Daily Archives: 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 […]


The Price To Pay For Democracy: Bolivian Demonstrators Protest Third Delay To Election Rerun

Over the past two weeks, Bolivian demonstrators have taken to the streets to protest repeated delays to the rerun of last October’s election in which the former socialist president, Evo Morales, was ousted from his 14-year-long presidential incumbency. Citing sanitary measures due to COVID-19, the interim government has postponed the […]