Africans in Guangzhou have reported being targets of racial discrimination, and were placed by local police under coronavirus quarantine despite no travel history or other risk factors, Time reported. Some Africans say they were subjected to discriminatory testing or even evicted from their homes without cause. … [Read more...] about McDonald’s Apologizes For Sign Banning Black People At Restaurant In China
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Yet evidently, Chinese authorities heard those words and took umbrage. As the Journal reported, “Regulators regarded the speech as a direct attack against them.” And so the bureaucrats ordered the cancellation of the initial public offering of stock in Ma’s new company—a decision that cost the mogul billions. Indeed, the Journal added, “Chinese leader Xi Jinping personally interven[ed] to scuttle the market listing.” Moreover, the newspaper continued, “Beijing is now looking to shrink Mr. Ma’s technology and financial empire and potentially take a larger stake in his businesses.” … [Read more...] about Pinkerton – China: The Forbidden Country That Forbids the Truth
Across California, each person infected is spreading it, on average, to less than one other person, meaning the transmission rate is dropping, Rutherford said. The rate was 1.25 in December so “that’s a big difference,” he said. “That’s thousands of fewer deaths.” … [Read more...] about California deaths remain devastatingly high even as surge of infections begins to abate
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, an independent rights watchdog, expressed concern on what it called the “growing censorship in Pakistan” in one of its press releases in October last year. However, its general secretary, Harris Khalique, put partial blame on opposition political parties for not highlighting the issue. … [Read more...] about Interference Forces BBC to Stop Airing Show on Pakistani TV
Guatemala’s immigration spokesman Alejandra Mena told Reuters that there were approximately 6,500 Honduran migrants on the move. Thousands crossed the country’s southern border on Saturday with an ultimate announced destination of the United States. … [Read more...] about Migrant Caravan in Guatemala Pushes Through Border from Honduras — Heading to U.S.A.