Hong Kong police on Monday brought 47 pro-democracy activists to court on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the national security law imposed on the city by Beijing last year. The cases represent the largest mass charge against the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s opposition camp since the law came into effect last June. China has cracked down hard on such calls, demanding changes to the legal and educational systems to inculcate loyalty to the ruling Communist Party.
Donald Trump clung to his core election falsehoods in his first post-presidential speech, wrongly blamed wind power for the catastrophic power failures in Texas and revived a variety of the baseless claims that saturated his time in office, on immigration, the economy and more. THE FACTS: “Windmill calamity” is a false characterization.
It was a fight well worth fighting, and one which put Sacha Baron Cohen’s life in peril. We’re specially talking about how the British comedian pulled off Amazon’s Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, by shooting in the red states in the heat of a divided nation, and during Covid. Not only did Baron Cohen’s comedic protest movie […]