News and Analysis (1/1/20)

Enabling round the clock surveillance is the government’s price for liberalized store hours:

The U.S. called the demonstrations in Iraq a protest against Iranian intervention while Iran accused the U.S. of fomenting violence; now the shoe is on the other foot:

For 16 days, women in India’s capital, are leading protests over India’s citizenship law:

Muslim women abused and forced to have abortions in China’s detention camp say they are unable to bring abusers to justice:

In an aggressive campaign to transform and indoctrinate Muslim minorities mostly Uighurs and Kazakhs, Chinese officials pushing Xinjiang’s into cheap labors to supply Chinese factories:

The Department of homeland security of Dekalb County, Georgia, is investigating a series of anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim flyers found in homes and cars:

Esquire publishes a history of U.S. election meddling, and US political propaganda in other countries …

… and an Iranian rear admiral declares “the era of American free action in the region is over”:

“Accountability has, until now, been largely missing in action throughout the 52-year-old occupation” — Michael Lynk, Special Rapporteur for the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territory:

“[M]ass arrests, torture, killings, use of excessive force, harassment, and intimidation” following the India’s removal of Kashmir’s special status have changed everything:

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