19-year-old girl convicted in China for refusing to renounce her faith

World 09/10/20, 11:02

A teenage girl was sentenced to three years in prison in southwest China's Yunnan Province for practicing her Christian faith, according to the human rights magazine Bitter Winter. On June 29, 19-year-old Jiang Guangmei was sentenced in the Jianshui County People's Court in Yunnan Province, which borders Vietnam. The young woman was ...

Chinese Communist Party increasingly cornered: more than 300 NGOs urge the UN to investigate its human rights violations

World 09/09/20, 20:16

More than 300 NGOs on Wednesday, Sept. 9, urged the United Nations to establish a mechanism to investigate human rights violations in China. In an open letter addressed to U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and member states, these organizations—including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch—denounced ...

US Army announces the withdrawal of 2,200 troops from Iraq

Middle East 09/09/20, 20:10

According to a Breitbart report, the United States announced on Wednesday, Sept. 9, the reduction of U.S. troops in Iraq from the current 5,200 to 3,000. Gen. Kenneth Franklin "Frank" McKenzie Jr., the top commander at Central Command, said, "In recognition of the great progress the Iraqi forces have made and ...

President Trump likely to defeat Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in November election says Betfair Exchange

2020 Campaign 09/08/20, 01:51

An online gambling company has declared the incumbent president is more likely to win the upcoming election than his Democratic rival. Betfair Exchange predicts President Donald Trump stands a greater chance of winning another four years in the Oval Office than Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The United Kingdom-based betting exchange confirmed ...

Chinese Communist Party delays renewal of press credentials for US journalists

U.S. 09/07/20, 20:49

The Chinese Communist Party is delaying the renewal of press credentials of American media journalists working in China. Beijing's actions are amid the growing diplomatic conflict with Washington. According to the New York Post, at least five correspondents from four U.S. news media in China are working with their expired press ...