Posts Tagged ‘detains’

Kazakhstan Detains Nearly 1,700 More After Violent Unrest

MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakh authorities said Wednesday they detained 1,678 more people in the past 24 hours over their alleged participation in the violent unrest that rocked the former Soviet nation last week, the worst since Kazakhstan gained independence three decades ago. The additional detentions, reported by authorities in Almaty, the country’s largest city that […]

Kazakhstan Detains Former Security Chief for Treason

Posted on January 8, 2022 by martyrashrakat Jan 9 2022 By Staff, Agencies The former head of Kazakhstan’s domestic intelligence agency has been detained on suspicion of high treason after he was fired amid violent protests. The National Security Committee, or KNB, said in a statement on Saturday its former chief Karim Masimov – a […]

Ethiopia detains thousands of Tigrayans repatriated from Saudi Arabia, rights group says

The Ethiopian government has been detaining and forcibly disappearing thousands of Tigrayans who were repatriated back to the country from Saudi Arabia, according to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). After tens of thousands of Tigrayans were deported from the Gulf Arab Kingdom between December 2020 and September 2021 under an agreement with Ethiopia, […]

France detains man for shipping chemical weapons parts to Syria regime

French police have detained a French-Syrian man on suspicion of supplying the Syrian regime of Bashar Al-Assad with components to develop its chemical weapons capabilities. According to the news agency, AFP, which cited anonymous sources close to the case, the 59-year-old was arrested on Saturday in the south of France after returning to the country […]

Poland ‘detains 100 migrants after attempted border crossing’ from Belarus

Polish security forces arrested around a hundred migrants overnight as they tried to break across the border from Belarus, Poland’s defence ministry said on Thursday. “A group of around 100 migrants were arrested by Polish services,” the ministry said, accusing Belarusian forces of having “forced the migrants to throw stones at Polish soldiers to distract […]

Belarus Government Blocks Media Outlet, Detains Reporters

KYIV, Ukraine—Belarusian authorities blocked the website of a leading online media outlet, detained several of its journalists, and conducted searches involving three other media organizations Thursday, the latest moves in a sweeping clampdown on dissent and independent media in the ex-Soviet nation. Belarus’s Information Ministry said it has blocked Nasha Niva’s website after the prosecutor […]

Iraq detains 964 wanted terrorists in a week

The Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Friday the detention of 964 wanted terrorists during a series of campaigns carried out by security forces last week, Anadolu Agency reported. The ministry confirmed that the campaign was carried out between 20 May and 3 July, issuing no additional details about the operation. On Thursday, two people were […]

Germany detains suspects for stoning synagogue, burning Israeli flags

German police have detained more than a dozen men in three cities suspected of damaging a synagogue with stones, burning Israeli flags and starting a fire at a memorial for a Jewish house of prayer destroyed during the Nazi pogroms of 1938.German politicians on Wednesday condemned the three separate incidents as antisemitic attacks, which coincided […]

Israel detains Jerusalem activists ahead of Palestinian elections

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Russian security service briefly detains Ukrainian diplomat

Russia‘s FSB security service briefly detained a Ukrainian diplomat in St Petersburg, Ukraine‘s foreign ministry said on Saturday, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the neighboring countries. Interfax news agency earlier reported the FSB as saying Oleksandr Sosoniuk was taken into custody when he tried to obtain classified information from Russian law enforcement databases […]

Egypt detains 8 people in Sohag train crash 

Egypt’s top prosecutor yesterday ordered the detention of eight people following a train collision in Upper Egypt. Two trains collided on Friday in Egypt’s southern province of Sohag, leaving 18 passengers dead and 200 others injured. In an official statement, the general prosecutor said that the detention order had included the “drivers of the two […]

Russia detains around 200 people, including leading opposition figures

Russian police detained around 200 people, including several prominent opposition figures, at a meeting of independent and opposition politicians in Moscow on Saturday, the interior ministry said. Вот видео моего задержания: прямо во время общения с журналистами. Зачем вообще разогнали форум независимых депутатов? Власти очевидно кажется, что она демонстрирует силу. В реальности же вся эта […]

Russia detains around 150 people, including leading opposition figures

MOSCOW  – Russian police detained around 150 people at a meeting of independent and opposition politicians in Moscow on Saturday, accusing them of links to an “undesirable organization,” a monitoring group and a TV station said. Вот видео моего задержания: прямо во время общения с журналистами. Зачем вообще разогнали форум независимых депутатов? Власти очевидно кажется, […]

Hong Kong detains 47 activists in sweeping use of new security law

Hong Kong police on Sunday detained 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the city’s controversial national security law. The former lawmakers and democracy advocates had been previously arrested in a sweeping police operation in January but were released. They have been detained again and will appear in court on Monday, […]

Europol detains 10 hackers over $100 million cryptocurrency theft from celebrities

8 criminals were arrested by Europol on Tuesday following an international investigation into the theft of $100 million of cryptocurrencies through sim swapping attacks that targeted celebrities and high-profile figures. The eight individuals were detained in the United States, after two others were arrested in Malta and Belgium, all part of the same network of […]

Myanmar Military Seizes Power, Detains Elected Leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Feb 1 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military seized power on Monday in a coup against the democratically elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with other leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party in early morning raids. The army said it had carried out the detentions in response […]

Los Angeles Superspreader Task Force Detains at Least 900 at NYE Parties

The Los Angeles County Superspreader Task Force detained at least 900 people after shutting down five New Year’s Eve parties. The task force also arrested or issued 90 citations and recovered at least six guns at the parties, three of them being in downtown Los Angeles, Malibu, and Pomona, KTTV reported. The Malibu party was […]

France detains ex-associate of Jeffrey Epstein over sex crime accusations

PARIS — Prominent French modeling agent Jean-Luc Brunel, a former close associate of disgraced American billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, has been detained in France on accusations of sex crimes, prosecutors said on Thursday. Brunel was detained on Wednesday on accusations of rape, sexual assault of minors, human trafficking and being part of a criminal conspiracy, Paris […]

Israel detains Palestinian teen with severe head injury, again

As Mohammad Tamimi, 15, walked to the market near his home in the occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh Sunday morning, he passed by a new white Hyundai. Two men he assumed to be Palestinians were standing outside the parked car, speaking fluent Arabic on their phones. Two more were sitting inside the car, […]

Israeli military detains 10 members of Tamimi family, including cousin they previously shot in the face

     In the middle of the night on Monday, around 3 a.m., the Israeli military raided the central occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh in full force, a common occurrence for the village’s internationally-recognized residents, the Tamimi family, who have seen several family members – a large portion of them minors – arrested from […]

Turkey Detains 449 People for Criticizing Invasion of Syria on Social Media

As Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria continues, so too does their policy of arresting anyone seen as even sort of opposed to the attack. The Turkish Interior Ministry now says 449 people have been detained for criticizing the war on social media, and 124 more detained for taking part in actual protests. Riot police […]

ICE Detains Immigrant Rights Leader Ravi Ragbir, Sparks Manhattan Protests

ICE Detains Immigrant Rights Leader Ravi Ragbir, Sparks Manhattan Protests Above Photo: Twitter/ Ydanis RodriguezHundreds of protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center on the Lower West Side Thursday, chanting “ICE out now” and demanding to know the whereabouts of a prominent immigrant rights leader, just hours after two city councilmen were […]

Israel detains 313 children– but State Department says it has no ‘information on that’

The State Department denies knowledge of 300 Palestinian children being detained by Israel, though that fact is well-established. At a briefing on January 2, State’s spokesperson was asked about the arrest of Ahed Tamimi, 16, in the middle of the night from her home in occupied Nabi Saleh. QUESTION: I am talking about a very young teenage Palestinian, […]

Russia’s FSB detains ISIS cell members planning attacks in St. Petersburg

The attacks were planned to involve “a suicide bomber blowing [himself] up inside a religious facility and the murder of civilians with improvised explosive devises in places of mass gatherings,” the FSB statement said. The cell members were detained overnight from Wednesday to Thursday, the FSB reported. During the raid, law enforcement agents seized “a […]

Iran most secure country in region

Kermanshah, July 18, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani’s adviser on Ethnic and Religious Minorities Affairs Ali Younesi said in this western province on Monday that Iran is considered as the most secure country in the region, thanks to its ancient-old and rich culture. Speaking in a gathering in Paveh township, Younesi underscored that Iran hates […]

Fake Dead Pig, Human Dummies, and Fake Blood Proves Nice Attack is an Arch Zionist Hoax

Fake Dead Pig, Human Dummies, and Fake Blood Proves Nice Attack is an Arch-Zionist Hoax With revelations thanks to our posters Make no mistake about it the Nice ‘truck attack’ is, in fact, a non-attack and is absolutely a fake and a hoax. Furthermore, this is no false flag but is, rather, merely a staged […]

Why Iran plays a key role in China’s new Silk Road project

Following the inking of the Iranian nuclear deal, Beijing has bolstered its economic and political ties with Tehran and with good reason: Iran is not only a prospective supplier of oil and natural gas but also the key geostrategic region for the China-led New Silk Road project. “Iran is the key link of the “Silk Road” land route to Europe, as it is connected […]

China and other SCO Founding Members Cautious About Accession of India and Pakistan

Mass shooting in Orlando nightclub, reports of hostage situation, gunman possibly ‘wearing a bomb’

The incident took place at Pulse night club. My friend works at OPD. She’s saying the gunman is strapping bombs to the people inside Pulse. — Ali Akın Kurnaz (@AliAkinK) June 12, 2016 The suspect is reportedly still inside the nightclub, according to the Orlando News’ correspondent. That sound was a controlled explosion by law […]

Republicans united against evil of socialism, back Trump

Alwaght- Now that the last remaining Republican candidates dropped out of the presidential race and opened the road for Donald Trump to be the unchallenged Republican candidate for November 2016 presidential election, the GOP’s leaders are doing their best to, at any expense, unite their party around their candidate Trump and so keep Hilary Clinton, […]

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