Social Criticism

India: Government raids on critics

(New York) – Indian authorities are using politically motivated allegations of tax evasion and financial irregularities to silence human rights defenders, journalists and other government critics, Human Rights Watch said today. In September 2021, state finance officials in Srinagar, Delhi and Mumbai raided journalists’ homes, news offices, an actor’s premises, …

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Jordan Cheyenne speaks on YouTube video of crying son

A YouTube star told TODAY Parents that she regretted it after posting a video teaching her already distressed child how to cry on camera. In the now-deleted clip, titled “We’re Broken Hearted,” Jordan Cheyenne stated that her family’s puppy had been diagnosed with a potentially fatal illness. Cheyenne’s son Christian, …

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Biden defends US withdrawal from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON – President Biden on Tuesday vigorously denied criticism of his decision to end the US 20-year war in Afghanistan, hailing the “extraordinary success” of the evacuation of Kabul and declaring the end of an era in which the United States was in power Military use power to “reshape other …

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