NEWS

A Falun Gong practitioner meditates as Hong Kong citizens walk past during a flash mob march to show solidarity with the 47 pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong who were charged with subversion against the Chinese Communist Party-controlled city government after organizing and taking part in a primary election, in Santa Monica, California on March 7, 2021
Attacks on Independent Media in Hong Kong Showcase Factional Struggle Among China’s Top Leaders
Hong Kong has long been a safe haven for practitioners of Falun Gong, the spiritual practice that has endured more than 20 years of all-out persecution by the communist regime in mainland China.  While in...
Despite rising COVID-19 vaccination rates, Brazil and India have registered spikes in daily infection and death rates.
Why India and Brazil Have Different COVID-19 Death Rates
In March, the rates of daily new Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections and deaths ramped up significantly in India and Brazil. Researchers have attempted to figure out why the surges occurred despite widespread vaccination efforts,...
A damaged part of the BKC Jumbo Covid-19 coronavirus vaccination centre is pictured after a portion of the entrance hallway was blown away by the strong winds from cyclonic storm Tauktae in Mumbai on May 17, 2021. Actor Vivek took the Covaxin inactivated virus injection to condition the public for vaccine acceptance. He was taken to hospital unconscious the next morning and died a day later.
Bollywood Star Dies of Heart Attack After Televised Vaccination; Officials Threaten Public for ‘Spreading Rumors’
A well known Bollywood star has passed away only two days after taking India’s coronavirus vaccine during a public relations stunt to promote vaccine acceptance. Officials vehemently deny the vaccine played a part in his...
Beijing-Controlled Hong Kong Government Freezes Jimmy Lai’s Assets in Move Against Free Press
The billionaire founder of a pro-democracy newspaper in Hong Kong critical of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has had his assets frozen by the city’s increasingly totalitarian, pro-Beijing government in a move some say marks...
Former Professor Gets Jail for Misusing Federal Grants to Aid Research in China
A former professor living in Ohio has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for appropriating federal research grants to aid China’s scientific pursuits, the U.S. Department of Justice announced May 14.  Song Guo...
A student walks up stairs decorated with past Olympic dates in Hong Kong on June 13, 2012. SOAS University, formerly the School of Oriental and African Studies, has warned faculty members to protect students during classes on Chinese Communist Party-sensitive subjects fearing they can be arrested when entering Hong Kong or China for attending classes.
London University Warns Faculty to Protect Students from Hong Kong or China Arrest
A London university has told its professors to be careful not to record class discussions or lectures on topics related to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) because of fears the students may be arrested if...
Israeli forces' flares light up the sky in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on May 16, 2021. Israeli air strikes pounded the Gaza Strip while Palestinian militants launched rockets amid violence in the West Bank.
Israel-Palestine Conflict Intensifies as Hamas Misfires on Gazan Civilians and US Pushes for De-escalation
The conflict between Israel and Palestine continued into its sixth day with Hamas firing rockets into Israel and Israeli planes conducting airstrikes in Gaza. One of the major inciting events occurred on Friday, May 7,...
A soldier stands guard along a road as security forces search for protesters, who had been taking part in a demonstration against the military coup, in Yangon on May 7, 2021. A dead poet’s wife claims she found the organs missing from her husband’s body after it was returned to her by the Tatmadaw.
Poet Protestor Reportedly Found Dead With Organs Missing in Myanmar Clashes
A Burmese poet who spoke out against the Tatmadaw’s takeover of the country has turned up dead with several organs missing after being taken into custody, according to his wife.  Khet Thi, a poet who...
The COVID-19 outdoor transmission rate reported by CDC is said to have been exaggerated.
CDC Accused of ‘Conflicting, Confusing Guidance’ and ‘Misleading’ COVID-19 Outdoor Transmission Rate Data
At an April 27 press briefing, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Dr. Rochelle Walensky said, “Less than 10 percent of documented transmission, in many studies, have occurred outdoors.” The...