“Persecution” in the news
|during the persecution|
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· Over $3 billion raised for Venezuelan refugees amid coronavirus pandemic →
As of Tuesday, it had 1,177 confirmed cases of COVID-19, though HRW believes the real number is much higher “given the limited availability of reliable testing, limited transparency, and the persecution of medical professionals and journalists who report on this issue.”
· Why am I drawn to conspiracy theories? I have a theory →
· In a Bangladesh refugee camp, I'm worried about what lockdown means for the safety of Rohingya women →
The Rohingya refugees are also particularly vulnerable because their nutrition and health has been very poor after fleeing persecution, and now they are living in a very congested space with limited access to clean water.
· Moving account reminds us of our good fortune →
We must ask ourselves why innocent people legitimately seeking freedom from persecution in their homelands are continued to be isolated and denied human rights.
· Myanmar army accused of new atrocities in attack on Rakhine village →
Despite sharing a faith with Myanmar’s rulers, Rakhine Buddhists have long complained of persecution, and say the development of their state has been stifled by the central government.
· New UK legal advice could open door to Hong Kong citizens →
The offer of a right of abode to BN(O) passport-holders is seen as one of the few practical steps that may be in the sole gift of the UK, the former colonial power of the city, to alleviate the plight of citizens fearing persecution by the Chinese state.
· ‘The love that dare not speak its name’: The show trial of Oscar Wilde →
While it’s important to remember it for what it really was – the public persecution of a queer man for the simple “crime” of loving other men – it’s hard not to see why it captivated and scandalised Victorian society.
· 'I miss my homeland': fearful Uighurs celebrate Eid in exile in Turkey →
Istanbul has become world’s largest diaspora hub for Uighurs fleeing Chinese persecution
· David Hockney may be a great painter but don’t listen to him on matters of health →
But it’s easy to forget that the Mail is edited by someone who, when he’s not supervising the paper’s war on lefties and foreigners, tireless persecution of luvvies and – most unforgivable – “remoaner luvvies”, lives for art.
Hong Kong Free Press
· Today’s Hong Kong, tomorrow’s Taiwan: Protesters find help and sympathy across the strait →
As the movement has continued for more than half a year, more and more Hongkongers have fled to Taiwan in fear of political persecution.