US, UK, EU and Canada sanction Chinese officials over abuses against Uighur Muslims

Arul Louis NEW YORK – In a joint Trans-Atlantic operation, the US, Canada, Britain and the European Union have imposed sanctions against Chinese officials they say are responsible for the human rights abuses against the Uighur people and Beijing retaliated with counter-sanctions. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, who is travelling to Brussels, said on Monday, “We have taken this action today in solidarity with our partners in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the European Union.” While the US has imposed sanctions on China for the treatment of the mostly Muslim…

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Two arrested for making Tiktok videos in Hyderabad’s Makkah Masjid

New Delhi: The Hyderabad police on Tuesday arrested Mohammed Adil Ali along with his friend Mohammed Abdul Khusro for making Tiktok videos in the vicinity of Makkah Masjid. The police lodged a case and released them later, reported The Siasat Daily. “Based on the content of social media we have registered a case under IPC section 295 (defiling place of worship) against two persons,” said Narsing Rao Sub-Inspector Hussainialam police station. Ali and  Khusro, both residents of Hussainialam, took a car into the premises of the Makkah Masjid and made a…

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NIA offered me instant bail if I joined RSS or BJP: Assam activist Akhil Gogoi

New Delhi: Anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi has sent a letter from jail alleging torture in custody. According to the letter, he was offered an instant bail if he joined RSS or BJP. “At the NIA headquarter, I was lodged in lockup no 1 and was given only one dirty blanket. I slept on the floor in 3-4 degree celsius of temperature,” he claimed. During interrogation, the NIA officials offered him instant bail if he joined the RSS, the letter claimed. “When I was arguing against the insulting offer, they came out…

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