Monthly Archives: April 2020

Coronavirus conspiracy theories targeting Muslims spread in India


Attacks and boycotts escalate amid false claims that Muslim group to blame for epidemic Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Shaikh Azizur Rahman in Kolkata The Guardian Mon 13 Apr 2020 India’s Muslim community has been facing growing demonisation. The men

Arundhati Roy on Delhi violence

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‘This is our version of the corona virus. We are sick’ By Arundhati Roy This place where we are gathered today is only a short bus ride away from where four days ago a fascist mob, fired up by speeches

India’s waging a state-on-citizen hybrid war to build Hindu state

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By Andrew Korybko Dystopia in the capital of the self-professed “world’s largest democracy” “The Self-Professed ‘World’s Largest Democracy’ Is Experiencing A Real Uprising” as the author wrote late last year in response to the nationwide protests that erupted there against

The real objective of mob violence against Muslims in India

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By Isaac Chotiner During the past several days, more than thirty people have been killed in mob violence primarily targeting Muslims in the Indian capital of New Delhi. At the center of the conflict is the Citizenship Amendment Act (C.A.A.),

How the Indian government watched Delhi burn

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By Samanth Subramanian Two things happened in Delhi on Tuesday, and the gulf between them illustrated India’s wild, alarming swerve from normalcy. At the Presidential palace, Donald Trump concluded a two-day visit by attending a ceremonial dinner: an evening of

Deciphering the March 5 agreement in 10 articles

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By Sedat Ergin One more time, there was no break with tradition. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin took the tension under control with the agreement they reached and lowered the pressure of the crisis which was

Top Saudi intelligence official ‘chased’ to Canada by MBS

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Even after he reached Canada, source says Saad al-Jabri was harassed by crown prince and may have been the target of a rendition attempt The Canadian government gave refuge to a powerful former Saudi intelligence official deemed a threat to

China accuses US army lab of manufacturing the Corona virus

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By John Hayward The Chinese Communist Party continued its weird and sinister propaganda campaign to shift blame for the corona virus to the United States with an editorial in the state-run Global Times on Sunday that suggested a U.S. army

The People’s Republic is dedicated

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By Andrew Korybko It’s admittedly a dramatic statement to make, but China is saving the world from COVID-19. The People’s Republic already proved that it’s possible to survive the viral outbreak so long as the proper preventive actions are undertaken,

On the political impasse in Afghanistan

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Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State The United States is proud of our partnership with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Afghan people, and admires what Afghanistan has achieved since 2001. We have forged a deep bond,