Posts Tagged ‘sweeping’

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, […]

House Poised to Vote on Sweeping ‘LGBT’ Bill Expected to Further Endanger Religious Liberty

(NBC News) — Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., reintroduced the Equality Act in the House of Representatives on Thursday, with a vote on the sweeping LGBTQ rights bill expected next week. The move brings the bill one step closer to potentially establishing the first federal discrimination protections for LGBTQ people. Specifically, it would prohibit discrimination based on sexual […]

Saudi Arabia lifts sweeping ban on international travel, imposed over mutant Covid-19 variant

Two weeks after virtually locking down its borders, Riyadh has softened travel restrictions imposed to curb the rapid spread of a new coronavirus variant, resuming access to the kingdom by air, land and sea. The country is set to reopen for international travel at 11am on Sunday local time, the Saudi Press Agency reported, citing […]

BC Goes Full Draconian With New Sweeping Mandatory Mask Measures — What You Need to Know

BC Goes Full Draconian With New Sweeping Mandatory Mask Measures — What You Need to Know Activist Post / Activist Post By Press For Truth The BC government has just announced a new sweeping mandatory mask mandate that includes mandatory masks in all indoor public and retail spaces and restricting social gatherings to household members […]

Canada: ‘A Lot of People Are Suffering’: Physicians Oppose Sweeping Lockdowns

Wake Up To The Truth People walk along a deserted street in Old Montreal on Nov. 18, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Ryan Remiorz) By Lee Harding November 18, 2020 Updated: November 19, 2020 Ontario Premier Doug Ford says another lockdown is possible, but an increasingly vocal group of medical health experts are urging a more measured […]

Israel’s enters 2nd sweeping lockdown as Rosh Hashanah starts; defiance expected

Israel’s new national coronavirus lockdown, the country’s second this year, entered into effect Friday at 2 p.m., marking the first time in the world an advanced country has imposed a repeat closure to curb the pandemic. The three-week shutdown, requiring the closure of many businesses and setting strict limits on movement and public gatherings, starts […]

In Sweeping $43 Trillion Overhaul, China Merges Banking And Insurance Regulators

Confirming previous reports, overnight Caixin announced that China plans to merge the banking (CBRC) and insurance regulators (CIRC) and to form a new agency called China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) in the biggest industry overhaul since 2003.  Meanwhile, the CBIRC will hand its central bank the power to write the rules for […]

California wildfires: At least 10 dead, 1,500 structures destroyed as 20,000 flee flames sweeping through wine country (UPDATES)

     Raging wildfires in California’s wine country have claimed at least 10 lives and forced thousands to flee their homes. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds have swept through the region, destroying 1,500 homes and businesses as flames raged unchecked through high-end resorts, grocery stores and tree-lined neighbourhoods. Comment: At least 1,500 structures destroyed by Northern […]

U.S. House Unanimously Approves Sweeping Self-Driving Car Measure

U.S. House Unanimously Approves Sweeping Self-Driving Car Measure September 6th, 2017 Via: Reuters: The U.S. House on Wednesday unanimously approved a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls by putting federal regulators in the driver’s seat and barring states […]

Mahmoud Abbas decrees sweeping internet speech restrictions

Charlotte Silver Rights and Accountability 9 August 2017 Decree by PA leader Mahmoud Abbas imposes fines, prison and hard labor on Palestinians who violate “public manners” or harm “social harmony” with online comments. Wisam Hashlamoun APA images Palestinian media and human rights groups are calling on the Palestinian Authority to suspend the new “Electronic Crimes” […]

Euro MPs urge scrapping Turkey accession talks over Erdogan’s sweeping powers

The resolution came as part of an annual assessment of Turkey’s reform progress by Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs, according to a Tuesday press release from the European Parliament.  Erdogan threatens to say ‘goodbye’ to EU as official warns Turkey won’t be joining bloc Referencing a recent vote which gave Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping […]

Japan Imposes Sweeping Pre-Crime Surveillance Law Ahead Of 2020 Olympics

By Nicholas West With the latest spate of terror attacks we are beginning to witness supposedly democratic countries take increasingly tyrannical positions in the name of security. Yesterday, Germany made it clear that they were willing to eradicate basic civil liberties by forcing the surveillance of smartphone apps and communications as well as […]

Russia requests WTO consultations over sweeping Ukrainian sanctions

     Russia has demanded consultations with the World Trade Organization and Kiev over Ukrainian sanctions, which it believes have violated the organization’s rules. If the consultations are not fruitful, Russia may seek legal action against Ukraine. Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin announced the decision on the sidelines of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ministerial meeting, […]

Scoop: Trump, irked at cabinet and staff, mulls sweeping shake-up

Scoop: Trump, irked at cabinet and staff, mulls sweeping shake-up Mainstream media catches up to story days after Infowars Axios May 14, 2017 Editor’s Note: The rest of the mainstream media is now reporting on this possible purge days after Infowars reported that President Trump was planning a major purge inside the White House. At […]

Angry birds: City birds are more aggressive than their country cousins

     No need to head to the movie theater or download the video game app: Angry Birds can be found right in your backyard this summer—if you live in the suburbs, that is. Virginia Tech researchers recently found in Southwest Virginia that birds that live in suburban areas exhibit significantly higher levels of territorial aggression […]

Marriott Hotels Caught Normalizing Chemtrails

High-end hotel chain JW Marriott has been accused of attempting to normalize the chemtrail agenda by placing artworks on their walls featuring chemtrails sprayed on blue skies. Double and King rooms at the Marriott Newark Liberty Airport Hotel feature walls decorated with artwork showing unmistakable chemtrail-generated parallel lines overlaid on a pale blue sky board. […]

Libertarian Cuck Gary Johnson on Donald Trump’s Plan to Build a Wall – “Racist! It’s Just Racist!”

Info Stormer May 31, 2016 Libertarian cucktard Gary Johnson thinks you are a racist if you believe a nation should have strong borders. Today’s Libertarian party has changed a great deal.  This is not the 1980s Libertarian party of Ron Paul whose political philosophy centered around Constitutional principals.  Hell, Paul himself was accused of being “racist” […]

You just know the Iraq Chilcot report will be a whitewash because Blair is still a free man

UK’s Iraq Report to Be Released on July 6 A long-delayed report into Britain’s involvement in the Iraq war will be published on July 6. A long-delayed report on Britain’s involvement in the Iraq war will be published on July 6, seven years after the inquiry began, officials say. The Iraq Inquiry said on Monday […]

Thousands Protest As Greek Parliament Adopts New Austerity Measures

Clashes with police erupted as thousands gathered outside the Greek parliament in Athens to protest controversial new austerity measures. MPs in Greece voted in favor of new  measures, which will include pension cuts and tax hikes as well as new taxes on internet and TV. Greek police reportedly fired teargas during the protest ahead of the […]

Update on Reader Survey: A Treasure Trove of Ideas!

A couple days ago, Adam and Phil posted a request to Mondoweiss readers to give us feedback on the site and give us a snapshot of who our readers are. Well, it’s been less than 60 hours since the first respondent completed the survey, and as of now over 400 people have shared feedback with […]

Car bombing rocks Turkish capital Ankara, 34 dead, 125 injured

At least 34 people were killed and 125 injured in the explosion, according to the Turkish health ministry, as cited by Sputnik news agency. The blast occurred near Guven Park in the city center. The suicide car bomb went off at 6:43 pm local time (16:43 GMT), Turkish broadcaster TRT said. The site of the blast is close […]

What is Iran’s Emad ballistic missile test message after nuclear deal?

It is important to ask ourselves: what is Emad`s objective? Emad`s objective is to amend the discriminatory international security traditions. In this view, Emad intermediate-range ballistic missile doesn`t have very complex design and capabilities, but it is Emad`s diplomatic objective which is very complex. Therefore, Emad was not tested in order to target any country`s […]

Russia Could Be Called In To Help Iraq After Turkish ‘Invasion’

Reports indicate that Turkey deployed 130 soldiers near the city of Mosul in northern Iraq on Friday, allegedly to help Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in their battle with ISIL. Iraqi parliamentarian Hakim al-Zamili, head of the committee on security and defense said in an interview with Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, that Baghdad could retaliate for the breach of sovereignty […]

A Husband In Mourning – The Murder Of Amanda Blackburn

The Intriguing Murder Of Amanda Blackburn And Her Intriguing Husband Video Description: A very interesting case to follow. Amanda Blackburn was shot and killed in her home. Law enforcement almost immediately rules out her husband. He has an alibi that shows him at the gym around the time of the murder. After viewing Pastor Davey’s […]

Nigel Farage: A new democratic revolution is sweeping northern Europe

  You Tube September 29, 2011 • European Parliament, Strasbourg – 28 September 2011 • Speaker: Nigel Farage MEP, UKIP, Co-President of the EFD Group in the European Parliament (Europe of Freedom and Democracy) • Debate: State of the Union address by the President of the Commission, José Manuel Barroso • Speech Transcript: Mr […]

Sweeping Up the Mess and Saving Our Kids

Press Propaganda and Lobbying Not Helping Anyone   By Gordon Duff, Staff Writer   The Middle East and South Asia shouldn’t be driving American foreign policy or politics, not the way it is.  First of all, we have two levels of communication, wild conspiracy theory from conservative websites, I could list a hundred, crazy publications […]

Obama Orders Sweeping Sanctions and Regime Change in Syria Without Congress

Activist Post Monday, September 5, 2011 Once again President Obama has used the authority vested in him in the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the National Emergencies Act to impose sweeping sanctions against a sovereign nation without Congressional approval. On August 18th, 2011, Obama signed Executive Order 13582: Blocking Property of the Government of Syria and […]

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