Citing a radical United Nations treaty known as the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, lawmakers in Scotland approved a deeply controversial new law assigning an individual government overseer to each and every child in the country charged with monitoring their development. However, the draconian measure, which has sparked criticism and outrage around the world as a brazen assault on parental rights and privacy, is already in the process of being challenged in court.
In the latest violence against Christians in the Middle East, seven Egyptian Coptics have been found executed on a beach near Benghazi.
A document released by Edward Snowden reveals that intelligence agents create false online information to discredit and destroy individuals and businesses.
Despite a ferocious crackdown on beleaguered protesters by the socialist regime in Venezuela that has left at least 15 dead so far, demonstrations against totalitarianism and economic collapse across the nation are still growing. While “President” Nicolas Maduro, successor to the late socialist strongman Hugo Chávez, has secured the support of government workers and fellow autocrats in the region, analysts say the escalating uprising has the potential to ultimately bring down the Venezuelan regime — and possibly other tyrants in the region.