· Indiana officials investigate report of assault on Black man →
He also said one of the men had a hat with a Confederate flag on it and that the men made statements about “white power.”
· Standing in solidarity to save Arte Moris, Timor-Leste — Khoo Ying Hooi →
In a country where the search for a state identity continues, and where nationalism has been largely constructed on traditional local cultures with the challenge to distance itself from the influence of former colonial powers, the role of arts cannot be dismissed or ignored.
· Power, Politics + Pigskin →
Power and politics, man.
· Israeli spy satellite lifts off as suspicions grow over Iran nuclear facility fire →
Other Iranian facilities have reported mysterious incidents recently, including a fire at a power station in south-west Iran on Saturday, an explosion at a medical clinic north of Tehran that killed 19 people last Tuesday, and an explosion at a missile facility near Tehran on June 26.
· China launches political policing task force: State media →
There has also been speculation that the outbreak could threaten Xi's hold on power, as criticism grew of his handling of the health emergency that left more than 4,600 people dead.
· Facebook, others block requests on Hong Kong user data →
Hong Kong’s government late Monday issued implementation rules of Article 43 of the national security law, which give the city’s police force sweeping powers in enforcing the legislation and come into effect Tuesday.
· Japan's household spending drops at record pace as virus hits economy →
Real wages, a gauge of household purchasing power, tumbled 2.1% in May from a year earlier, labour ministry data showed, falling at the fastest pace since a 2.8% decline in June 2015.
The Japan Times
· Arrested under new law, Hong Kong protesters get swabbed for DNA →
Hong Kong on Monday asserted sweeping new police powers — from warrantless searches to online surveillance to property seizures — that risk spooking businesses.
· Hong Kong police granted sweeping security surveillance powers →
HONG KONG: Hong Kong's police have been granted vastly expanded powers to conduct warrantless raids and surveillance - as well as issue internet takedown notices - under Beijing's new national security law.
· China gives Hong Kong police sweeping security surveillance powers under new law →
Hong Kong's police have been granted vastly expanded powers to conduct warrantless raids and surveillance -- as well as issue internet takedown notices -- under Beijing's new national security law.