DEAL OR NO DEAL – BREXIT EDITION

Not a good start, Boris. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a double whammy in Parliament last week. Parliament passed a bill preventing Johnson from forcing a no-deal Brexit and later rejected Johnson’s motion for an early general election on 14 October. The new…

TL;DR: WEEK OF 2 SEPTEMBER

MON: ‘OK’ HAND GESTURE MAKES CHINESE AUTHORITIES NERVOUS In a viral video, a Chinese girl being kidnapped uses a hand gesture resembling the “OK” signal as a call for help. Her 2 fingers are pressed together to look like the number “110”, the emergency…

GENOCIDE IN KASHMIR

What Happened?  The Indian Army has been carrying out beatings and torture on villagers in Kashmir. “Whenever I fell unconscious, they gave me shocks to revive (me)”, according to one villager. The Indian army has denied the charges and health officials have been unwilling…

YOU HAVE A TELEGRAM NOTIFICATION, HONG KONG!

What happened? Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, will introduce an update to allow users to cloak their telephone numbers in order to protect Hong Kong protesters, against surveillance from the Chinese government. This move follows the arrest of prominent activists and lawmakers in…