Tag Archives: Middle East

A world of lies · Dispatches from “the war against reality”

A world of lies · Dispatches from “the war against reality”

Peter Pomerantsev’s new book chronicles the age of disinformation This is Not Propaganda. By Peter Pomerantsev. PublicAffairs; 256 pages; $28. Faber & Faber; £14.99. REREAD PETER POMERANTSEV’S first book today and you experience a sense of vertigo. Published in 2014, “Nothing is True and Everything is Possible” is a memoir of working in Russia’s television industry in the …

International reactions to China in Xinjiang · Chinese actions in Xinjiang become a matter of international dispute

International reactions to China in Xinjiang · Chinese actions in Xinjiang become a matter of international dispute

European countries defend the Uighurs of Xinjiang, Muslim countries don’t FOR THE PAST three years China’s government, citing national-security concerns, has run relentless campaigns against the culture and religion of the Uighur people, 11m Muslims who speak a Turkic language and live in Xinjiang, China’s north-westernmost corner. Mosques have been shut. Men are forbidden to grow …