A practical approach to Meng Wanzhou's case
- Kong Qingjiang 孔清江
The unusual arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese national, by the Canadian authorities at the request of the United States, triggered worries and even anger among the Chinese people. Meng, chief financial officer of Huawei, a Chinese Telecom giant, was ...
Yellow vests, December 8, 2018: the film of the day
Île-de-France, December 9, 2018: The minute-by-minute account of Act IV of the Yellow Vest Movement, which saw a deployment breaking all records of repressive forces (89,000 men and women) and, for the first time, of armoured vehicles usually reserved ...
Macron’s politics look to Blair and Clinton. The backlash was inevitable
- Larry Elliott Λάρυ Έλιοτ
The French president has cut taxes for the rich but maintained austerity. It’s a failed formula
Rioting in the streets. Filling stations running out of fuel. Panic buying in the supermarkets. A country in chaos. Not a dystopian vision of Britain ...
Israeli occupation's brutal routine: nightly raids, boys cuffed for hours and seized jewelry
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
There's never a dull night in the village of Beit Ummar, where the Israeli army is a regular visitor
IDF troops seen patrolling the streets of the Palestinian village of Beit Ummar near the West Bank city of Hebron in 2015. Photo IDF Spokesman
Yellow Vests: when the Arab world ironizes the social movement in France
- Syrine Attia سيرين عطية
The social protest movement that has been stirring in France for the past month has caused a lot of reactions from the Maghreb and Middle East countries. Between satire and parallel with the Arab spring, journalists and Internet users do not hesitate ...
France’s Yellow Vests: It’s just one protest…which has lasted 8 years
- Ramin Mazaheri رامین مظاهری
The most important thing to understand about France’s Yellow Vest movement is that the Mainstream Media wants you to view it as an isolated incident which exists in a vacuum, when we are much better served to look at in a continuum.
When the ...
France: Why the elephant in the room is wearing a yellow vest
Open letter to whom it may concern
- Dominique Macabies
Distinguished Ministers and members of Parliament, trade union leaders,
Yellow Vests "do not know what they want" because such a high degree of gross injustice has been reached that none of the traditional solutions can apply. ...
Les Gilets Jaunes – A bright yellow sign of distress
- Diana Johnstone
Every automobile in France is supposed to be equipped with a yellow vest. This is so that in case of accident or breakdown on a highway, the driver can put it on to ensure visibility and avoid getting run over.
So the idea of wearing your yellow ...
Jamal Khashoggi's private WhatsApp messages may offer new clues to killing
- Nina dos Santos & Michael Kaplan
London (CNN)In his public writings, Jamal Khashoggi's criticism of Saudi Arabia and its Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was measured. In private, the Washington Post columnist didn't hold back.
In more than 400 WhatsApp messages sent to a fellow ...
Towards a convergence of struggles in France? Will Red vests join Yellow vests?
- Rémy Herrera
Nov. 29 — Television channels around the world had the pleasure of broadcasting street events that took place in Paris on Saturday, Nov. 24. Perhaps not all of them have taken care to provide their progressive viewers with the necessary elements ...