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What Is Really Happening In Xinjiang

Saturday, July 20th, 2019

by Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan Recently, I was surprised to notice that some politicians and media in the western countries continuously attacked China’s policy in Xinjiang, falsely claiming that a large number of concentration camps” violating human rights have been established there. But what is the true story? In Xinjiang have settled as many as 47 […]

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Abduct and convert: Plight of Hindus in rural Pakistan

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

By Kamal Siddiqi Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Karachi, July 16 (The Express Tribune): This month a teenage Hindu girl, Payal Kumari, was abducted by her teacher from district Thatta. Police looked the other way as Payal went missing for several days before appearing to record her statement at a madrassa. Payal joins the thousands of Hindu girls […]

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China, Pakistan and Russia gain foothold in Afghanistan

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Express As troubled Afghanistan moves towards a partial withdrawal of American troops; an end to violence; and a political solution, the presence or influence of China, Russia and Pakistan in that country has increased perceptibly. Despite its accusation that Pakistan is not doing enough to contain terrorism on its soil and also in […]

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Hong Kong, a Part of China, Shall Allow No External Interference

Monday, July 15th, 2019

by Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan What happened recently in Hong Kong Autonomous Region (SAR) of China has shocked the world. On 1 July, the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to mainland China, some riots with the dressed lie of democracy, acted like cruel extremists, broke into the Legislative Council building of Hong Kong, and vandalized […]

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Ten Years After The US-Backed Coup in Honduras

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Free Speech TV GUEST: Matt Ginsberg-Jaeckle, member of the Honduras Solidarity Network. BACKGROUND: June 28th marks the tenth anniversary of the US-backed coup in Honduras that ousted democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya and unleashed a new chapter of violence in the Central American nation.  The coup was backed by the Obama Administration and especially by then State-Secretary Hillary Clinton. […]

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Central Asian gatherings signal Asian challenge to US

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Mirror Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, June 17: Last week, there were two very important international gatherings in the Central Asian region with the involvement of a large number of Asian and Eurasian countries including Russia, China, India and Sri Lanka. One was the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at the Kyrgyzstan capital […]

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Indian PM ditches US for deeper relationship with China and Russia

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

By M.K.Bhadrakumar/Indian Punchline Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The Bishkek Declaration, issued after the summit meeting (June 14-15) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation devotes one sentence praising China’s Belt and Road Initiative: The Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan reaffirm their support […]

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China seeks Indian and Russian backing for ‘new’ multilateral trading system to counter Trump’s protectionism

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

By Lee Jeong-ho Courtesy Information Clearing House Narendra Modi expected to join Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit to express support for initiative June 12, 2019 “Information Clearing House” –  China hopes to win Indian and Russian support in establishing a new type” of rules-based” and multilateral” trade initiative.Multiple Indian media reports […]

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Prince Salman recommends “decent and respectful attire” not abaya or niqab

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Riyadh, June 10 (Reuters): Women in Saudi Arabia need not wear headcover or the black abaya — the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of Islamic piety — as long as their attire is decent and respectful”, the kingdom’s reform-minded crown prince said. With the ascent to power of young Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, the […]

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18 ways Julian Assange changed the world (by Lee Camp)

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

RT WikiLeaks revealed US war crimes, government corruption, and corporate media’s servile flattery to the power elite. If you’re a member of our ruling class, you would view those as textbook examples of treachery… In an evolved and fully realized society, the oligarchy would see Assange as a dangerous criminal (which they do), and the […]

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“Tsunamo” hits India: Modi proves Cassandras wrong

Friday, May 24th, 2019

P.K.Balachandran/South Asian Monitor Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The political wave which engulfed most of India on May 23 has been aptly named Tsunamo” – a Tsunami like Narendra Modi wave which caused unexpected and unprecedented electoral destruction as it swept across the country. Namo” in Tsunamo” is short for Narendra Modi, the iconic leader of the Bharatiya […]

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Rahul Gandhi’s ideas were out of sync with the new generation in North India

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, May 23 (The Guardian): As India’s opposition Congress party went down to a landslide defeaton Thursday, its leader, Rahul Gandhi, was also convincingly beaten in his own parliamentary seat – a north Indian constituency that had sent three of his family members to parliament in the past half-century. The loss of the […]

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A legacy of failure: Theresa May was a disaster as Prime Minister

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Analysis by Luke McGee, Courtesy CNN London (CNN)Brexit has destroyed another British Prime Minister. Three years after voters in the UK mandated their government to take Britain out of the European Union, Theresa May’s failure to do so has finally caught up with her.”I have done my best,” she said in an emotional statement on the steps […]

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‘Smriti…who?’ Priyanka Gandhi’s remark comes back to bite as Smriti Irani beats Rahul Gandhi

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

BusinessToday.In   New Delhi  This comment has come back to haunt the Congress party after its president Rahul Gandhi lost its home turf Amethi to Union minister Smriti Irani in a close contest    Last Updated: May 23, 2019  | 22:06 IST “Smriti…who?” was Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s response to a question about Smriti Irani, who was contesting […]

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In 1999, it was Yugoslavia in the crosshairs of the imperialists, now it’s Venezuela

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

By Neil Clark Information Clearing House April 02, 2019 “Information Clearing House” – To mark the 20th anniversary of the start of NATO’s illegal 78-day bombardment of Yugoslavia, over 200 distinguished guests from all over the world gathered for a conference of the Belgrade Forum of the World of Equals. The gathering titled Never to Forget: […]

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India cuts links with UN Special Rapporteurs on torture after damning report on Kashmir

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia New Delhi, May 21 (The Hindu): Reacting angrily to a submission from the Geneva-based Human Rights Council (HRC) on the alleged violations in Jammu and Kashmir by the United Nations body that it will no longer entertain any communication with the HRC’s Special Rapporteurs. The report from the UN body came at the same […]

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Sri Lankan unable to pay fine dies in Swiss prison custody

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Courtesy Swissinfo.ch A 42-year-old Sri Lankan man died in a detention centre in Lucerne on Friday evening. He had to spend two days in custody because he was unable to pay a fine.   The police noticed that the man was in physical distress via surveillance cameras. He died on the spot despite an attempt at immediate resuscitation, Lucerne’s public […]

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Citing Sri Lanka blast Shiv Sena calls for burqa ban in ‘Ram’s land’, NDA ally RPI(A) disagrees

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Courtesy dnaindia.com Citing a ban on the burqa in Sri Lanka after the deadly Easter Sunday attacks, Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamna’ on Wednesday demanded the imposition of a similar ban in India.  Citing Sri Lanka blast Shiv Sena calls for burqa ban in ‘Ram’s land’, NDA ally RPI disagrees Citing a ban on the burqa […]

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Yes, A Mahatma Got Us Independence. His Name Was Subhas Chandra Bose

Sunday, April 21st, 2019

by Koenraad Elst  Courtesy Swarajymag Subhas Chandra Bose  Snapshot Popular history had us all believe that it was because of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi that India is independent today.But the truth lies buried away deep, and purposely too, by those who find it difficult to digest. Bose or Gandhi: Who Got India Her Freedom? G D Bakshi. K […]

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Notes to the people Arrest of Julian Assange Revealing true nature of democracy in USA and UK

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

By Sumanasiri Liyanage Courtesy Ceylon Today Edward Snowden once advised us to shed critical light on a once secret history.” Nonetheless, as he himself experiences, it is a dangerous business. Julian Assange, an Australian citizen, was last week expelled from the Ecuadorian Embassy and abducted by London Metropolitan police at the gate of the embassy […]

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THE US GOVERNMENT IS STILL FIGHTING TO KEEP THE TRUTH ABOUT CIA TORTURE SECRET

Monday, April 15th, 2019

By Derrick Broze SOURCE: THEMINDUNLEASHED.COM The U.S. government is still afraid to reveal the full extent of torture used on terror suspects in the years following the 9/11 attacks, but do the American people even care anymore? A recent report by The New York Times explores the case of Majid Khan, a prisoner of the United States who plead […]

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The Assange Arrest is a Warning From History

Friday, April 12th, 2019

by John Pilger Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against courage. Six policemen manhandled a sick journalist, his eyes wincing against his first natural light in  almost seven years. […]

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Free Julian Assange and All Political Prisoners

Friday, April 12th, 2019

by ROB URIE Courtesy CounterPunch Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair The American war against Iraq was among the more idiotic and gratuitous slaughters in human history. It was premised on lies, prosecuted by criminals and fools, outsourced to professional murderers and it isn’t over. In addition to those murdered directly and indirectly in the war, several […]

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ICC rejects a request to investigate war crimes in Afghanistan

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Courtesy BBC News The International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected its prosecutor’s request to investigate alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. Court judges highlighted instability and the lack of co-operation with investigators in the country. The ruling was hailed by US President Donald Trump as a “major international victory” but human rights group Amnesty International criticised […]

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Assange arrest reveals British justice is just a ‘plaything’ of Washington

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

US President Donald Trump and Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina last year. © Reuters / Kevin Lamarque The arrest of Julian Assange in London after an extradition request from the US, and the way the WikiLeaks founder was treated by a British judge, made Thursday a shameful […]

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‘Pathological hatred’: Ecuador’s Moreno sold ‘Assange’s head’ to the US – ex-president Correa to RT

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Courtesy RT  FILE PHOTO. Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno. © Pool via REUTERS / Fred DufourFILE PHOTO. Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno. © Pool via REUTERS / Fred Dufour Former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa explained to RT why he calls his successor Lenin Moreno the “worst traitor” in the country’s history for handing over WikiLeaks founder Julian […]

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Pursued for ‘exposing evidence of US atrocities’: Corbyn opposes extradition of Assange

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Courtesy RT Leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has publicly opposed UK’s possible extradition of WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange to the US, saying he exposed evidence of atrocities in Iraq and Afghanistan. FOLLOW LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON JULIAN ASSANGE’S ARREST Hours following Assange’s arrest in London on Thursday, Corbyn tweeted a video statement of […]

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Why a White Christian Isn’t Called a Terrorist

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

By Kalinga Seneviratne  SYDNEY (IDN) – After a White Australian of Christian background Brenton Tarrant gunned down 50 Muslims praying at a Christchurch mosque on a Friday, it took the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern more than a day to call it a terrorist” act, and when she did so, the mainstream media in […]

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Why Australia is the best place to be an online racist.

Monday, April 1st, 2019

BY ANDREW JAKUBOWICZ. Courtesy John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations When no name pulled the trigger over one hundred times as he sluiced his way through the congregations at two Christchurch mosques, nothing he did was new. It was bigger, perhaps more successful”, and maybe better planned than his role models had been able to […]

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As ‘Snowden angels’ start new life in Canada, other asylum seekers in Hong Kong are filled with greater anxiety, hope

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

Raquel Carvalho  Courtesy SCMP.com Former soldier Ajith Pushpakumara and a family of four from Sri Lanka hope to regain their freedom soon They had all sheltered Edward Snowden when he was in Hong Kong Ajith Pushpakumara, a Sri Lankan refugee who sheltered Edward Snowden. Photo: Edward WongWhen Ajith Pushpakumara, an asylum seeker from Sri Lanka in Hong […]

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