‘6,500 Migrant Workers Die In Qatar For World Cup’

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Worthy News (Worthy News) – More than 6,500 migrant workers from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka have reportedly died in Qatar since it won the right to host soccer’s 2022 World Cup, fueling calls to boycott the event. The Guardian newspaper’s investigation suggested the shocking death toll around the construction of stadiums and other facilities was likely grossly underestimated. No figures were available for migrant deaths from the workers from Kenya or the Philippines. Deaths occurring in the final months of 2020 are also not included. Rights groups have linked most … Read more

House passes Equality bill to give biological males access to women’s dressing rooms, locker rooms

The US House of Representatives passed a sweeping bill Thursday that, in addition to prohibiting harassment, violence, and unfair treatment against LGBTQ people, also grants biological males who “identify” as females access to girls’ and women’s spaces, including restrooms, locker rooms, and dressing rooms, CNS News reports. The bill passed by 224 to 206 with 2 members not voting. Three Republican lawmakers voted in favor of it; no Democrats voted against it.

Amnesty International: Mass executions in Tigray may constitute crimes against humanity

Amnesty International has stated that the massacre of a large number of civilians in the historical city of Axum in Ethiopia’s Tigray region last year may constitute crimes against humanity, Sky News reports. It is understood that on November 28, 2020, hundreds of people, including children, were systematically executed by Eritrean forces fighting with the Ethiopian government against the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF).

Dutch parliament: China’s treatment of Uighurs is “Genocide”

Holland’s parliament passed a non-binding motion Thursday stating that China’s treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority amounts to genocide, Reuters reports. Although Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s conservative VVD party voted against the resolution, Holland’s parliament is the second after Canada’s to pass such a motion.