Day: December 22, 2020

U.S. Sanctions Chinese Officials Following Democratic Crackdown

On November 7th, the United States placed sanctions and travel bans on 14 Chinese officials over their part in diminishing and cracking down on the country’s pro-democracy movement. Last month, four opposition members were removed from the legislature after China’s parliament gave Hong Kong’s government the power to curb dissension.

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Thousands Of Indian Farmers Protest New Farm Bills

Hundreds of thousands of farmers have converged on New Delhi in the past weeks to protest the passing of a series of farm bills by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, culminating in a nationwide general strike on Tuesday, December 8. The bills, which farmers say they were not consulted on, were

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