Logos of Instagram are displayed on a screen of a smartphone in Nantes, western France. File / Agence France-Presse
Earlier this month a procession of Brazil’s military Cabinet ministers came to President Jair Bolsonaro with the same clear message: muzzle your army of far-right keyboard warriors or your government will implode. Propelled to the presidency by a vociferous army of online ideologues, including his sons,
What do Donald Trump, an Italian court and Jair Bolsonaro have in common? They have all suggested some women are too ugly to be sexually assaulted. Brazil’s far-right, populist President Bolsonaro publicly abused a female lawmaker, shoving her and telling her she was “too ugly to deserve rape”.
In the crucial Australian state of Queensland, Arthur Plate says he will turn his back on mainstream politics when he steps into the ballot box later this month. Instead, the retired miner will pick between a pair of right-wing populists.
Donald Trump called his supporters the “silent majority” and the “forgotten man and woman” in the 2016 campaign. Hillary Clinton called them “deplorables.” Talking heads and commentators, lacking any sense of reality or civility, use words like “racist,” “bigots,” “idiots,” “homophobes,” “misogynists” and the like to describe
The National Election Committee, NEC, announced on Sunday that nine candidate registration centres across the UAE are now accepting applications for Federal National Council, FNC, membership and will continue to do so until Aug.22.
A two-month exhibition titled ‘Silk Road Books’ opened at the Maraya Art Centre at Al Qasba in Sharjah, on Sunday. Organised by the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY), the exhibition showcases Chinese literature and culture through the works of many Chinese and international authors and artists.
The Sharjah Police Commander-in-Chief, Maj. Gen. Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, has honoured Alsayed Ramadan Alsayed, a photographer from Al Khaleej newspaper, in recognition of the great effort made by him in cooperation with the Sharjah Police.