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Attendants refill teacups as Chen Quanguo (center), Communist Party secretary of China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, listens to a speaker during a group discussion meeting on the sidelines of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on March 12, 2019. The Politburo member is one of the subjects of new U.S. sanctions over human rights abuses in the region. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Police say that Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, shown during a press conference earlier this month, was found dead in a wooded park. A police official says the cause of death is under investigation. Cheon Jin-hwan/Newsis via AP hide caption

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A package of Fair & Lovely skin-lightening cream at a shop in India. In response to calls for racial justice around the world, the product name is being changed to Glow & Lovely. Amit Dave/Reuters hide caption

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Black Lives Matter Gets Indians Talking About Skin Lightening And Colorism

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Gurmeet Singh holds a photo of his granddaughter, Gurupreet Kaur, who died of heatstroke in Arizona in June 2019. The 6-year-old and her mother had just crossed into the U.S. from Mexico. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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The Long, Perilous Route Thousands Of Indians Have Risked For A Shot At Life In U.S.

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Police guard access to housing commission apartments under lockdown in Melbourne, Australia. The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria recorded two deaths and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases on Monday as authorities prepare to close its border with New South Wales. Andy Brownbill/AP hide caption

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In this screengrab from video posted by BBC News Hindi,15-year-old Jyoti Kumari's rides with her father during their 700 mile-long journey to their family's village of Sirhulli in eastern India. BBC News Hindi hide caption

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Indian Teen Bikes 700 Miles With Injured Dad, Gets Movie Deal — And Sparks Debate

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Students walk past the central main building on campus at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Police Monday detained a prominent legal scholar at the university who has been critical of the Communist Party and President Xi Jinping. Mike Kemp/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Pro-democracy party activist Nathan Law speaks to the media outside Hong Kong's Legislative Council building last year. Stephen J. Boitano/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters against the new national security law gesture with five fingers, signifying "five demands — not one less" on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin shows his passport to a member of an election commission as he arrives to take part in voting at a polling station in Moscow on Wednesday. Alexei Druzhinin/AP hide caption

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A man displays the Hong Kong colonial flag Wednesday, the anniversary of the city's handover to China from Britain in 1997. The gesture could be prosecuted under Beijing's new national security law, which it imposed on Hong Kong. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Workers wearing protective suits fumigate an art hall with antiseptic solution as a precaution against the spread of the Middle East respiratory syndrome in Seoul, South Korea, in June 2015. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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South Korea Holds Onto Patient Data From Prior Coronavirus, Worrying Privacy Groups

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Pro-mainland supporters in Hong Kong hold Chinese and Hong Kong flags during a rally to celebrate the approval of a national security law on Tuesday. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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China Enacts Security Law, Asserting Control Over Hong Kong

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People hold banners at a demonstration in support of Jasic Technology factory workers, outside Yanziling police station in Pingshan district, Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, on Aug. 6, 2018. Sue-Lin Wong/Reuters hide caption

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(L to R): Sen. Heherson Alvarez, an environmental lawmaker from the Philippines; Durdana Rizvi, a doctor from Pakistan; Colombian actor Antonio Bolívar; 'Nanī' Nabi, a grandmother from Kashmir; Rocio Choque, a soup kitchen volunteer from Argentina. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters; Andaleeb Rizvi; Lucas Jackson/Reuters; Javaid Iqbal; Anita Pouchard Serra for NPR hide caption

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Liu Ping, a breeder of bamboo rats. He had to cull his rats when the Chinese government banned consumption of various wild animals as a way to potentially curb spread of viruses from animals to humans. Liu Ping hide caption

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