Category Archives: International News

Hong Kong’s Fight for Freedom Against China’s Authoritarianism [VIDEO]

Hong Kong’s Fight for Freedom Against China’s Authoritarianism [VIDEO]

The protests that have consumed Hong Kong for more than three months started because of a proposed bill that would’ve made it easier for mainland China to extradite citizens from the semi-autonomous city, raising fears that Beijing’s central government would target political dissidents. Reason Magazine took time to produce a video that summarizes how the protests started, and why they continue to today.

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“We Are Extremely Angry”: Thousands Of Protesters Block Hong Kong Roads In Protest Against China Extradition Bill

“We Are Extremely Angry”: Thousands Of Protesters Block Hong Kong Roads In Protest Against China Extradition Bill

Two days after over 1 million people protested in the streets of Hong Kong – unsuccessfully – against a proposed extradition bill that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand trial in mainland China on Wednesday morning in a fresh display of defiance against the contentious extradition bill, thousands of protesters started barricading roads and began stopping traffic from accessing the HK legislature on Wednesday morning, as the government’s proposal returns to a full council meeting.

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China’s Mass Surveillance App Hacked; Code Reveals Specific Criteria For Illegal Oppression [VIDEO]

China’s Mass Surveillance App Hacked; Code Reveals Specific Criteria For Illegal Oppression [VIDEO]

Human Rights Watch got their hands on an app used by Chinese authorities in the western Xinjiang region to surveil, track and categorize the entire local population – particularly the 13 million or so Turkic Muslims subject to heightened scrutiny, of which around one million are thought to live in ‘reeducation’ camps. After reverse-engineering it, they found truly dystopian criteria.

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Stunning Images Show France’s Historic Notre Dame Cathedral Engulfed In Flames [VIDEO]

Stunning Images Show France’s Historic Notre Dame Cathedral Engulfed In Flames [VIDEO]

The situation is a terrible tragedy as one of the most revered monuments in all of Catholicism looks like it could be completely destroyed, a historical tragedy that would be practically unrivaled in modern times. The cathedral’s 15-foot lead spire has collapsed, and the roof has as well, during holy week on the Catholic calendar, which is a busy season for Paris’s most popular tourist attraction.

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Extremely Disturbing Footage Of Deadly Mexico Pipeline Explosion Surfaces [VIDEO]

Extremely Disturbing Footage Of Deadly Mexico Pipeline Explosion Surfaces [VIDEO]

Extremely disturbing footage of the aftermath of a giant fireball that burst from an illegal gasoline pipeline tap near a small town north of Mexico City has surfaced online. In the video, people are seen throwing themselves on the grass and in water to try and extinguish the flames. The horrific incident took place as locals had gathered around a ruptured Pemex pipeline to collect the fuel that was spilling out. The company blamed the fire on thieves drilling into the pipe.

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