Canadian police tightening up as trucker protests continue

OTTAWA, Feb. 7 (Reuters) – As protests against the Canadian government’s health measures and vaccine mandates turned 11 on Monday, police have threatened to take action after criticizing the national capital’s lack of action. paralysed. The “Freedom Convoy”, made up largely of truck drivers, started as a movement against a Canadian vaccination requirement for cross-border … Read more

China accused of ignoring hockey players’ human rights as isolation complaints mount

BEIJING, Feb. 6 (Reuters) – The coach of Finland’s men’s ice hockey team accused China on Sunday of disrespecting a player’s human rights, as complaints about COVID-19 isolation protocols piled up during the Winter Games. Finnish head coach Jukka Jalonen said Marko Anttila, a ninth-round pick of the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2004 NHL drawing, … Read more

Popular American podcaster Joe Rogan apologizes for using racist comments

Feb. 5 (Reuters) – Joe Rogan, the popular American podcaster, has apologized for the second time in a week, this time for using racist remarks after a montage video surfaced in which he repeatedly said the N-word. In an apology video posted to Instagram on Saturday, Rogan said it was the “most regrettable and embarrassing … Read more