According to peace activist Christine Ahn, the “job” of pushing leaders to move towards formally ending the Korean War was, in fact, accomplished by dogged Korean anti-war activists who helped oust former South Korean President Park Geun-hye in 2017 and gave Moon Jae-in a mandate for peace.
Ghulam Ali saab is truly the voice of South Asia. He has sang songs in Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali and Nepali and has millions of fans across India and Pakistan. Shiv Sena, the Hindu fundamentalist party in India’s Maharashtra has succeeded in getting a concert of Ghulam Ali scheduled in Mumbai canceled, through its rabble-rousing.
Some of the biggest concerns revolve around the environment, intellectual property, workers’ rights and investor-state dispute settlement.
A Bangladesh-based hardline Islamist group last week issued a “hit list,” threatening to kill 20 outspoken Bangladeshi bloggers, writers and activists, most of whom have already fled the country in the face of continuing threats.
“Actually China doesn’t need the Uyghur people,” Isa stated. “They just need our resources. Uranium and gold all get exported to inner China. Never have the Uyghur people benefited, only the benefits for the Chinese. They don’t need the Uyghurs, they need our territory.”