Frances Martel

Frances Martel

Articles by Frances Martel

Latest Olympic Host Japan Indicates It Will Play Genocide Games

The prime minister of Japan, Kishida Fumio, told reporters on Tuesday that his country would make its “own decision” on participating in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics – a response to President Joe Biden refusing to boycott the event despite China’s ongoing genocide of the Uyghur people and other human rights crimes.

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida delivers a speech during a trilateral foreign minister's meeting with Japan and South Korea in Tokyo on August 24, 2016. The ministers held their first talks in more than a year just hours after North Korea fired a ballistic missile from a submarine towards Japan. …

‘You’re Not Invited’: China Laughs off Joe Biden’s Olympics Half-Measure

China’s top English-language propagandists mocked President Joe Biden on Tuesday following the announcement that he would allow the U.S. to play in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics but withhold uninvited politicians, comparing the move to charging “an appearance fee to go to public restrooms.”

Chinese President Xi Jinping stands by national flags at the Schloss Bellevue presidential residency in Berlin on March 28, 2014. Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a landmark visit to fellow export powerhouse Germany Friday, the third leg of his European tour, expected to cement flourishing trade ties and focus on …

Ghana: Joe Biden Travel Bans Make ‘Africa Their Whipping Boy’

An editorial in the government-owned newspaper Ghanaian Times published Monday accused President Joe Biden and other Western leaders of “mak[ing] Africa their whipping boy” by banning African travelers from entering their countries in response to the discovery of the “Omicron” variant of Chinese coronavirus.

Joe Biden teleprompter (Anna Moneymaker / Getty)

‘A Slap in the Face’: African Presidents Unite Against Biden Travel Bans

The presidents of Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire joined South African President Cyril Ramaphosa for engagements on Wednesday and Thursday in solidarity following the imposition of a travel ban on that country by President Joe Biden and leaders of European and Middle Eastern states this week.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 02: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an Action on Forests and Land Use event on day three of COP26 at SECC on November 2, 2021 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. 2021 sees the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference. The conference will run from 31 October …

Marco Rubio: NYT ‘Covered Up Proof’ Xi Jinping Personally Ordered Uyghur Genocide

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) challenged the New York Times – a newspaper with a long history of defending communist atrocities – to explain its decision to withhold critical information indicating Chinese dictator Xi Jinping was personally the architect behind the ongoing genocide of Muslim minorities in the country.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 26: Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) questions witnesses during a Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services Subcommittee hearing looking into the budget estimates for National Institute of Health (NIH) and state of medical research n Capitol Hill, May 26, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Sarah …

Nations in Europe, Africa Admit They Had Omicron Cases Before South Africa

The governments of the Netherlands and Nigeria revealed between Tuesday and Wednesday that they had found evidence of people in their countries testing positive for the Omicron variant of the Chinese coronavirus prior to scientists in South Africa confirming its existence.

A commuter wearing a face mask rides a bus in Liverpool on November 30, 2021. - Britain will require all arriving passengers to isolate until they can show a negative PCR test against Covid-19 and is restoring a mandate to wear face masks in shops and public transport as part …

Biden Admin Strips Colombia’s Hezbollah-Tied FARC Terrorists of Terrorist Label

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Tuesday that the U.S. would remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) – a Marxist terrorist group with a record of over 50 years of mass killings, rape, kidnappings, and child abuse, among other crimes – from its list of designated terrorist groups.

Former FARC commander Jesus Santrich (L) greets supporters after the Supreme Court ordered his release in Bogota, Colombia on May 30, 2019

U.N. Sounds Alarm on Biden-Style Africa Travel Bans

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres condemned travel bans rapidly imposed in the past week on southern African countries in response to the discovery of a new Chinese coronavirus variant, stating on Monday that he was “deeply concerned” about policies such as that enacted by President Joe Biden.

US President Joe Biden presents his national statement during day two of COP26 at SECC on November 1, 2021 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. 2021 sees the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference. The conference will run from 31 October for two weeks, finishing on 12 November. It was meant to …

China Trashes ‘Complicated’ mRNA Coronavirus Vaccines in Africa Giveaway

China’s state-run Global Times dismissed the mRNA technology vaccines against Chinese coronavirus used in America as too “high-priced” and “complicated” for Africa on Monday, shortly before dictator Xi Jinping announced China would give the continent 1 billion doses of its low-quality alternatives.

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) via video link in Beijing on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. China has pledged to donate 600 million doses …

Taliban ‘Prime Minister’ Tells Starving Afghans Famine Is a ‘Test from Allah’

The Taliban jihadist organization’s designated “prime minister” of Afghanistan, Mohammad Hassan Akhund, delivered a bizarre audio address to the nation on Sunday night declaring gratitude to the Taliban “obligatory” and claiming that widespread poverty, including malnutrition and famine fears, are “a great test from Allah.”

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid addresses a press conference in Kabul on September 7, 2021. - The Taliban on September 7 announced UN-sanctioned Taliban veteran Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund as the leader of their new government, while giving key positions to some of the movement's top officials. (Photo by Aamir QURESHI …

President of South Africa Rages Against Travel Bans over Omicron Variant

Cyril Ramaphosa, the president of South Africa, condemned on Sunday what he repeatedly called “unjustified” travel bans on citizens of his country and its neighbors by much of the West and the Middle East in response to the discovery of a new Chinese coronavirus variant known as “Omicron.”

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China Declares Victory Against Omicron Coronavirus Variant While Delta Ravages Country

The Communist Party of China cited several alleged “experts” in its state-run press on Sunday to preemptively declare its policies against the latest Chinese coronavirus “variant of concern,” Omicron, a success even as Beijing struggles to contain an increasingly severe outbreak of the currently prevalent Delta variant.

This photo taken on March 23, 2020 shows residents cheering as members of a medical assistance team from Chongqing depart after helping with the COVID-19 coronavirus recovery effort in Yunmeng county, in Xiaogan city in China's central Hubei province. - China announced on March 24 that a lockdown would be …

China: Joe Biden Invite to Taiwan for Democracy Summit ‘Wimpy’

The State Department announced this week that it would host a “Summit for Democracy” online, featuring the sovereign nation of Taiwan among its participants. While the U.S. government does not recognize Taiwan as a country, an outraged Chinese protested that it, the world’s most prolific human rights abuser, was not invited.

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Report: Joe Biden to Strip Colombian FARC Communists of Terrorist Designation

Anonymous alleged “U.S. and congressional officials” told the Wall Street Journal this week that President Joe Biden is planning to remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a nearly 60-year-old terrorist organization responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths, from America’s list of designated foreign terrorist groups.

COLOMBIA, - : TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Hector Velasco Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas listen during a "class" on the peace process between the Colombian government and their force, at a camp in the Colombian mountains on February 18, 2016. They still wear green combat fatigues …

Peru: Conservatives Try to Impeach Communist President After Narrow Loss

A coalition of three political parties in Peru successfully collected the 26 signatures necessary to begin an impeachment debate against communist President Pedro Castillo, attracting popular support resulting in angry citizens chasing Castillo out of a public appearance on Monday.

Peru's President Pedro Castillo speaks at a ceremony after Bolivia's president decorated him with The Great Cross of the Andes Condor, at the Casa Grande del Pueblo presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Castillo is on a one day official visit to take part in a …

Report: Cuban Refugees Trapped in Migrant Mob in Belarus

The Australian network SBS found a Cuban refugee among the throngs of thousands of migrants on the border between Belarus and Poland. In an interview published on Monday, Juan Carlos told SBS he was one of seven Cubans attempting to escape communism into Europe after making it to Europe’s last dictatorship.

Migrants settle in a logistics center at the checkpoint "Kuznitsa" at the Belarus-Poland border near Grodno, Belarus, on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. Polish authorities said Friday there are no more migrants camping along the Belarus side of the European Union's eastern border, but attempts at illegally crossing into the bloc's …