Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Two children beaten to death in India ‘for defecating in public’

By Adam Withnall, The Independent, September 2019 Two children have been beaten to death in India after they were seen defecating in the open near a village council building, police say. The victims,...

New Bolivian interior minister vows to jail Evo Morales for rest of his life

By Tom Phillips, The Guardian, November 2019 The interior minister of Bolivia’s rightwing interim government has vowed to jail the former president Evo...

Vietnam’s quiet new autocrat is consolidating power

Consolidating power by silencing opponents is classic authoritarian behavior.

Trump suggests immigrants could be shot if they throw rocks at military

Fearmongering and disproportionate shows of force is classic authoritarian behavior.

Data leak reveals how China ‘brainwashes’ Uighurs in prison camps

By BBC Staff, BBC News, November 2019 The Chinese government has consistently claimed the camps in the far western Xinjiang region offer voluntary education...

Trump’s appointment of Matt Whitaker is raising all sorts of legal red flags

How is this legal? by Greg Walters, Vice, November 2018 In 2017, Matthew Whitaker went on television to explain how President Trump could appoint an acting attorney general who could effectively shut...