Friday, January 21

Day: November 6, 2019

Muslim’s forced to share beds with Chinese officials
Asia, Featured

Muslim’s forced to share beds with Chinese officials

    Muslim women whose husbands have been detained in Chinese internment camps are reportedly being forced to share beds with male government officials assigned to monitor them in their homes. Communist party workers regularly sleep alongside members of persecuted Uighur minority families during surveillance visits that last up to a week, party sources told Radio Free Asia (RFA). The monitoring forms part of the systematic repression of Muslims in China’s western Xinjiang region, where experts and human rights groups believe more than a million Uighurs most of them men have been arbitrarily detained in secretive re-education camps. Those who are not incarcerated face an increasingly strict security regime which includes armed checkpoints, ID cards, and streets lined wi...
Johnson warns of 2020 horror show
Featured, United Kingdom

Johnson warns of 2020 horror show

    Boris Johnson today battled to steady Tory nerves after a torrent of blunders swept his election campaign off track. The Prime Minister left No 10 for a final audience with the Queen this morning, before standing outside 10 Downing Street to announce the start of his bid for a mandate from the people. But the day began with the Conservative Party chairman James Cleverly having to apologise for gaffes made by senior colleagues and he was berated on TV when he defended his staff who doctored a video of Labour opponent Sir Keir Starmer. The storm of controversies included Cabinet minister Jacob Rees-Mogg offending the grieving former residents of Grenfell Tower; Tory Andrew Bridgen making a grovelling apology on the same issue; Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns has resigned...
41 migrants discovered in a truck in Greece
Europe, Featured

41 migrants discovered in a truck in Greece

    After the shocking episode of 23 October last, where 39 migrants were found dead in a refrigerated truck in the Essex, in United Kingdom, the controversy over human trafficking by earth is rekindled. This time they would be 41 the immigrants found irregular in a container in conditions at the limit of suffocation: a discovery, that of the Greek Police, which took place in the city of Xanthi . Most men of Afghan origin and with an age ranging from 20 to 30 years she was hospitalized due to the numerous respiratory problems presented at the time of discovery of the vehicle. To relaunch the news the local media Ekathimerini: initially there was talk of 80 people found in the truck. The driver arrested Arrested near Thessaloniki , where the discovery took place, the ...