The Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement it sanctioned four entities and nine individuals, including lawmakers such as former Conservative Party leader Iain Duncan Smith and the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission that “maliciously spread lies and disinformation.”
“It speaks volumes that, while the UK joins the international community in sanctioning those responsible for human rights abuses, the Chinese government sanctions its critics,” Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said in a statement.
The US on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, accusing them of cooperating with Beijing’s effort to undermine autonomy and crack down on freedom in the former British colony.
It looks like that former US President Donald Trump is more in the news than his successor in the White House, Joe Biden. Trump’s major first trouble after his presidency ended with his electoral defeat was on January 6, 2021, which he had addressed, attacked the Capitol in Washington, which houses the US Congress
Gun politics in the US demonstrates that a popular majority does not always get its way. Even though most Americans support stricter gun-safety laws, proposals for major new regulations reliably face impassable obstacles in Congress. The standard explanation for this impasse is that the minority is highly mobilised and
In the modern world, when conflicts turn hot, they also turn complicated. When one country invades another, it is not uncommon for it to end up with less, not more, than when it started. Not that long ago, capitalism and communism were engaged in what really should have been a straightforward existential struggle,
It’s the Holy Month of Ramadan. It’s a prime desire of every Muslim to perform Umrah in the Blessed Month of Ramdan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has urged Umrah pilgrims to register themselves in “Nusuk” application (“UAE urges Umrah pilgrims to register in ‘Nusuk’ application