The image is shocking: 109 Chinese Uighurs that were arrested in Thailand after having fled China have been handed over to Peking authorities and repatriated on a special flight, their faces covered by a black fabric bag, each flanked by two members of the special forces.
This is what happened last weekend in China. [Read more]
[T]he welcome granted to Nguyễn Phú Trọng shows that the administration is in a sort of update phase with regard to its old communist enemies, following the recent reunion with Cuba.
Although the handshake between George H.W. Bush and Gorbachev in 1989 was used to bury the Cold War, there are still some traces of that period in which the planet was divided into two large blocks. However, yesterday was a historic day because the most symbolic and important of those traces reached an end: the [Read more]
America’s power is a runaway horse, showing its wild side.
Several days ago, the United Nations Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review Working Group conducted a state-level review of human rights within the United States. Making for a rather lively scene, representatives from 122 nations spoke at a meeting to offer criticism and suggestions pertaining to the myriad [Read more]
The bottom line is that America needs to solve its own human rights problems first.
Many legal observers are already predicting that two members of the Court’s conservative block will vote with the liberal wing to form a majority.
Behind the buttons of their guayabera shirts, the color of their nightgowns, or the trim of their military suits, the most ruthless anti-imperialists of Latin America usually hide a fascination with the empire [United States]. Psychiatrists describe this phenomenon in their patients’ files as an approach-avoidance [Read more]