News and Analysis (10/10/20)

Critics called the BJP-led government imposition of a “property tax in the Union Territory … ‘despotic and anarchic rule’ aimed to ‘harass’ the people of Kashmir economically”:

By refusing to accept that a truly secular government would not engage “in what is essentially a community’s own private religious discourse,” Macron mainstreams fringe conspiracy theories:

“In an infrequent acknowledgement of collaboration between the federal government and social media companies, Justice credited Google, Facebook and Twitter with supplying intelligence to the investigation”:

“A timely new documentary film titled ‘There Is A Field’ tells the story of Asel Asleh, a 17-year-old Palestinian peace activist who was murdered by Israeli police, through the lens of Black Lives Matter activists in the United States”:

After “criticizing treatment of prisoners” she was sentenced to years in prison “for her work … against the death penalty,” … for “gathering and colluding with intent to harm national security,” and … for “spreading propaganda against the system.” “:

“Maher al-Akhras was detained on July 27, and held by the Israeli authorities under the administrative detention, with no trial or charges, which pushed him to go on an open-ended hunger strike”:

“In the IAEA we do not talk about breakout time. We look at the significant quantity, the minimum amount of enriched uranium or plutonium needed to make an atomic bomb. Iran does not have this significant quantity at the moment” — IAEA head Rafael Grossi:

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