Chinese Concentration Camps Part of Economic Development Initiative

Some describe this resettlement, combined with the concentration camps is a slow-motion ethnic cleansing of the region. This spring, the United States accused China of putting ethnic minorities in “concentration camps.”  China call them “reeducation and vocational training centers” but the ethnic minority Uighurs who have escaped describe horrific conditions in the camps. But according […]

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US Air Force Defector Allegedly Helped Iran Hack Americans

In 2019, an indictment of Iranian hackers targeting American government officials barely raises an eyebrow. But in one remarkable case, those hackers had an unusual advantage: the alleged help of an American defector with top secret clearance. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice announced charges against Monica Elfriede Witt, a former Air Force counterintelligence officer who, the […]

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South Sudan’s civil war may be over, but the need for humanitarian funding is ever more urgent

By Bel Trew – For the last five days Elizabeth, 44, who lives in an isolated village in South Sudan, has been living off wild berries and blood tapped from a neighbour’s cow because she has no food to eat. The mother of eight risks being beaten or raped by gangs when she scavenges for bitter […]

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Are Russia’s elections fair?

Theweek – Russian citizens will head to the polls on Sunday for the country’s presidential elections, which sees incumbent leader Vladimir Putin up for a fourth term. Seven other candidates – including TV personality Ksenia Sobchak and communist businessman Pavel Grudinin – are running, but Putin appears all but certain to claim an easy victory that […]

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