Is Israel uniquely bad, or has hypocrisy towards the Jewish state become so widely accepted among some progressives that even an eminent scholar like Hawking is susceptible to hypocritical and lazy double standards?
Since his inaugural address as President of China, analysts and interested parties have been decoding the message that Xi Jinping brings and what change, if any, can be expected in China.
There appears to be a split in the cabinet over Britain’s diplomatic approach to China, with deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and foreign secretary William Hague wanting a tougher approach.
David Cameron today pressed China and Russia to act on Syria as $1.5bn was pledged for the UN aid operation and more unspeakable horror was uncovered in Aleppo.
The People’s Republic of China has announced that it may cease its use of forced labour camps. The policy of “re-education through labour” has been a system of punishment in China since Mao Zedong introduced it in 1957. Since its inception millions have been sent to labour camps as a means to change their behaviour. [...]
Two days after the US elections, we see the other side of the coin in the Chinese Communist party congress, where they will “announce” their new leadership.
After a vicious, long and costly election campaign, world leaders react to President Obama’s re-election.
Video footage posted on the internet shows what appears to be Syrian Rebels summarily executing government soldiers. The footage shows rebels beating the soldiers before shooting them and represents the latest in a line of allegations of human rights abuses. The alleged atrocities were committed yesterday during attacks on three army check points around [...]