What’s behind the WAVE of PROTESTS in the U.S.? – VisualPolitik EN

On May 25th, 2020, a policeman murdered an unarmed African-American man in Minneapolis: George Floyd. This crime has unleashed a wave of protests in hundreds of U.S. cities—many of which have ended with looting, violence, even dead and wounded citizens. The reason for these protests is police brutality, which seems to go unpunished in far … Read more What’s behind the WAVE of PROTESTS in the U.S.? – VisualPolitik EN

Without a legal trace: Eradicating statelessness in Kyrgyzstan | Talk to Al Jazeera

When the Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991, newly independent states emerged. These new borders meant that all of a sudden people found themselves on the wrong side – foreigners in a country they called their home, but were unable to prove or formally claim as such. The United Nations refugee agency estimates that at … Read more Without a legal trace: Eradicating statelessness in Kyrgyzstan | Talk to Al Jazeera

The latest threat from Covid-19? Press freedom

Press freedom continues to be under threat in dozens of countries around the world–and the coronavirus pandemic is making the situation worse. The annual Reporters Without Borders press freedom index saw few major changes from last year, with Nordic countries at the top of the ranking, and Turkmenistan and North Korea at the bottom. But … Read more The latest threat from Covid-19? Press freedom

US becomes first country to pass 200,000 cases as New York doctors issue desperate plea | ABC News

The death count from COVID-19 in New York, the worst-hit state in the United States, has more than doubled in 72 hours to 1,941. One month after New York discovered its first infection — a health care worker returning from Iran — the state has tallied more than 83,000 positive cases. With more than 12,000 … Read more US becomes first country to pass 200,000 cases as New York doctors issue desperate plea | ABC News

Can you commit a CRIME in INTERNATIONAL WATERS? – VisualPolitik EN

This video is sponsored by NordVPN. Go to https://NordVPN.com/visualpolitik or use code VISUALPOLITIK to get 70% off a 3-year plan plus 1 additional month free. If you commit a crime in your own country, the police is going to catch you and take you to the courts. All the countries have laws and cops that … Read more Can you commit a CRIME in INTERNATIONAL WATERS? – VisualPolitik EN

Why is TURKMENISTAN the World’s most INSANE dictatorship? – VisualPolitik EN

Turkmenistan has the World’s fourth largest gas reserves… then again, their citizens are extremely poor. What is the reason? This country suffers from one of the worst and craziest dictatorships in history. Turkmen president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is an extravagant version of Kim Jong-un. As an example… he likes to play his own songs and force … Read more Why is TURKMENISTAN the World’s most INSANE dictatorship? – VisualPolitik EN

Right-wing celebration, left-wing resignation: Papers react to Trump acquittal

IN THE PAPERS – Thursday, 06.02.2020: Conservative papers taunt House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in celebration after senators vote largely along party lines to acquit Donald Trump of impeachment charges. In Brazil, indigenous groups sound the alarm after Jair Bolsonaro appoints a former evangelical missionary to manage isolated tribes. Plus, residents of a small town in India find their tap … Read more Right-wing celebration, left-wing resignation: Papers react to Trump acquittal

Afghanistan: Taleban Offered to Hand Over Osama bin Laden before 2001 Invasion

The Taleban administration in Afghanistan negotiated with the American embassy in Islamabad in 2001 to hand over Osama bin Laden to a specially appointed court, but suggestions of using a neutral third country to try the suspected terrorist were rejected by the USA, according to a new book by the former Taleban Ambassador to Pakistan. … Read more Afghanistan: Taleban Offered to Hand Over Osama bin Laden before 2001 Invasion