An accelerating arms race in the Indo-Pacific is all but guaranteed now that China finds itself a target of new security arrangements – AUKUS and the Quad – aimed at containing its power and influence.
Question: On Wednesday, 29/9/2021, a summit was held between Erdogan and Putin in Sochi, Russia. The Turkish president was at the head of a delegation that included the head of the intelligence service, Hakan Fidan, and the head of the presidential communications department, Fahrettin Altun, and the presidential spokesman, Ibrahim Kalin, without any of his […]
On September 24, 2021 the leaders of the informal alliance Quad declared, “Together, we recommit to promoting the free, open rules-based order, rooted in international law and undaunted by coercion, to bolster security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific and beyond.”  The leaders did not name China as the main target of their statement, but it was very […]
Question: What are the scopes and significance of the US military alliance with Britain and Australia? Is it directed against China? Or is it a British and American slap to France after it destroyed Britain’s influence in Tunisia, and after its followers turned against America’s agents in Guinea, and after France’s efforts to build a […]
On 21st of August, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Bin Yaakob was sworn in as the ninth Prime Minister of Malaysia. Ismail Sabri, who is also the Vice President of UMNO, succeeded the throne following the resignation of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yasin who had lost the majority after an unstable 17 month-rule. It is known that […]
Lately, #KerajaanGagal hashtag has become a trend amongst Malaysian social media goers. #KerajaanGagal can be translated as #FailedGovernment. This trend moves in tandem with the ever increasing cases of Covid-19 in Malaysia.
Question: The new US administration headed by Biden began attacking China and Russia, and at the same time it began to strengthen partnerships and revive old alliances with some countries. What is America’s policy towards these two countries in particular, and what are its goals? Is this administration different from the previous one?
Question: “The United Nations special envoy on Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener declared in a video conference that Wednesday was “the bloodiest day” in the country since the military coup on February 1, with 38 dead. Myanmar security forces shot demonstrators protesting against the Military rule…” (AlJazeera.net, 3/3/2021) The army in Myanmar / Burma had staged […]
Headlines: • COVID-19: Vaccine Nationalism, High Prices and Supply Chain Issues Slowing Worldwide Coronavirus Inoculation • No Change in US Policy on Kashmir, says US State Department • US-China Competition: A Bipolar Technology Order • After Two Hour China Phone Call, Biden says China will ‘Eat our Lunch’ • US Military in the Middle East, […]
On the 14th of January, the Emergency Ordinance 2021 was gazetted. It was proclaimed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah to safeguard the country from the economic threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The gazettement is dated January 14th but takes retrospective effect from January 11th, 2021. Subsequently, the Prime […]
On the 7th of January2021, Twitter of the PRC Embassy in the United States published a post advertising the camps for the so-called “re-education” of Uyghur Muslims. The publication included a link to a relevant promotional article from the official Chinese press with the following foreword: “Study shows that in the process of eradicating extremism, […]
Beijing has ratified an extradition treaty with Turkey that human rights groups warn could endanger Uighur families and activists fleeing persecution by Chinese authorities if it is adopted by Ankara.
Chief Jewish Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, says that he can no longer remain silent about the plight of the Uyghurs. He further writes that the violation of the basic religious rights of the Uyghurs to practise their faith reminds him of the Jewish persecution throughout history especially under the Communist regime of the former Soviet Union. […]
On the 1st of December 2020, Malaysian authorities led by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) joined by the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (JAKIM), the Johor Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) and the Johor State Islamic Religious Department (JAINJ) raided a warehouse in Senai, State of Johor, after discovering that it was […]
Uighurs are forced to eat pork as China expands Xinjiang pig farms. (aljazeera.com) China under the CPC has destroyed its civilisation. It has no sense of justice, right or wrong. Indeed it doesn’t care. It has cloaked itself with all the vile, loathsome self-serving hypocritical righteous indignation. It has traded dignity and honour in pursuit […]
Emma Rielly a human rights lawyer has exposed the United Nations Officials in aiding the abuse of Uyghur Muslims. In her Official Twitter account – dated 10th October 2020, she addressed the matter of UN official illegally handing over names of Muslim dissidents to Chinese authorities before so they could be blocked from accounting China […]
In an interview given to a British news outlet in early November, Emma Reilly, a human rights lawyer working for the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC), stated that high ranking members of the UNHRC were actively handing over the names of Uyghur dissidents to the Chinese regime for the sake of currying favour and […]
The Executive Committee of Kazan revoked the permission of all the Tatar Public Center (ATPC) to hold on October 18 in Tinchurin park rally on the occasion of “Hәter kөne”- the annual day of remembrance of the defenders of Kazan who died from the troops of Ivan the Terrible in 1552. The corresponding letter signed […]
Abandoning them to China’s Oppression Invites the Wrath of Allah (swt) In his interview with the Indian media channel, “The Wire,” broadcast on 12 October 2020, Dr. Moeed Yusuf rejected reports and testimonies about the Chinese oppression of the Uighur Muslims of East Turkestan (Xinjiang), declaring it as a “non-issue.” For many decades Uighur Muslims […]
From 11 to 13 September 2020, elections for the president of the republic and municipal deputies were held in Tatarstan. According to official statistics, the current colonial governor of Moscow, Rustam Minnikhanov, “won with a convincing majority” in the number of votes. According to official data, he received 83.28% of the vote with a turnout […]
Yesterday (26th September 2020) saw the Borneo state of Sabah go to the polls. The official results of the 16th Sabah state elections witness the Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) coalition winning with a simple majority of 38 seats against Warisan Plus’ 32 seats while independent candidates bagged the remaining three seats. As usual, campaigns prior […]
On September the 14th 2020, CNBC reported on an assessment by sovereign wealth CEO Choi Heenam of the Korea Investment Corporation. He stated that “investors should not be “too bearish” about the markets even if tensions between the U.S. and China continue to rise” as “It’s a hegemonic conflict based on structural problems rather than […]
Manilla Bulletin reported nine Muslim Moro farmers were killed in Kabacan, North Cotabato, Philippines on 29th August 2020. This massacre has sparked outrage among Muslim communities. Policemen were involved in daytime massacre of these Muslim famers based on a dying declaration of one of the victims, according to the regional director of the Commission of […]
On the 7th September, nearly 300 Rohingya refugees came ashore in Indonesia after being at sea for almost 6 months. The group included 181 women and 14 children and were rescued by local Muslims on Sumatra’s northern coast. The refugees set sail from southern Bangladesh bound for Malaysia, hoping to receive sanctuary in the Muslim-majority […]
On the 4th of September 2020 the Guardian Newspaper reported on the first-hand account of a Uighur Muslim teacher who was forced to undergo multiple birth control measures after repeated threats upon her life and that of her family.
On the 27th August, ‘Buzzfeed News’ published the findings from its investigation based on thousands of satellite images of the region of ‘Xinjiang’ which revealed a “vast and growing infrastructure for long-term detention and incarceration” of Uyghur, Kazakh and other Muslims by the tyrannical Chinese regime. It described how “China has secretly built scores of […]
For the past few days, netizens have mounted fierce attacks on the Ministry of Health (MOH) Facebook page concerning what is perceived to be an unfair compound slapped on the Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister, Dato Dr. Khairuddin Aman Razali. Khairuddin who hails from the Malaysia Islamic Party (PAS) had violated the 14-day quarantine law […]
Its ‘Independence’ is Being Haunted, the Government of Indonesia Seeks to Solve the Papua Problem with Money Exactly a day after the 75th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Indonesia, the Government established a special autonomy (Otsus) fund for the Province of Papua and Province of West Papua in the 2021 Draft State […]
On the 3rd of July, Al Jazeera aired the 101 East documentary strand entitled ‘Locked Up in Malaysia’s Lockdown’. The documentary investigated the plight of thousands of undocumented migrant workers arrested during raids in areas under tight lockdowns. The angle depicted in the documentary have enraged many Malaysians and the government reciprocated by lambasting Al Jazeera’s ‘inaccurate, misleading […]
Rights campaigners are calling for a United Nations investigation into China’s treatment of the country’s Uighur Muslims, following reports of forced sterilisations of women. Beijing has also been accused of overseeing oppressive surveillance, brutal internment camps and physical and psychological torture of ethnic Uighurs, but has denied any wrongdoing. (Source: The Week)