Author: Timea Putnoki

China’s Coverup Of COVID-19 And Why It Is Detrimental

In December 2020, leaked Chinese government documents showed that the Chinese Communist Party and The National Health Commission knew about the following COVID-19 pandemic even before January 14th and still failed to warn the public for six key days. The 117-page report revealed that hundreds of citizens were showing up

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Concerning Mass Arrests In Hong Kong Under The New Security Laws

On Sunday, February 28th, authorities in Hong Kong charged 47 democracy activists with violating the national security laws imposed by mainland China last year. This is the latest in a series of crackdowns by the Chinese government on demonstrators and activists in Hong Kong and is the biggest incident to date

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Guangdong Jailed 24 Citizens For Discussing Details Of Xi Jinping’s Family In An Online Forum: The Framing Of Niu Tengyu

On the 30th of December, authorities in the Guangdong province of China convicted 24 citizens for discussing and posting personal information about Xi Jinping’s family online. While Chinese authorities handed out varying sentences to all individuals involved, one citizen in particular has been painted as the “primary offender” and has

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The Fall Of Freedom Of Speech In Hungary

The 2018 annual Freedom in the World report run by Freedom House showed that Hungary has fallen from the status of ‘’a free country’’ to now only ‘’partly free’’ where it remains today. The fall is mainly due to the ascension to power of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and the

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Ambushed: Two Female Judges Shot Dead In Kabul

On January 17th, two female judges were ambushed and shot dead by two unknown gunmen on their way to court in Kabul, Afghanistan. Police have stated that the two judges were declared dead at around 8.30 AM and that the driver was wounded, adding that the case is under investigation.

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