Top figures in Hong Kong democracy fight convicted amid China crackdown

A Hong Kong court convicted seven prominent figures in Hong Kong’s fight for democracy Thursday, finding them guilty of taking part and organizing an unauthorized anti-government protest in 2019. Media…

VP Harris thanks Guatemalan President Giammattei after his crackdown on migrants, doesn’t visit border

Vice President Kamala Harris shared a call with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei Tuesday to discuss immigration amid a surging crisis and despite declining to visit the U.S.-Mexico border herself since…

China’s Xi Jinping warns of tech crackdown, Alibaba pulled from app stores: reports

Population Research Institute President Steve Mosher offers analysis on ‘Fox Business Tonight’ Chinese companies are pulling tech giant Alibaba’s search engine from their platforms after President Xi Jinping warned of a…

Burma forces continue crackdown on protesters, 4 dead in demonstrations

MANDALAY, Burma (AP) – Security forces in Burma on Saturday again met protests against last month’s military takeover with lethal force, killing at least four people by shooting live ammunition at…

Netflix password sharing crackdown underway with new test and warning

Actor Amy Hargreaves on being a Speak Well ‘Role Model’ and helping young people learn public speaking, confidence and better communication. Netflix is looking to crack down on password sharing…

Russia slows down Twitter amid crackdown on social media platforms fueling dissent

Russian authorities said Wednesday they are slowing down the speed of uploading photos and videos to Twitter over its failure to remove banned content — part of growing efforts to curb…

Texas beefs up border crackdown to stop human and drug smuggling

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, along with the Department of Public Safety (DPS), on Saturday launched ‘Operation Lone Star,’ a program that will work to combat the smuggling of drugs and…

Burma protesters take to streets day after deadly crackdown

YANGON, Burma — Demonstrators in Burma took to the streets again on Tuesday to protest last month’s seizure of power by the military, as foreign ministers from Southeast Asian countries prepared to…

Burma military crackdown on anti-coup protests leaves at least 2 dead

Burma police made mass arrests at anti-coup demonstrations Sunday and reportedly killed at least two protesters in the fourth week of unrest since a military takeover on Feb. 1. The bloodshed came…

Blinken vows ‘firm action’ against Burma military amid crackdown on protesters

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken took to Twitter on Sunday to vow “firm action” against the Burmese military amid its crackdown on demonstrators lashing out against the coup that…