Saturday, June 6, 2020

MixedTimes - Frances Martel

Jihadist Iranian President Lectures Donald Trump About Bible

Jihadist Iranian President Lectures Donald Trump About Bible

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who helps preside over a regime that funds jihadist terrorist groups such as Hezbollah and routinely threatens the destruction of Israel, attempted to lecture President Donald Trump on Thursday about bringing a Bible to St.

Observers: Same Forces Behind U.S. Riots Fueled 2019 Latin America Violence

Observers: Same Forces Behind U.S. Riots Fueled 2019 Latin America Violence

Protests and violent riots throughout the United States, nominally expressing outrage over the death of Minnesota man George Floyd, attracted Latin American leftist iconography this week – not a coincidence given months of violent riots throughout South America, observers told Breitbart News.

Artists: China Faked Celebrity Signatures on Anti-Hong Kong Petition

Artists: China Faked Celebrity Signatures on Anti-Hong Kong Petition

A petition circulating in Hong Kong claiming to include signatures by famous artists and celebrities supporting the Communist Party's "national security" law expanding Beijing's power in the city featured names of people no one ever asked to sign anything, the celebrities in question said this weekend.

State Media: The Chinese Are 'Cheering' U.S. Riots

State Media: The Chinese Are 'Cheering' U.S. Riots

China's state-run propaganda newspaperGlobal Times repeatedly gloated this weekend over the widespread destruction by radical leftists in the United States, claiming on Monday that "Chinese netizens are cheering" looting and vandalism.

Brazil's Biggest City Moves to Ease Coronavirus Lockdown

Brazil's Biggest City Moves to Ease Coronavirus Lockdown

The governor of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Joao Doria, announced on Wednesday that the state and its eponymous city would officially extend Chinese coronavirus measures through June 15 – but restrictions on some economic activity will ease as early as June 1.

China Blocks U.N. Security Council from Reviewing Its Hong Kong Takeover

China Blocks U.N. Security Council from Reviewing Its Hong Kong Takeover

America's mission to the United Nations revealed on Wednesday that it had requested a Security Council meeting to discuss China's unlawful takeover of "national security" in Hong Kong, but as China is one of the most powerful members on the council, it blocked the meeting.

China Passes National Security Law, 'Suffocating' Hong Kong

China Passes National Security Law, 'Suffocating' Hong Kong

China's National People's Congress (NPC), its rubber-stamp legislature, passed a draft law on Thursday eliminating Hong Kong's autonomy, allowing the Communist Party to punish anyone in the nominally autonomous city for crimes such as "secession" and "acts against national security.

China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to Fight Global Coronavirus Lawsuits

China Drafts Sovereign Immunity Bill to Fight Global Coronavirus Lawsuits

China's National People's Congress (NPC), one of its two communist legislative chambers, proposed drafting a sovereign immunity law on Wednesday to allow Chinese people to sue the American state in courts, an act of revenge for mounting litigation against China.

Hong Kong Police Arrest 300 in Anti-China Protests

Hong Kong Police Arrest 300 in Anti-China Protests

Thousands of fully armed riot police took the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday to crack down on multiple peaceful protests organized against legislation that pro-democracy activists say would criminalize dissent against the Chinese Communist Party, arresting around 300 people, including many minors.

Venezuela's Maduro Celebrates End of Ramadan with Arrival of Iranian Oil

Venezuela's Maduro Celebrates End of Ramadan with Arrival of Iranian Oil

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro welcomed the arrival of the first of five Iranian oil tankers shipping much-needed fuel to the OPEC member nation on Monday, marking the end of Ramadan and branding the tankers a challenge to "supremacist empire" America.

Chinese 'Netizens' Claim Americans Are Eating Coronavirus Dead

Chinese 'Netizens' Claim Americans Are Eating Coronavirus Dead

A page on WeChat, a Chinese social media site, claimed that American officials have been "processing dead bodies" of Chinese coronavirus victims into burgers and feeding them to the masses, theSouth China Morning Postrevealed on Tuesday, claiming Beijing had shut the page down.

Chief Executive: Hong Kong Is a Free Society 'for the Time Being'

Chief Executive: Hong Kong Is a Free Society 'for the Time Being'

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam told reporters at a press briefing Tuesday that alarm over a proposed "national security" bill in Beijing, intended to silence the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement, was overblown, and that the city continues to be a free society, "for the time being.

Exclusive – A Year Later, Cuban Dissident Exiled to Guyana Running Out of Options

Exclusive – A Year Later, Cuban Dissident Exiled to Guyana Running Out of Options

Daniel Llorente Miranda marked one year this month away from his native Cuba after Communist Party agents forced him on a one-way flight to Guyana. Trapped in a foreign land with no travel documentation, few income options, and an increasingly cold shoulder from the United Nations, Llorente told Breitbart News this week he is running out of options for survival.

Hong Kong Channel RTHK Forced to Suspend Comedy Show over Police Parody

Hong Kong Channel RTHK Forced to Suspend Comedy Show over Police Parody

Hong Kong television broadcaster RTHK announced on Tuesday that it would indefinitely suspend production ofHeadliner, a comedy show that has aired since 1989, after the government began harassing the channel over a law enforcement parody in February.

China's 'Free' Coronavirus Vaccine Offer Follows Years of Scandals

China's 'Free' Coronavirus Vaccine Offer Follows Years of Scandals

Chinese dictator Xi Jinping promised the world free Chinese coronavirus vaccines, paid for by Beijing, during Monday's World Health Assembly session. Xi made this vow after years of scandals at home fueled by the corrupt and incompetent manufacturing of much simpler vaccines for diseases such as polio.

State Media: Coronavirus Triggering Anti-West 'Enlightenment' in China

State Media: Coronavirus Triggering Anti-West 'Enlightenment' in China

The Chinese state propaganda newspaperGlobal Times published a column on Monday declaring that the Chinese people are undergoing a cultural "Enlightenment" during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic that makes their culture and society superior to the West.

China Wants International Probe into U.S. 'Biological Weapons'

China Wants International Probe into U.S. 'Biological Weapons'

The Chinese state newspaperGlobal Times cited "Chinese military experts" on Thursday urging Beijing to join hands with the government of Russia and demand an international probe into American biological laboratories, an effort to fuel the Communist Party conspiracy theory that the U.S.

China Threatens 'Non-Peaceful Measures' to Keep Taiwan out of W.H.O.

China Threatens 'Non-Peaceful Measures' to Keep Taiwan out of W.H.O.

China's state-runGlobal Times newspaper warned on Wednesday that, should pressure on the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) to include Taiwan become successful, the Communist Party may be forced to solve "the Taiwan question once and for all via non-peaceful means.

World Health Organization: Chief Tedros Has No Power to Include Taiwan

World Health Organization: Chief Tedros Has No Power to Include Taiwan

The World Health Organization's (W.H.O.) top legal officer claimed on Monday that Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the head of the agency, has no power to invite Taiwan to this month's World Health Assembly, despite widespread pressure on the group to do so.

PETA Urges W.H.O.: 'Put Politics Aside,' Call for the End of Wet Markets

PETA Urges W.H.O.: 'Put Politics Aside,' Call for the End of Wet Markets

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has launched an international petition urging the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) to call for the end of "wet markets" in response to the current Chinese coronavirus pandemic, which may have originated in one.

Maduro Announces Plan to Bring U.S. to The Hague for Alleged Botched Coup

Maduro Announces Plan to Bring U.S. to The Hague for Alleged Botched Coup

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro claimed in a televised address Wednesday that he had proof linking President Donald Trump to a bizarre alleged "invasion" of Venezuela this weekend and that he would bring the United States to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the matter.

'Quarantine Kills': Ukrainian Protesters Flood Kyiv

'Quarantine Kills': Ukrainian Protesters Flood Kyiv

Business owners in Kyiv, Ukraine, organized a mass protest featuring a caravan of 50 cars on Wednesday demanding the government ease mobility and business restrictions meant to curb the spread of the Chinese coronavirus.

Nigerian Legislature Demands Sweeping Action Against Chinese Illegal Immigrants

Nigerian Legislature Demands Sweeping Action Against Chinese Illegal Immigrants

The Communist Party of China scolded Nigerian media, reports indicated on Wednesday, for reporting the words of the country's lawmakers, who launched a sprawling campaign to address both the rampant racism against black people in China and the growing issue of illegal Chinese immigrants violating Nigerian law.

China: 'Degenerate' Pompeo Has 'Betrayed Christianity' with Wuhan Lab Remarks

China: 'Degenerate' Pompeo Has 'Betrayed Christianity' with Wuhan Lab Remarks

China's state-runGlobal Times newspaper accused Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday of "betray[ing] Christianity" and bringing "shame to the evangelical Christians" of America for saying that "enormous evidence" exists linking the current pandemic to a biological laboratory in Wuhan, where it originated.

Human Rights Watch to Africa: Don't Let China Get Away with Racism

Human Rights Watch to Africa: Don't Let China Get Away with Racism

Human Rights Watch called on Africa to unite and "unequivocally call on the Chinese government to cease all discrimination against Africans in China" on Tuesday, a response to ongoing reports of racist acts against black people in the country.

North Korean Defectors Apologize Profusely for Kim Jong-un Health Rumors

North Korean Defectors Apologize Profusely for Kim Jong-un Health Rumors

Two North Korean refugees elected to South Korea's National Assembly last month issued extensive apologies for speculating that dictator Kim Jong-un was dead or suffering from a significant medical episode after North Korean state media published photos and video footage allegedly of Kim at a fertilizer plant.

Violence in Hong Kong as Riot Police Attack 'Sing with You' Protesters

Violence in Hong Kong as Riot Police Attack 'Sing with You' Protesters

What began as a disarmingly calm day in Hong Kong after online chatter urging pro-democracy protests on Friday turned chaotic at Sha Tin's New Town Plaza, where police attacked protesters with pepper spray and forced them out of the facility despite merely singing and chanting anti-government slogans.

Communists Do Without Lavish Parades on Somber May Day

Communists Do Without Lavish Parades on Somber May Day

The world's Communist governments and their supporters largely made do on Friday without the lavish parades, violent mobs, and attacks on dissidents that typically embolden International Workers' Day, or "May Day.

'Fake News': South Korea Again Goes to Bat for Kim Jong-un's Health

'Fake News': South Korea Again Goes to Bat for Kim Jong-un's Health

South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul – the official in charge of ties to North Korea – dismissed reports of communist dictator Kim Jong-un's health failing him on Tuesday as "fake news" and insisted there is "no unusual" activity in the country.

North Korean State Media: Kim Jong-un Applauds Workers in Rumored Hideout

North Korean State Media: Kim Jong-un Applauds Workers in Rumored Hideout

North Korean state media outfits claimed on Monday that dictator Kim Jong-un, whose health has become the subject of animated rumors this weekend, had sent a message of thanks to construction workers in Wonsan, a seaside town he has been attempting to turn into a resort destination for years.

China: 'Sinister' Mike Pompeo 'an Enemy of World Peace'

China: 'Sinister' Mike Pompeo 'an Enemy of World Peace'

China's state media urged the world on Sunday to ignore "sinister" Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's assertions that the Communist Party could have stopped the Chinese coronavirus outbreak from becoming a pandemic, deeming him "the worst U.S.

Hundreds Flood Hong Kong Shopping Mall for First Post-Coronavirus Protest

Hundreds Flood Hong Kong Shopping Mall for First Post-Coronavirus Protest

Hundreds of people filled the inside of Cityplaza mall in Taikoo Shing, Hong Kong, on Sunday for a pro-democracy sing-along, the first major act of protest against the increasingly autocratic local government since the Chinese coronavirus limited public gatherings.

Witnesses: China Bulldozed a Church on Easter

Witnesses: China Bulldozed a Church on Easter

The human rights website Bitter Winter highlighted on Thursday the growing trend of Chinese Communist persecution against members of the Three-Self Patriotic Church, the legal Protestant church in China.

Nigeria 'Deeply Wounded,' 'Extremely Disappointed' by Chinese Racism

Nigeria 'Deeply Wounded,' 'Extremely Disappointed' by Chinese Racism

Nigeria's Foreign Affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, issued scathing remarks against the communist government of China on Thursday, announcing that Nigerian diplomats in Guangzhou were instructed to document cases of racism by Chinese against their citizens.

Pompeo: China 'Destroyed' Early Coronavirus Samples

Pompeo: China 'Destroyed' Early Coronavirus Samples

American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused the Communist Party of China on Wednesday of destroying samples of the Wuhan coronavirus collected early, making it far more difficult for scientists to trace the virus's evolution or find its origin.

Cuban Christians Share Word of God on Coronavirus Masks

Cuban Christians Share Word of God on Coronavirus Masks

Cuban Christians are using the need to wear sanitary masks in public to spread their faith, printing Bible verses on the front of them, the Christian aid group World Help revealed this week.

South Korea Goes on Media Blitz Defending Kim Jong-un's Health

South Korea Goes on Media Blitz Defending Kim Jong-un's Health

Reports out of South Korea continued to deny on Wednesday and Thursday local time that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's life is in danger. The rebuttals are designed to counter American media reports that Kim could be on his deathbed or even "brain dead.

China: Africans Facing Racism 'Need to Readjust Their Way of Thinking'

China: Africans Facing Racism 'Need to Readjust Their Way of Thinking'

China'sGlobal Times propaganda outlet appeared to blame Africans in Guangzhou, a southern city with a large African immigrant population, on Friday for the widely documented bigotry by Han Chinese against them there, demanding they "readjust their way of thinking.

Chinese Media: Defunding World Health Organization Is 'Genocide'

Chinese Media: Defunding World Health Organization Is 'Genocide'

China'sGlobal Timesaccused President Donald Trump of "genocide" on Wednesday for stating that he would freeze funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) until an investigation into its handling of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic shows it is competent to fulfill its obligations.

Nigerian Foreign Minister: Chinese Racism 'Unacceptable,' 'Very Disturbing'

Nigerian Foreign Minister: Chinese Racism 'Unacceptable,' 'Very Disturbing'

Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama told reporters on Tuesday following a meeting with the Chinese ambassador to the country, Zhou Pingjian, that reports of Chinese businesses banning black people and landlords evicting them over Chinese coronavirus fears were "unacceptable.

Bolivia's Evo Morales on Coronavirus: ‘China Won the Third World War’

Bolivia's Evo Morales on Coronavirus: ‘China Won the Third World War’

Far-left socialist Evo Morales, who served as president of Bolivia for nearly 14 years before resigning in disgrace in November, called the Chinese coronavirus pandemic a "biological war" on Monday and implied the United States had unleashed the pathogen to kill seniors and other "burdens" on society.

Taiwan Publishes December Letter Warning WHO About Chinese Coronavirus

Taiwan Publishes December Letter Warning WHO About Chinese Coronavirus

The government of Taiwan published a letter, Fox News reported on Monday, sent to officials at the World Health Organization (WHO) in December, warning of "atypical pneumonia" in China – evidence, Taipei says, that the WHO had reason to believe the Chinese coronavirus was contagious.

Chernobyl Fire Gets to Power Plant Ghost Town Before Coming Under Control

Chernobyl Fire Gets to Power Plant Ghost Town Before Coming Under Control

Officials in Ukraine asserted on Tuesday that a sprawling fire threatening to engulf the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, had finally come under control, but not before reaching Pripyat, the ghost town once built to house power plant workers.

Taiwan: China Flooded Twitter with Fake 'Taiwanese' Apologies to WHO Chief

Taiwan: China Flooded Twitter with Fake 'Taiwanese' Apologies to WHO Chief

The government of Taiwan accused communist China on Friday of setting up fake Twitter accounts to apologize to Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), on Taiwan's behalf after the former Ethiopian politician claimed Taiwan was instigating racist attacks on him.

What Quarantine? Venezuela's Maduro Attends Socialist VIP Catholic Mass

What Quarantine? Venezuela's Maduro Attends Socialist VIP Catholic Mass

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro, his wife "First Combatant" Cilia Flores, and other senior members of his regime filled the San Francisco Church in Caracas on Thursday for a Holy Week Catholic Mass, a privilege denied to the Venezuelan people thanks to Maduro's nationwide coronavirus quarantine.

Philippines Cancels Good Friday Crucifixions, But Flagellations Continue

Philippines Cancels Good Friday Crucifixions, But Flagellations Continue

The city of San Fernando, Philippines, canceled its annual Good Friday crucifixions for the first time in decades this year, abiding by Chinese coronavirus quarantine measures. Some towns and cities did mark the holiday with socially distanced processions and acts of flagellation.