocide of Uighurs.

NBC News could not independently verify some aspects of Omer’s story, but the experiences he recounted align with multiple accounts provided by other Uighurs in exile.

Ahead of the book’s publication, Trump tweeted that Bolton’s account was “made up of lies & fake stories."

China has described them as “re-education camps,” but Omer said he referred to his new home as the “brainwashing” center.

Rodney Dixon, a London-based attorney who is overseeing the complaint, said that international pressure on China from other countries — including the U.S. — could help hasten an investigation.

Four months later he was released, after the Kazakh ambassador to China made enquiries about his detention. »

'Horrifically Catastrophic': Report Finds So-Called US War on Terror Has Displaced as Many as 59 Million People

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That report also put the death toll of the so-called war on terror at 801,000 and the price tag at $6.4 trillion.

"Ultimately, displacing 37 million—and perhaps as many as 59 million—raises the question of who bears responsibility for repairing the damage inflicted on those displaced.".

"The scale of the disaster the United States has inflicted on the world—through three war on terror presidencies—is staggering," wrote Duss. »

Barr Slammed for Acting as 'Personal Henchman' of Trump as DOJ Moves to Take Over His Defense in Suit Filed by Rape Accuser

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Just when @realDonaldTrump is required to produce documents and DNA in discovery, he sics the DOJ on us.

"Yet Bill Barr continues to act not as the attorney general for the American people but as the personal henchman for Donald Trump.".

Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated the date of a recent court ruling in E. Jean Carroll's case. »

'More valuable than a regular tip': Einstein's handwritten note to courier sells for $1.5m

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The winning bid for the note far exceeded the pre-auction estimate of between $5,000 and $8,000, according to Winner’s auctions.

The note, on Imperial Hotel Tokyo stationery, says in German that “a quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest”.

A quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest Albert Einstein. »