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Wednesday, March 3, 2021
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Leaked Emails Confirm UN Gave Names of Dissidents to Chinese Communist Party

Leaked Emails show UN officials give names of Chinese dissidents to the communist regime before they are set to testify against CCP’s abuses.

Hongkongers Resist Gov’t Forced Contact-Tracing App; Burner Phone Sales Soar

Privacy concerns have been raised as Hong Kong's government attempts to force citizens to download the contact tracing app "LeaveHomeSafe."

Myanmar Police Fire Rubber Bullets, Wounding Three, As Hundreds Of Thousands Protest

Hundreds of thousands joined nationwide pro-democracy demonstrations in defiance of the military call to halt mass gatherings.

Indian Court Orders Abortion On Teen Girl: ‘The Fetus Wouldn’t Wish To Be Born’

A 15-year-old girl thought to be about 11 weeks pregnant has been ordered by a court to abort her baby.

China Slams British “Brazen Thieves” As Hong Kongers Made Eligible For UK Citizenship

Beijing: "This is the logic of a brazen bandit. This is an open affront to the sovereignty of China. We sternly oppose that."

In Alarming Close Call, Chinese Fighters & US Aircraft Entered Same Defense Zone Off Taiwan

Over the past week tensions have been soaring in the South China Sea and near Taiwan given the increased presence of both Chinese and...

Military Coup Underway In Myanmar As Civilian Leaders Arrested – State TV Off Air, Internet Cut

Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Myanmar's governing NLD party, has been arrested, the spokesman for the party said.

China Tells Taiwan ‘Independence Means War’ As Rival Wargames Ongoing

After China sent aircrafts into Taiwan's airspace, amid soaring tensions, they are now warning that Taiwan "independence means war"

15 Chinese Aircraft Enter Taiwan Air Defense Zone For 2nd Day As US Carrier Roosevelt Approaches

One day after China's military undertook one of its biggest Taiwan "flyovers" yet, China air force planes entered Taiwan’s ADIZ for a 2nd day

Pompeo Slaps Broad New Travel Ban On Top China Officials Over Human Rights Abuses

Pompeo: "The United States has been clear that perpetrators of human rights abuses like these are not welcome in our country."

Pastor In India Attacked By Hindu Extremists, Locked In Room & Left To Die

Violence against Christians in Bihar state has increased in the past two years, with attacks on house churches and pastors happening weekly.

New Bill In China Would Prohibit Foreign Missionaries From Evangelizing

Foreigners will be unable to speak freely about God in China, should a new communist bill be put into law.

Indian High Court Stands Up for Christians Persecuted by Hindu Nationals

Even though the high court told the persecution to stop, local authorities have looked the other way, according to Christians in the region

Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Lawmakers Resign En Masse After China Disqualifies 4

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy legislators began resigning in protest Thursday, one day after the government ousted four members of their camp.

Chile, Colombia, Ecuador & Peru Warn China to Stay Out of Their Waters

The gov'ts of Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, & Peru issued a joint statement warned Chinese ships to stop fishing illegally within their territory

North Korea Jails, Executes Anyone Who Owns a Bible, Shocking Report Says

A new report by watchdog details horrific violations of religious freedom within North Korea, including torture and public execution.

Religious Material Classified as ‘Contraband’ as Persecution by China’s Communist Party Broadens

Persecution by China's communist party intensifies as government officials ban the publishing of religious materials not approved by gov't

China Warns Americans Could be Arrested over DOJ Prosecution of Chinese Scholars: Report

China officials warn US counterparts they may detain US nationals in response to DOJ prosecution of Chinese military-affiliated scholars

China Teaches Students that Jesus Stoned Woman to Death, Changes Biblical Passage in Textbook

The Biblical account where Jesus forgives a woman committing adultery was altered by a Chinese textbook to make our Savior out to be a killer

Pompeo Blasts Communist China for Cracking Down on Christians, Seeking to Rewrite Bible

Pompeo blasted the atheist CCP in China for persecuting Christians & trying to rewrite the Bible to Communist Chinese objectives.

Vietnam Frees Jailed Pastor After Pressure From United States

“This shows the importance of American elected officials speaking out against oppression & promoting the importance of religious freedom"

Dozens Killed in Bloodiest Afghanistan Clashes Since Peace Talks Began

At least 57 members of the Afghan security forces were killed & dozens injured in overnight clashes with Taliban fighters across Afghanistan.

Report: India, China Have Fired at Each Other Three Times in Less than a Month

Times of India reported Wednesday that Indian and Chinese troops have fired shots at each other at least three times in less than a month.

Chinese Military Calls US ‘Destroyer of World Peace’ Following Critical DOD Report

China calls US “the destroyer of world peace” after critical DOD report said china’s military buildup aims to “revise” international order.

India Test Fires ‘NextGen Hypersonic Weapon’ As Border Tensions With China Surge

As military standoff between India & China intensifies, Indian's military test-fired new class of weapons that can travel at hypersonic speeds

China Cracks Down on Christian Evangelization of Youth

The regulations declare that teachers avoid all “evil cult practices,” code for foreign religions, like Christianity, banned by the gov't.

Hundreds of Hong Kong Protesters Arrested After Gov’t Delays Elections for One Year

Hong Kong police have arrested hundreds of people at anti-government protests over the decision to postpone elections.

China Planning to Double its Stockpile of Nuclear Warheads: Pentagon

Pentagon: China likely planning to double stockpile of nuclear warheads this decade, including ballistic missiles that can reach the US

India Accuses China’s Military of ‘Provocative’ Movements Near Disputed Border

India accuses China of making “provocative” military moves near disputed border just months after deadly incident between the countries.

Gendercide: Selection of Unborn Girls for Destruction Continues in Pro-Abortion India

According to a report in The Guardian this week, there will be an estimated 6.8 million “fewer female births” recorded across India by 2030.

China Fires Missiles in South China Sea ‘In Warning to US’ After Plane Entered No-Fly Zone

Beijing launches 2 medium-range missiles into South China Sea in a scathing warning to the US, as tensions between the superpowers soar.

Hongkongers Gather at Shopping Malls to Demand Press Freedom

Hong Kong citizens gathered in shopping malls across the city Tuesday to call for press freedom, one day after Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy newsroom.

Trump Admin Sanctions Hong Kong Leader for Carrying Out Beijing’s ‘Policies of Suppression’

Trump admin sanctions Chief Executive as part of a wave of sanctions on Hong Kong officials over the Chinese government’s 'policies of suppression"

China Churches Allowed to Open Only if They Promote the Communist Regime & Slander USA

Christian Churches have been told in china they must meet strict guidelines in order to open; The primary rule -- loyalty to the Communist Party.

Islamic State Storm Afghan Jail, Freeing Hundreds of Prisoners

More than 300 prisoners were at large on Monday after an attack by Islamic State on an Afghan prison, the governor's spokesman said on Monday.

‘They Threatened Our Children’: Chinese Christian Families Facing Separation & Relentless Persecution

Communist China sends Christian adopted children back to their birth parents, threatens to send Christian children to government re-education camps.

India Pulls The Plug On Another 47 Chinese Apps Over Data Privacy & Security

India has banned another 47 Chinese apps just weeks after the country blocked 59 others over national security and privacy concerns.

US Officials Raid Chinese Consulate in Houston Believed to be Spy Hub

US officials pried open the doors of the Chinese consulate in Houston Friday, taking over the building shortly after Chinese officials vacated the facility.

China orders US to close Chengdu consulate in apparent retaliation for Houston shutdown order

China orders closure of US consulate in Chengdu, apparent retaliation for the Trump admin closing China’s Houston consulate over accusations of espionage.

China Threatens Retaliation After US Serves Eviction Notice to Chinese Consulate in Houston

China condemns what it called an “unprecedented escalation" by the US & threatened to retaliate after it was ordered to close Chinese consulate in Houston.

China Flooding Death Toll Rises as Surging Waters Trigger New Alerts, Dam Blasted

Torrential rainfall, expectations for further flooding led China to raise flood alert on river to 2nd-highest level; dam blasted to release surging waters

Hong Kong Protester First to be Charged Under New Security Law is Denied Bail

A man caught carrying a sign with the message “Liberate Hong Kong” became 1st person charged under controversial new security law; Man was denied bail.

Landslide at Myanmar Jade Mine Triggers ‘Muddy Wave,’ Killing Over 160

Myanmar Fire Service Dept said at least 162 bodies were recovered after the landslide, the center of world’s biggest & most lucrative jade mining industry.

Trump: I’m Getting More & More Angry at China When Seeing COVID-19

President Trump tweeted Tuesday evening that as he watches “the Pandemic spread its ugly face all across the world” he gets “more and more angry at China.”

India Bans TikTok, Dozens of Other Chinese Apps

Indian gov't bans 59 apps developed by Chinese firms over concerns the apps were engaging in activities that threatened national security & defence of India

FCC Designates Huawei, ZTE National Security Threats

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday designated Chinese telecommunication giants Huawei and ZTE as national security threats.

Pastor Beaten by Mob, Church Set on Fire as Violent Christian Persecution Escalates in India

India has seen a sudden increase in attacks on Christians as more people are circulating since the COVID-19 lockdown was lifted.

Satellite Imagery Shows China Building Up Military Presence in Galwan Valley Days After Deadly Clash with India

satellite imagery from disputed border area of the Himalayas between China and India shows evidence China has been building up its military presence.

Hong Kong Pastors Face Arrest, Extradition to China with New Security Laws: Watchdog

China’s blueprint for national security in Hong Kong puts pro-democracy activists, including pastors, at risk of being extradited & tried in mainland China.

China FURY: World on brink as India taunts Beijing over secret deaths

BEIJING has deleted online news detailing the real death toll from the deadly clash with India in the Galwan Valley, censoring comments by India's PM Modi.

Indian Troops Given ‘Fire At Will’ Orders Against Chinese Troops If Threatened, Enraging Beijing

Beijing enraged over Indian media reports its Army was given orders to shoot or use "complete freedom of action" in hostile engagements with Chinese forces.

China: ‘Extremely Dangerous for India’ to Boycott Chinese Products

China says Indians’ demands to boycott Chinese entities following a deadly clash between the two countries’ on Monday are “extremely dangerous for India”

Reports: Biggest Clash Between China, India in over 50 Years Leaves at Least 50 Casualties

Indian news sources reported as many as 50 PLA fighters died in an hours-long brawl between the two countries’ border soldiers on Monday.

North Korea Blows Up South Korea Liaison Office: Seoul

South Korea said Tuesday that North Korea’s military demolished an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the tense Korean border.

Kim Jong Un’s Sister Threatens Military Action Against South Korea, Promises ‘tragic scene’

The sister of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un bashed South Korea and has threatened military action after a recent decline in relations.

Mike Pompeo Assails China’s ‘Decades-Long War on Faith’

Pompeo blasted China’s egregious violations of religious liberty, telling journalists the CPP has been waging a “decades-long war on faith.”

Chinese Churches Can Reopen… If They Preach Party Doctrine

While coronavirus restrictions may be lifting for state-approved churches in China, many find themselves facing an even more dangerous situation...

Deadly flooding in China forces Hundreds of thousands into Shelters

Hundreds of thousands of people were forced from their homes in south and central China after major flooding caused destruction throughout the region.

Locusts Swarms Cover 13 Countries; Expected to be 8,000 Times Larger Than Last Year

The swarms of locusts that covered Africa last year returned, unseasonal rains generated what experts believe could be 8,000 times larger than the last.

Pompeo says US considers welcoming Hong Kong people, entrepreneurs

The United States is considering the option of welcoming people from Hong Kong in response to China's push to impose national security legislation.

‘China Has Total Control’: Trump says US will Terminate Relationship with WHO

Trump said Friday that he would terminate the relationship between the US & the WHO immediately, accusing the organization of taking directives from China.

North Korea Nuclear Fuel Plant Still Operational Despite US Pressure to End Program, Report Says

North Korea is pushing forward with work at a nuclear fuel plant despite calls from the U.S. to wind its program down, a report says.

US Indicts North Koreans, Accuses State-Owned Bank of Evading Sanctions

US Justice Dep. accuses North Korea's state-owned bank of evading sanctions and charging 28 N. Koreans in largest crackdown on country's Sanction violations

The United States Prioritizes Stopping Chinese Involvement in Israeli 5G

The US argues that Chinese companies will use their involvement in building 5G networks for espionage or possibly sabotage of communications infrastructure.

China’s Top Diplomat: ‘The Issue of Globalization Needs to Be Solved with Globalization’

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged the world to “champion” global governance and globalization in light of the ongoing Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

180 Arrested in Hong Kong Protests Against China’s ‘National Security’ Takeover

Thousands of protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to denounce Beijing’s plan to impose a draconian national security law.

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Amazon Quietly Changed Its Content Policy to Include ‘Hate Speech’ Ban

Amazon, the world’s dominant online retailer, quietly changed its content policy sometime after August 10 last year to include a ban on “hate speech,” according to reports.

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