Netherlands: official apology for trans people

Dutch Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven, at the Groninger Museum in Groningen (Netherlands), in April 2021. SIESE VEENSTRA / AFP It is a world first which was discreetly celebrated, Saturday, November 27, in a room of the Parliament of The Hague. A Dutch minister has formally apologized to the trans community for the suffering they have … Read more

Senior Chinese public security official enters Interpol

Hu Binchen, in a photo posted by Interpol on his Twitter account on November 25, 2021. TWITTER / INTERPOL The general assembly of Interpol elected, Thursday, November 25, the Chinese Hu Binchen to the executive committee of the organization, its nerve center supposed to supervise the general secretariat. Hu Binchen, along with the Indian Praveen … Read more

Chinese tennis player disappears after accusing senior official of rape

Peng Shuai during the Roland-Garros tournament, in Paris, in May 2018. MICHEL EULER / AP A week after tennis player Peng Shuai, 35, was told in detail about her rape by former Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, 75, the young woman is missing. The champion, who notably won Roland-Garros in doubles in 2014, accused, on … Read more

Afghanistan: a senior Taliban official killed in the attack on the military hospital in Kabul

Civilians flee Sardar-Mohammad-Daoud-Khan hospital, where 25 people were killed in an attack, in Kabul on November 2, 2021. WILLIAM DANIELS FOR “THE WORLD” The suicide attack carried out on Tuesday by the Islamic State organization in Khorassan (EI-K), the Afghan branch of the Iraqi-born terrorist group, against the military hospital in the Afghan capital killed … Read more