The pandemic is accelerating geopolitical trends already at work: the assertion of Chinese ambitions, the American retreat or the failures of world governance. State of play. What will remain of the international order inherited from the Second World War after the Covid-19 crisis? How will the next geopolitical world differ from the previous world?..MORE: lemonde-GoogleTranslate
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The US envoy on religious liberty has said he is “disappointed” at the response of governments in the Islamic world to China’s mass incarceration of Uighur Muslims, suggesting they had been threatened by Beijing.
Sam Brownback, ambassador at large for international religious freedom, said some majority-Muslim states did not want to draw attention to their own human rights record. He was hopeful that the more Muslim populations around the world heard about the imprisonment of an estimated more than 1 million Uighurs, the more they will put pressure on their governments to speak out….MORE: THE INDEPENDENT – taipeitimes