Political Unrest
Associated Press/Photo by Altaf Qadri

Protests spread across India

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/18/19, 12:38 pm

Marches took place in cities across the nation on Wednesday in protest of a law that offers Indian citizenship to Christians, Hindus, and other migrants who fled religious persecution, but not Muslims.

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Kiran Ridley

Prayers for PolyU

Hong Kong | During a recent police siege of a Hong Kong university, some community members offered spiritual intercession
by Joyce Wu
Posted 12/06/19, 02:31 pm

On Nov. 17, police surrounded the campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hung Hom and launched one of the fiercest confrontations with protesters since Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrations began in June. Protesters’ Molotov cocktails, bricks, and bows and arrows went up against police officers’ tear gas, rubber bullets, and sponge grenades.

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Vincent Yu/AP

State of distortion

Media | Chinese propaganda is targeting Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters and the churches that support them
by June Cheng
Posted 12/04/19, 06:24 pm

At 8 a.m. on a Sunday, a line of people outside of St. Eugene de Mazenod Oblate Primary School in Kowloon City snaked past apartment buildings, breakfast shops, and real estate offices. White-haired grandmothers in wheelchairs, young people staring at their cell phones, and parents holding tight to wriggly children waited for nearly an hour to vote for their local district councilor. 

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