Day: June 3, 2020

Hong Kong Security Chief Says Security Law Needed “To Tackle Terrorism”

On May 25th, Hong Kong Security Chief John Lee said that China’s proposed security law is necessary “to tackle terrorism” brought about by protesters. According to the Guardian, the law would ban any activities that undermine Chinese national security, including separatism, subversion, sedition, and terrorism. It comes in response to

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Ethiopian-Sudan Relations Deteriorate Following Border clashes of Forces

Diplomatic relations between Ethiopia and Sudan have become further inflamed after a deadly clash between armed forces along their common border last Thursday. Sudan responded by summoning the Ethiopian embassy’s charge d’affaires, as their army spokesperson General Amer Mohamed al-Hassan announced that “we decided to give a chance for diplomacy

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Checking In On Bolivia’s Coup Government

The writing was already on the wall when the Organization of American States (OAS) decided to step in. President Evo Morales had just sailed to re-election, solidly defeating his eight electoral opponents with over 47% of the vote and winning by enough to avoid a run-off. The Bolivian electorate had

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Destruction Of Aboriginal Cave Was Legal, But Not Moral

The mining company, Rio Tinto, has destroyed a 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site, Juukan Gorge Cave, in Western Australia in order to expand its iron ore mine. Rio Tinto has since apologized for its actions. Juukan Gorge Cave was, as highlighted by former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, nine times older than

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