Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital's managing editor. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute, the Missouri School of Journalism, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Lynde resides with her family in Wichita, Kansas. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Kabul attack targets Afghan vice president

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/09/20, 05:40 pm

Terrorists bombed a vehicle convoy carrying Afghan First Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Wednesday. He suffered only minor burns, but 10 people died in the explosion, including bodyguards and civilians. The blast injured 31 others and set fire to several nearby shops that sell gas canisters for cooking and heating. The Taliban denied involvement in the attack.

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Belarusian activist refuses to leave country

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/08/20, 06:13 pm

Maria Kolesnikova tore up her passport as authorities tried to force her to cross the border into Ukraine on Tuesday. She sits on a council of opposition leaders who want to work out a plan with President Alexander Lukashenko for him to step down. Protests broke out in Belarus a month ago after Lukashenko won what is widely regarded as a rigged election. He has ruled Belarus for 26 years, relentlessly stifling dissent and keeping most of the economy in state hands.

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Mulan’s twisted ending

Film | Disney tips its hat to an oppressive government
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/08/20, 05:39 pm

Disney filmed the new live-action Mulan not far from the internment camps where the Chinese government commits human rights abuses against ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region.

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