By the end of 2017, war, violence and persecution had uprooted 68.5 people around the world – the highest number on record, and nearly 10 million more people than in 2014. Nearly 25.4 million refugees and 3.1 million asylum seekers were forced to flee their countries to escape conflict and persecution.
The Magnitsky Sanctions bill will also punish Vladimir Putin regime for its indifference to the murder of two hundred and twenty people including thirty-eight Australians from MH17 flight. Its author hopes that it will be a weapon for democratic push-back against authoritarian regimes.
Communist Party's Indoctrination has been focused on children whom they orphaned. There has been a surge in construction of orphanages, that is reeducation camps for children in Xinjiang.
Despite pressure of German business German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated her support for economic sanctions on the Vladimir Putin's regime. Germany like other countries in the European Union are very concerned with what appears a new front in the war of Russia against Ukraine. Ms. Merkel also named several countries in the region, which Russia is blocking from development.
Chinese opposition published footage of a camp in Xinjiang that Chinese Communist Party calls "vocational training centre". It confirms what Uighurs have said about the wave of massive persecutions by CCP against their people.
The latest Putin's act of aggression against its neighbour was criticised by Western countries. But no doubt that it is only the beginning on the new front of his five years war.