Bolivian government official threatens election observers ahead of Sunday's election
BOLIVIAN immigration minister Marcel Rivas has been accused of inciting violence against journalists and international observers ahead of Sunday’s general election.
Bolivia: MAS Will Have Its Own Vote-Counting System
According to the MAS Electoral Control Direction, the quick count will provide real-time reports structured by observers at the local, departmental, and national levels. The aim is to have the photographs of the electoral records to get reliable and trustworthy information instantly.
Pakistan's united opposition protests against Imran Khan's rule
The protest in Gujranwala on Friday was the first held by the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance of 11 opposition political parties that have united to oust Khan from power. Maulana Fazlur Rehman, leader of the PDM, said: “This is an illegal government. It’s been imposed upon us by the establishment. We reject this illegal rule.”
Transit shutdowns fail to deter Thai pro-democracy protests
Pro-democracy activists in Thailand staged a fourth straight day of high-profile protests in the capital on Saturday, thwarting efforts by the authorities to stop them, including a shutdown of the city’s mass transit systems.
Ex-prisoner Sadyr Japarov confirmed as Kyrgyzstan president
Sadyr Japarov, a nationalist politician who until last week was serving an 11-year jail term on kidnapping charges, has been confirmed as president of Kyrgyzstan after his predecessor resigned following protests.
Colombia: Another Community Leader Murdered in Antioquia
A group of armed man Saturday killed Colombia's social leader Jairo Pulgarin, who was a farmer and served as vice president of the Community Action Board of the Tesorito village, in Antioquia Department.
China is practicing unleashing swarms of suicide drones packed with explosives from the backs of trucks
A Chinese defense contractor recently test-launched a swarm of loitering munitions from a light tactical vehicle, and there's a video of the system in action.Loitering munitions, more commonly known as suicide drones, fill a capability gap between cruise missiles and traditional fixed-wing combat drones by lingering over the battlefield.
Make the Duterte fascist regime bleed from a thousand cuts! Mount more tactical offensives nationwide!
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) commends the New People’s Army (NPA) for the series of successful tactical offensives across the country over the past two months. Various NPA units have mounted scores of ambushes, harassment and demolition operations and other tactical offensives against the regime’s fascist armed troops.
Iran reports two new cyberattacks
An Iranian official said that hackers attacked two government institutions this week, but details are scant.The attacks took place on Monday and Tuesday, and some government bodies temporarily shut down their internet as a precaution, Reuters reported on Thursday.
Far-right thugs harassing asylum-seekers whenever they leave MoD site in Kent where they are being held, campaigners tell the Star
ASYLUM-SEEKERS held in a former army camp in Kent are being harassed and intimidated by far-right activists every time they leave the site, campaigners told the Morning Star today.
Grenfell Tower landlord had 'secret' meeting on cost cutting, inquiry told
The Grenfell Tower landlord held a secret meeting to cut refurbishment costs – including discussing the switch to cheaper cladding – despite being warned by lawyers that it would break procurement law and could void the main contract, the public inquiry into the disaster was told.
Brazilian Senator Caught With Money in His Underwear During Investigation of Missing COVID Funding
Brazilian senator Chico Rodrigues made a cheeky move when he allegedly decided to try hiding government funds. Police found 30,000 reales ($5,300) in cash in hidden in the Amazon state of Roraima's leader's underwear when searching for missing money intended for coronavirus relief.
Gaza children struggle with studies during COVID-19 lockdown
Israel’s crippling 13-year blockade of Gaza has resulted in regular electricity shortages and internet disruption, compounding the education challenges.“Remote learning is exhausting as the mobile screen is too small, but there is no other option. The children don’t have books and they need to follow up their lessons or they will be uneducated,” said Walaa.