Mindy Belz

Mindy is senior editor of WORLD Magazine and the author of They Say We Are Infidels. Follow Mindy on Twitter @mcbelz.

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‘Unprovoked attack’

International | U.S. report contradicts claim that drone was in Iranian airspace
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/20/19, 01:35 pm

IRAN: The debris field from the U.S. military drone shot down by Iran is in international waters in the Strait of Hormuz, not over the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan, as Iranian officials claimed. Iran deployed its locally made Khordad 3 short-range missile system, with an altitude range of 81,000 feet, to bring down the RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drone.

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China continues to kill detainees for organ harvesting

International | High-level U.K. tribunal offers its sobering conclusion in a new report
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/17/19, 04:22 pm

CHINA: An independent tribunal in London released its final report Monday morning, concluding that the Chinese government continues to kill detainees in China for organ transplants and targets religious minorities.

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Freeing captives

Terrorism | We can rethink America’s hostage policy
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/13/19, 02:20 pm

I didn’t plan it this way, but this year is turning out to be the year of the hostage for me. In Iraq I interviewed half a dozen young Yazidi women earlier this year. All but one were in their teens, enduring nearly five years of ISIS captivity that included sexual abuse.

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