Tim Hume

TURKEY

Istanbul's Hagia Sophia Will Be Converted Into a Mosque, Inflaming Religious Sensitivities

The move is a big win for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Tim Hume
13 hours ago
Syria

'We Have Dreaded This Day': Coronavirus Has Been Detected in War-Ravaged Idlib

The northwest Syrian province is considered one of the world’s most vulnerable environments for an outbreak.
Tim Hume
17 hours ago
RACISM

Three Belgians Were Deported from Congo for Racist Facebook Posts About a Black Mayor

The men targeted Pierre Kompany, the Congolese-born mayor of a district in Brussels, who is also the father of Belgian football star Vincent Kompany.
Tim Hume
3 days ago
Serbia

Protesters Stormed Serbia's Parliament After New Coronavirus Curfews Were Announced

Video shows police attacking three people sitting on a bench, amid reports that it was "the most violent [protest] seen in Serbia for a long time".
Tim Hume
3 days ago
Hong Kong

Beijing Is Furious About UK's Offer to Welcome Hong Kongers Fleeing Harsh New Security Law

In a statement, China's Foreign Ministry warned: "Any attempt seeking to undermine China's sovereignty, security and development interests is doomed to fail."
Tim Hume
7.2.20
russia

Russian Voters Just Cleared the Way for Putin to Rule as President-for-Life

Russian opposition figures have denounced the constitutional amendments that will allow Putin to serve as president until 2036.
Tim Hume
7.2.20
Yemen

Yemenis Are Being Disappeared, Tortured, Then Killed in Unofficial Prisons

"It's happening virtually all the time. It's become as simple for them as drinking a glass of water."
Tim Hume
6.30.20
Kenya

Kenyan Police Killed Three People in Clashes Sparked By a Dispute Over a Face Mask

A researcher told VICE News that there had been 25 killings by police enforcing lockdown measures before these recent deaths.
Tim Hume
6.26.20
Poland

Poland's Ruling Party Is Using Homophobia to Attract Voters in Sunday's Presidential Election

The Law and Justice party surged to power in 2015 on the back of a xenophobic campaign demonizing refugees and migrants. Now, politicians have turned their attention to the LGBTQ community.
Tim Hume
6.26.20
neo-nazis

Germany Just Banned a Neo-Nazi Group Investigated for Plotting Terror Attacks

They had bought a plot of rural land to set up a separatist far-right community in the state of Thuringia.
Tim Hume
6.23.20
ukraine

Ukraine's Secret Service Busts Neo-Nazi Cell Inspired By Christchurch Shooter

The group was printing extremist literature and stockpiling guns, explosive devices and Nazi paraphernalia.
Tim Hume
6.18.20
Germany

A German Neo-Nazi Plotted the Assassination of Pro-Refugee Mayor for Years, Prosecutors Say

Walter Luebcke's execution-style killing followed a series of near-miss far-right assassination attempts on political figures in Germany.
Tim Hume
6.17.20
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