Day: August 16, 2020

China Says Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Agreement With New Zealand

On August 3rd, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Wang Wenbin (汪文斌) announced that Hong Kong would suspend its extradition treaty with New Zealand. This move came in response to New Zealand’s announcement on July 27th that it would suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, following numerous other Western

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Second Arson Attack Plotted In French Mosques Within A Week

Muslims in France took another hit this week as two local mosques in Lyon became the targets of arson attacks. The attacks took place on Wednesday and Friday night and destroyed main parts of the buildings, including the entrance and prayer rooms, forcing some worshipers to make their Friday prayers

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The Israel-UAE Deal And Its Implications For Palestine

A diplomatic agreement established this week between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel has left Palestinians feeling further neglected. Although the agreement included the caveat that Israel cannot annex the West Bank, a plan that Israeli leadership has long pushed for, the action has nevertheless been viewed as a

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