Macron condemns “inexcusable” 1961 massacre of Algerians in Paris

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday denounced the killing of dozens of Algerians during a police crackdown on protests in Paris 60 years ago as “inexcusable” crimes, but he stopped short of issuing a formal apology for the massacre. “The repression was brutal, violent and bloody,” said a statement from the Élysée Palace. … Read more

The two Michaels are free. Could a Canadian locked up in China for 15 years be next? – National |

Missing. Lost. Forgotten. These are some of the words Kamila Telendibaeva uses to describe her husband, Huseyin Celil. Celil is a Canadian citizen who has been imprisoned in China since 2006, and who has been barely heard of ever since. Telendibaeva had all but given hope that her husband, and the father of her four … Read more

US elected to UN Human Rights Council that Trump quit

The United States has been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the first time since the Trump administration quit the international body in 2018, citing what it called “chronic bias” against Israel. The Department of State announced on Tuesday that Washington won a seat on the council for its next term, starting … Read more