Political Unrest
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Yoweri Museveni claims victory in Uganda

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/16/21, 10:26 am

Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine accused the government of rigging Thursday’s presidential election. Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni pulled in 58 percent of the votes to win a sixth term over Wine’s 34 percent, the country’s electoral commission said on Saturday.

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How the rest of the world views U.S. unrest

International | Nations watch America’s transition of power with concern
by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/13/21, 05:28 pm

UNITED STATES: The U.S. Joint Force issued a statement—signed by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark A. Milley and seven top commanders—condemning “insurrection and sedition” at the U.S. Capitol last week. Addressed to U.S.

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Clampdown on democracy

Hong Kong | Last week’s mass arrest of political activists signals the Hong Kong regime’s attempt to snuff out opposition
by Erica Kwong
Posted 1/12/21, 04:47 pm

Last week, authorities in Hong Kong arrested 55 people in the largest crackdown on pro-democracy activists since Beijing imposed a new national security law on the region over the summer. Hong Kong police arrested organizers and candidates involved in the pro-democracy camp’s election primaries last July, accusing them of subversion.  

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