Archive - June 28, 2020

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Cindy Mosca (Ethiopia) returns to Woldiya in 2019 — A Most Beautiful Day
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Trump’s move against China for its Uighur oppression makes him look like a hypocrite

Cindy Mosca (Ethiopia) returns to Woldiya in 2019 — A Most Beautiful Day

  In 2019, Cindy Mosca (Ethiopia 1967-69) went back to Ethiopia for the first time in 50 years. Former Ethiopia PCV Rick Stoner and his wife Elsa put Cindy and her group in touch with Cheru, an Ethiopian tour guide, who took them all over the country, including Woldia. Cheru, in the red hat here in the video, with Cindy, and her young friend Susan Kosmoski, not an RPCV, and Cindy’s partner, Dennis Schulz (in the red shirt), had a beautiful day in Cindy’s Peace Corps home. Join their visit on YOUTUBE p.s. The next round is on Cindy.

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Trump’s move against China for its Uighur oppression makes him look like a hypocrite

Thanks for the ‘heads up’ from Steven Boyd Saum (Ukraine 1994–96) A high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained in China’s Xinjiang region.   June 20, 2020, By Sébastien Roblin (China 2013-15) Even when President Donald Trump finally manages to do the right thing, it’s rarely for the right reasons. Such was the case Wednesday, when he signed a law that allows for sanctioning as human rights violators Chinese officials responsible for running camps imprisoning up to 1 million Muslim Uighurs in the Xinjiang Province of western China. Trump’s been so inconsistent on what should be a core tenet of American foreign policy — opposition to large-scale internment of a minority population — that there’s some truth to claims from Beijing that Trump’s move this week was a hypocritical one motivated by a desire to weaponize the issue against China amid high-stakes trade negotiations. He . . .

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