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Mass re-education camps in China used to hold Muslim minorities

Mass re-education camps in China used to hold Muslim minorities

Mass re-education camps used to hold Uighur and other Muslim minorities in China are being run like “wartime concentration camps”, according to Amnesty International. The human rights group said that up to one million Uighurs, Kazakhs and other minorities have been arbitrarily detained in internment camps in the far-west Xinjiang region. Inmates at these camps have been forced to eat[Read More…]

China vaccine crisis as thousands of children injected with faulty jabs

China vaccine crisis as thousands of children injected with faulty jabs

The Chinese government has admitted that hundreds of thousands of doses of children’s vaccines are faulty, it has been reported. The State Council of China announced that yet another batch of vaccines for diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus (DPT) that were produced by the firm Changchun Changsheng Biotechnology, were considered “substandard.” Most of the doses were sold to authorities in the[Read More…]

Minority-report comes to China with powerful supercomputers used to ‘predict’ crime

Minority-report comes to China with powerful supercomputers used to ‘predict’ crime

China has been utilising powerful supercomputers that can scan the country’s entire population in 1 second. And the Chinese government has been putting it to good use too. Over the last two years, the system has been used to arrest 2,000 people. Local police have already been using the technology to track people’s movements, friends, and even try to predict[Read More…]

Pham Duc Duy has turned his life around after practicing Falong Gong

Former drug addict says Falong Gong helped him kick his addiction

We have all made bad choices at some point in our lives. But for some of us, those choices have the ability to completely destroy our lives. Drug addiction is one such choice. Becoming hooked to drugs is bad news for anybody that adopts that habit. The good news is that it is possible to change. For one man in[Read More…]

North Korean missile tests and the rumours of world war three

North Korean missile tests and the rumours of world war three

North Korea has been hit with UN sanctions, after its sixth and largest nuclear missile test. These new sanctions restrict oil imports and ban textile exports – methods aimed at depriving North Korea of fuel and income for its weapons programmes. The US originally wanted to introduce tougher penalties on the the nation, including a total ban on oil imports.[Read More…]