Tim Hume

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
a day 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
a day ago
Jamal Khashoggi

The Trial of Jamal Khashoggi's Alleged Killers Has Begun, But It Won't Deliver Any Justice

Saudi Arabia has refused repeated requests to extradite the men accused of killing the former 'Washington Post' columnist.
Tim Hume
7.3.20
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
Hong Kong

Britain Has Offered Citizenship Rights to 3 Million Hong Kongers to Escape Beijing's Rule

Under new rules, eligible Hong Kong residents can live and work in the UK for five years, then apply for settled status, and then for citizenship.
Tim Hume
7.1.20
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'd 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 That Was Allegedly 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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