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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‘Completely unacceptable’

International | McConnell warns China about any violent crackdowns in Hong Kong
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/12/19, 03:05 pm

HONG KONG: Authorities fired on protesters at close range and canceled all remaining flights Monday—at one of the busiest airports in the world—after protesters swarmed Hong Kong International Airport’s main terminal for a fourth day. Officials continued to build a case against demonstrators, calling them “terrorists.” U.S.

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Sent ‘home’

Immigration | ICE agents are rounding up more Iraqi Christians living with legal status in the United States, as questions mount over the death of Jimmy Aldaoud
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/09/19, 05:54 pm

In essence, Jimmy Aldaoud was what lawyers call low-hanging fruit. The 41-year-old Detroit suburb resident had more than 20 convictions, the most notable for assault and stealing power tools from a garage in 2012. Family and friends say doctors believed he was bipolar with schizoaffective disorder, plus he was a diabetic. 

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China declares war on Hong Kong protesters

International | Unrest prompts State Department to issue travel warning
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/08/19, 11:55 am

HONG KONG: Chinese authorities working with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam this week declared war on protesters. Their strategy: to launch “preventive” arrests, deploy online trolls to promote contempt for young protest leaders, and use the army if needed. The U.S.

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