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Iranian Schoolgirls Tear Off Hijabs, Raise Middle Finger to Ayatollah

Protests in Iran grew larger and louder this week, despite regime efforts to dismiss the movement as a Western propaganda effort, or crush it with police and militia violence. Acts of defiance that were unthinkable a month ago have been reported across the country, while international support for the demonstrators grows stronger.

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China and India Ban Each Other’s Tourists over Coronavirus

The government of India on Sunday announced “tourist visas issued to nationals of China are no longer valid.” The Times of India called it a “tit-for-tat move” in retaliation for China barring over 20,000 Indian students from returning to Chinese soil after they ventured abroad.

China 's President Xi Jinping (L) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend the group photo session during the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in Xiamen, southeastern China's Fujian Province on September 4, 2017. Xi opened the annual summit of BRICS leaders that already has …

South Korea Prompts Nationwide Parent Outrage with Child Vaccination Mandate

Parents in South Korea have expressed “anger” in recent days against a looming federal mandate that will require children aged 12 to 17 years to provide proof of vaccination against the Chinese coronavirus to enter public spaces “frequented by students, including cram schools, internet cafes, and public study rooms” starting in February, Yonhap reported Monday.

Illustration picture shows a boy receiving a Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the COVID-19 vaccination center at Brussels Expo, on the Heysel-Heizel, in Brussels, Saturday 26 June 2021. From next Thursday, 1 July, all Brussels residents aged 16 or older can also register without an appointment at one of the …