Day: October 28, 2021

Biden Pledges American Protection If Taiwan Situation Worsens

As the world begins to focus on the current conflict between China and Taiwan, U.S. President Joe Biden has spoken on America’s diplomatic position in this situation. Over the last few months, China has increased its military presence around Taiwan and mounted political pressure due to the fact that the

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Business Executives Arrested As Nicaraguan Government Crackdown Continues

Last Thursday, the Nicaraguan police force arrested two top executives from the country’s largest business alliance. These detainments follow a trend of similar events that precede the national elections on November 7th, where the current President Daniel Ortega is reported to be running for a fourth consecutive term. The two

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Egyptian Human Rights Activists Imprisoned For Two Years While Awaiting Trial

Egyptian activists Alaa Abdel-Fattah, Mohamed Ibrahim, Yahia Hussein Abdel-Had, and Egyptian lawyer Mohammed el-Baker have had their future trial hearings pushed back after being in detention since September 2019. According to ABC News, the court maintains that the proceedings were postponed for defense lawyers to review trial documents. All four

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“Nicaragua’s Upcoming Vote Will Be ‘Fake’, EU’s Borrell Says.”

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has stated that Nicaragua’s upcoming presidential elections are “fake” and organized by a dictatorship. Elections for the president, congress, and local authorities are scheduled to be held on November 7, 2021, in Nicaragua. Current President Daniel Ortega is poised to win and

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