democracy

Communists Sweep Sham Hong Kong Election

Chinese state media on Sunday trumpeted the “landslide victory” of pro-Beijing “patriotic” candidates in Hong Kong, while governments across the free world expressed grave concerns about a sham election in which pro-democracy candidates were legally persecuted and prevented from running.

HONG KONG, CHINA - DECEMBER 20: Starry Lee Wai King celebrates on stage after winning the Legislative Council General Election on December 20, 2021 in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong holds its first major election since Beijing dictated only "patriots" can govern the city, a move that wiped out the …

NBA’s Enes Kanter to ‘Cultish’ Chinese Communist Party: ‘Hong Kong Will Be FREE!”

Basketball player Enes Kanter of the Boston Celtics, an outspoken critic of the Chinese government for its oppression of the Uyghur Muslims, on Tuesday called Chinese leader Xi Jinping a “ruthless dictator,” referred to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) as a cult, and declared that Hong Kong will someday be “free” despite China’s efforts to crush democracy on the island.

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Blackwell and Roman: In God We Trust. Government — Not So Much

Those who relish the unyielding power of the state over the individual have had a good year. Lockdowns by tyrannical governors and state and local bureaucrats, along with expansive authority seized out of thin air by the CDC and other arms of the federal government, have made America almost unrecognizable as a bastion of freedom.

The U.S Capitol Building is prepared for the inaugural ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as American flags are placed in the ground on the National Mall on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. The approximately 191,500 U.S. flags will cover part of the National Mall and will represent the American …

Report: Tunisian Prime Minister Punched in Face Until He Resigned in Palace Coup

According to a report at Middle East Eye on Wednesday, Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi was persuaded to resign over the weekend by getting repeatedly punched in the face, allegedly with the involvement of visiting Egyptian security officials who were advising President Kais Saied on his bid to assert total control by invoking emergency powers.

Tunisia's Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi takes the oath of office during the new government swearing-in ceremony at Carthage Palace on the eastern outskirts of the capital Tunis on September 2, 2020, following a confidence vote by parliament. - Tunisia's parliament has approved a new technocratic government tasked with tackling deep …

Hong Kong Democracy Activist Agnes Chow Released from Prison

HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow was released from jail Saturday after serving more than six months for taking part in unauthorized assemblies during massive 2019 anti-government protests that triggered a crackdown on dissent in the former British colony.

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