Posts Tagged ‘crackdown’

Defying Deadly Crackdown, Crowds Again Protest Myanmar Coup

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police in Myanmar’s biggest city fired tear gas Monday at defiant crowds who returned to the streets to protest last month’s coup, despite reports that security forces had killed at least 18 people a day earlier. The protesters in Yangon were chased as they tried to gather at their usual meeting […]

Myanmar: Reports of fatalities as junta steps up crackdown on protests

At least three people are reported to have died in Myanmar as security forces made mass arrests and appeared to use lethal force on Sunday, as they intensified their efforts to break up protests a month after the military staged a coup. The fatalities are reported to have happened during a violent crackdown in Dawei, […]

At least two reported dead, multiple injured as Myanmar continues crackdown on anti-coup protests (VIDEOS)

Myanmar riot police repeatedly opened fire and used stun grenades against anti-coup protesters on Sunday as part of a continuing crackdown. At least two people were reportedly killed and several more injured. Law enforcers shot at protesters in Myanmar’s largest city of Yangon on Sunday, according to local media reports backed up by multiple videos […]

As Macron Courts the Far-Right, France Launches Crackdown on “Islamo-Leftism”

By Alan Macleod Source Islamo-leftism is a label coined by the far-right, with many pointing out the distinct similarities between it and “Judeo-Bolshevism,” a term created by German Nazis linking religion with a set of political beliefs. Yet it has quickly been taken up by many in France’s political center. PARIS — France’s Minister for Higher […]

Instagram’s crackdown on ‘hateful’ DMs speeds up the spiral of Anglocentric censorship on social media

By Nebojsa Malic, senior writer at RT The app founded to share cute photos is now using AI to censor “hate speech” in direct messages, enforcing an Anglo-American notion of banning the ever-increasing expanse of unapproved thoughts on the rest of the planet. Anyone who sends direct messages containing “hate speech” or abuse shall henceforth be […]

Trump supporters compare social media crackdown on far right to Nazi Kristallnacht pogrom against Jews

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Steve King, Jeanine Pirro compare crackdown on far right to Kristallnacht

Amazon, Apple and Google have all decided to ban the social media app Parler, which is popular among the far-right, from their platforms. Source 00 Hits: 5

China Seizes on DC Riots to Justify Their Disgusting Crackdown in Hong Kong

The Communist Chinese government seized on Wednesday’s riots in the Capitol to justify their human rights abuses on protestors in Hong Kong. CCP government propaganda outlet Global Times posted images from both the DC riots and the Hong Kong protests to highlight western media double standards in offering support for unrest in Hong Kong while […]

Coronavirus Crackdown: Aussie Partygoers Warned Against Kissing, Hugging, Displays of Affection

Partygoers heading out to celebrate New Year’s Eve in two of Australia’s most populous states have been told by government officials what’s good for them, being warned against any random acts of affection due to the risks posed by the coronavirus. In the southern state of Victoria, the government wants no displays of physical contact […]

Provinces Crackdown On Indigenous Land Defenders

Above photo: From The Spec. May infringe charter rights. Toronto – Months after a group of Haudenosaunee people set up camp on a construction site near Caledonia, Ontario, a provincial court granted Haldimand County an order permanently forbidding people from “interfering” with any public road. A lawyer for the county argued that the injunction was […]

China Conducts Two Trials in Crackdown on Audio Bibles

Photo Credit: Chickenonline/Pixabay (Voice of America) — Chinese courtrooms this month were the scene of two trials prosecuting Christian businessmen for selling audio versions of the Bible, a new crackdown that is part of a government campaign to “eradicate pornography and illegal publications.” Lai Jinqiang, a Christian businessman whose company sells an audio Bible player […]

France considers introducing new ‘ecocide’ offence in pollution crackdown

The French government is planning to crack down on behaviours against the environment by creating an “ecocide” offence. The plan was originally brought forward by the Citizens’ Convention for Climate, an assembly consisting of 150 randomly selected citizens established in 2019 by President Emmanuel Macron with the aim to reduce France’s greenhouse gas emissions. The […]

As Heads Roll In Streets Of France, Elites Finally Greenlight Crackdown On Muslim Terrorists

    For years, Jews in France have heavily promoted diversity and the mass immigration of Muslims into France in order to undermine and destroy its White Christian identity, but now that their Muslim ‘golems‘ are beginning to literally behead French people in the streets, the notoriously cowardly Jews are now encouraging the French government […]

As Heads Roll In Streets Of France, Jews Finally Greenlight Crackdown On Their Muslim ‘Golems’

For years, Jews in France have heavily promoted diversity and the mass immigration of Muslims into France in order to undermine and destroy its White Christian identity, but now that their Muslim ‘golems‘ are beginning to literally behead French people in the streets, the notoriously cowardly Jews are now encouraging the French government to crackdown […]

France beheading: Macron promises crackdown on radical Islam after murder of teacher Samuel Paty

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday that the “Cheikh Yassine Collective” is to be dissolved due to its “direct” implication in the terror attack against teacher Samuel Paty and that further measures against radical Islam are to be taken over the next few days. Talking to reporters from Bobigny, a northeastern suburb of Paris, […]

Trump blasts N.Y.C. crackdown of Jewish gatherings: ‘What does this grim picture remind you of?’

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NYC authorities warn of crackdown as infections mount in Hasidic areas

JTA — After days of warning about rising COVID-19 cases in Orthodox neighborhoods, New York City is threatening drastic enforcement measures starting as early as Tuesday, the day after Yom Kippur. The city also plans to begin inspecting private schools in areas with high COVID-19 rates to check that they are conforming to the city’s […]

Amid ‘increasing’ crackdown, Saudi dissidents form opposition party

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Ecuador cut Assange’s internet over Catalonia crackdown tweet – source close to WikiLeaks

The WikiLeaks founder, who is stranded in Ecuador’s diplomatic mission in London, found himself in a total communication blackout on Wednesday. The ire of the Ecuadorian government, which chose to leave its embassy staff without mobile connection rather than allow Assange to stay online, was triggered by the fugitive activists’ remarks on Catalan politics, a […]

School Administrators Crackdown on Anti-Violence Student Protests

Ten days before American student outrage over gun violence triggered multitudes across the U.S and around the world to join in “March For Our Lives” protests; many US high school educators and other adults provided students with strident lessons in assholelisity. During the March 14, 2018 National School Walkout Day staged by students to show […]

The skies are blue again in Beijing as pollution crackdown takes effect, but are polluters just migrating?

(Natural News) The Chinese government’s recent crackdown on air pollution from coal-fired sources has borne fruit as Beijing residents enjoy the sight of cerulean skies for a record amount of time. However, some people are worried that the polluters are just migrating to other cities, The Guardian recently reported. According to state-operated media, Beijing enjoyed a record 226 […]

YouTube Ban Alex Jones’ InfoWars As Crackdown On Alt. Media Goes Nuclear

YouTube has permanently banned Alex Jones’ InfoWars account as the social media giant goes nuclear in its purge of alternative media channels. The InfoWars account, which had over 2.2 million subscribers, was given a third strike on Saturday and told it would face ‘imminent deletion.’ Infowars.com reports: After one strike was removed earlier in the […]

European consumer’s group calls for a crackdown on "bogus" health claims on sugared-up food products marketed to children

(Natural News) The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) is urging the European Commission (EC) to look into the misleading labels of “unhealthy food and beverage products” that claim to be good for its target markets. The BEUC’s recently launched campaign aims to boycott the EC’s “long-standing failure” to put an end to the […]

Saudi Arabia says settlement in anti-corruption crackdown valued at $106 bn

The settlements consist of a various assets including real estate, commercial entities, securities, and cash, Mojeb said, as cited in a statement released by the government’s information office. The attorney-general said the number of subpoenaed individuals reached 381, adding that 56 remain in custody. Those still in custody have not reached settlements “due to other pending […]

Gazan succumbs to wounds after violent Israeli crackdown

Palestinian youth on Saturday morning succumbed to his wounds sustained during violent Israeli forces crackdown on protesters along Gaza Strip borders last week. Sherif al-Abd Shalash, 28, was injured last Sunday during rallies denouncing US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “He died of his wounds on Saturday,” Spokesman of the […]

OSCE urges Azerbaijan to end crackdown on journalists

nsnbc : Harlem Désir, the Representative on Freedom of the Media of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) expressed grave concerns regarding the […]

‘EU crackdown on bitcoin is attempt to protect banks’

The European Union agreed on Friday to stricter regulations to prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism using bitcoin exchange platforms. “Today’s agreement will bring more transparency to improve the prevention of money laundering and to cut off terrorist financing,” Europe’s Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said. RT discussed the issue with Annie Machon, a […]

Crypto-crackdown: EU agrees on new rules to curb bitcoin anonymity

The new rules concerning cryptocurrency passed on Friday by the European Parliament and the European Council are part of a larger package, which also target prepaid cards and trust funds. The agreement is meant to be enshrined in legislation within 18 months by EU members. Once they become law, the rules will require cryptocurrency exchange […]

Watching The Hawks – Congressional Crackdown with Ryan Girdusky

Watching The Hawks – Congressional Crackdown with Ryan Girdusky Watching The Hawksyoutube.com As the battle over tax reform rages in Congress, lawmakers are also preparing to tackle a potential government shutdown over border wall funding, the fate of Dreamers, and a host of other hot button issues. At the same time, scandal after scandal threatens […]

Shell ‘motivated’ Nigerian Army in deadly crackdown on local tribes opposing extraction – Amnesty

The rights group has reviewed a cache of the company’s internal documents, including strategy papers, internal memos and letters to officials, as well as witness statements, revealing that the Anglo-Dutch oil giant directly engaged in Nigerian military’s brutal campaign to silence anti-pollution protesters in the oil-rich tribal region of Ogoniland back in the 1990s. Oil […]

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