HK activists use creative strategies in protests

Asia & Pacific 07/19/19, 14:49

Hong Kong young activists are no greenhorns when it comes to protests. As another huge rally is organized for Sunday, protesters’ strategies are getting more creative. From hand signs to colorful post-it notes, these young activists have fine-tuned their tactics since ...

How doctors have become murderers in Communist-ruled China

World 07/04/19, 16:41

An independent tribunal in the UK recently attracted widespread news coverage after announcing a judgment that the Chinese Communist regime is killing its detained citizens for organs. A 60-page summary of the judgment was released on June 17, 2019, by The ...

Thousands rally outside Hong Kong Police Headquarters

Trending 06/27/19, 11:17

Thousands of residents participated in Hong Kong’s rally on Wednesday night, June 26, to oppose the proposed extradition bill that they fear will take away the city’s freedom. They were rallying to appeal to world leaders at the G-20 Osaka summit ...

Slave labor, sex workers: The scourge of the world continues

World 06/24/19, 16:33

There are 25 million adults and children suffering from labor and sex trafficking all over the world, including in the United States, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released their annual Trafficking in Persons ...

Freed Hong Kong pro-democracy activist asks Lam to resign

Asia & Pacific 06/19/19, 14:38

An activist for pro-democracy group Demosisto and a leading figure in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, Joshua Wong was released from prison. Wong urged Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam to withdraw the extradition amendment and to step down. Speaking to ...

Drop the bill, says Hong Kong ex-leader Anson Chan

Politics 06/17/19, 10:19

Hong Kong’s former Chief Secretary Anson Chan said on Friday, June 14, that the territory's current government should drop the proposed extradition bill that has triggered massive weeklong protests. Chan said this past week’s protests involving hundreds of thousands of local ...

Pro-democracy lawmakers condemn Hong Kong government

Politics 06/14/19, 12:41

A group of nine pro-democratic lawmakers condemned the Hong Kong government for describing Wednesday's mass protest on the island nation as a riot. The legislators were specifically referring to comments made by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) government Chief Executive ...

Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov is free

Europe 06/12/19, 12:22

The Russian Interior Affairs Ministry has, under public pressure, dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative journalist, in a sudden turn of events. Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev surprised the nation and the world on Tuesday after announcing that all charges against ...

Former AP journalist reflects on Tiananmen Square Massacre

World 06/03/19, 10:56

June 4, 2019, marks the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. Former Associated Press (AP) journalist Jeff Widener, who was present at the scene to cover the story, recollects his experience of the events unfolding in front of ...