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2 Jan, 2020 09:54

RT News - January 02, 2020 (12:00 MSK)

A top UN official says the United States' jailing of whistleblower Chelsea Manning, for refusing to testify against the Wikileaks founder, is tantamount to torture. New Year's Day in Hong Kong sees hundreds of arrests, as an estimated million turn out for the first big anti-Beijing protest of 2020. The push back against the 'Dry January' health initiative as French wine producers and the government denounce the annual alcohol abstinence as an attack on the country's culture.