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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Greta Thunberg Defies China, Demands Release of Imprisoned Hong Kong Refugees

Swedish climate activist Great Thunberg on Saturday joined an online campaign demanding the release of 12 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists detained in China. The campaign calls for participants to post a photo of themselves holding up a placard with the hashtag “#Save12HongKongYouths” to social media and to nominate three others to do the same and spread awareness…

U.S. Senators Urge Pope Francis to Press China on Religious Liberty

U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) sent a letter to Pope Francis Monday asking the pontiff to use his moral authority to pressure Beijing to halt abuses of Uyghur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang province. “We ask that Your Holiness challenge the leadership of the People’s Republic of China, as you have challenged…

Fact Check– Joe Biden: President Trump ‘Embraces All the Thugs in the World’

CLAIM: Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden claimed Thursday night at a town hall in Philadelphia that President Donald Trump “embraces all the thugs in the world.” VERDICT: False. Former Vice President Joe Biden talked about the United States’ role in the world and how he viewed that it had diminished since Trump took office. “We…

Donald Trump in Florida: Joe Biden Was ‘A Big Lover of Castro’

President Donald Trump on Monday warned Floridians that former Vice President Joe Biden was a “big lover” of the Communist Castro dictatorship. “By the way you know, Biden was a big lover of Castro, you do know that, right?” Trump asked, as the crowd of supporters booed. The president spoke about Castro during a campaign…

Cuba Denies Reports that Jihadists Released Kidnapped Slave Doctors

Cuba’s communist regime denied reports on Thursday that two of its slave doctors captured by the Islamic terror group Al-Shabaab are free following reports across international media that they had been released. The two doctors, Assel Herrera Correa and Landy Rodríguez Hernández were kidnapped during a road ambush by Al-Shabaab jihadists in Mandera, Kenya, in April…

Erdogan Defends Turkey’s Military Expansion into Fifth Country: Qatar

Turkey’s president on Thursday defended his country’s military presence in Qatar, claiming it serves as a regional source of “stability and peace.” “No one except for those making plans of chaos should be disturbed by Turkey and the Turkish military presence in the Gulf,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in an interview published by…

China Tries to Censor Indian Newspapers over Taiwan Ad

Taiwan’s government on Wednesday placed advertisements in leading Indian newspapers to mark the democratic island’s upcoming National Day on October 10. China, which claims the island, responded by issuing a threatening letter to the Indian press on Wednesday night discouraging them from referring to Taiwan as a “country” or “nation” independent of Beijing. Taiwan operates…

Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims ‘I’ve Taken on the Castros of the World’

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claims he stood up to the communist regime of the Castro family in Cuba. VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. Biden stood by President Barack Obama when he normalized relations with the Castro regime. Biden told a town hall on NBC in Florida on Monday night: “I’ve taken on the Castros of…

Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims He Stood Up to Vladimir Putin

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claims he stood up to Russian President Vladimir Putin when he was in office. VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. The Obama-Biden administration appeased Putin until stunned by the invasion of Ukraine. Joe Biden told an NBC told an NBC town hall on Monday evening: I told President Putin exactly what I think…

World Reacts to Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump Coronavirus Diagnosis

The news early Friday morning that President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump had tested positive for coronavirus drew immediate reaction from around the world. As Breitbart News reported, the president said he and the First Lady will be going into their “quarantine and recovery process immediately.” Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for…

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