UN orders North Korea to shut down political prison camps

Tomas Ojea Quintana, U.N. special rapporteur for human rights in North Korea, has asked the communist country to release those Koreans believed to be languishing in political prison camps. "I have heard accounts that...the system, the political regime in North Korea, would not survive without the existence of political prison camps," Ojea Quintana told a … Continue reading UN orders North Korea to shut down political prison camps

Kanye West defends ‘video threat’ to Pete Davidson

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 02: Kanye West attends the the Versace fall 2019 fashion show at the American Stock Exchange Building in lower Manhattan on December 02, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images) Kanye West has defended his "art" as "therapy" following a backlash over his new claymation video, … Continue reading Kanye West defends ‘video threat’ to Pete Davidson

Beautiful SA teacher jailed in China describes experience as ‘traumatic’

  A South African teenager who was detained in China says she'll never leave the country to work overseas again after her month-long detention. Tristan-Lee Niemand, 19, spoke to News24 about her ordeal shortly after landing at OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday. Image taken by Simon Sonnekus shows Tristan-Lee Niemand embracing her father, Richard … Continue reading Beautiful SA teacher jailed in China describes experience as ‘traumatic’

Iranian president fires back at Donald Trump for advising against human rights violation

President Donald Trump warned the Iranian government to apply caution on its violation or citizens' rights and freedom following reports of social media blockade and violence from state security agencies, but President Hassan Rouhani fired back in the most uncivilized manner, telling the American leader to "watch his mouth." Most citizens of Iran are boldly calling … Continue reading Iranian president fires back at Donald Trump for advising against human rights violation