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2 Jan, 2020 14:53

RT News - January 02, 2020 (17:00 MSK)

A top UN rights expert says the United States' jailing of whistleblower Chelsea Manning, for refusing to testify against the WikiLeaks founder, is tantamount to torture. Police in Hong Kong make hundreds of arrests on New Year's Day, as an estimated one million people turn out for the first big anti-Beijing protest of 2020. Calls to ditch 'Dry January': French wine producers and the government denounce the alcohol-free health initiative, describing it as an attack on the country's culture.