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Will JAPAN and RUSSIA make PEACE? – KJ Vids

For more than 70 years, Russia and Japan have been at loggerheads over Pacific islands on the edge of the Sea of Okhostk known as the Kuril islands. The long-standing dispute dates back to WWII when the Soviet Union seized the islands, expelling all 17,000 Japanese residents. Japan’s official position is that the islands are […]

Is CHINA colonising AFRICA? – KJ Vids

China’s economic interests in Africa is one of the most recognised and talked about international engagements. Earlier this month, Xi Jinping pledged to provide Africa $60BN over the next 8 years. But the portrayal of China’s investments in Africa have been particularly negative in the West with headlines such as “Is China Good or Bad […]

The RISE of DIGITAL DICTATORSHIPS – KJ Vids

The Rise of Digital Dictatorships Many people thought that the internet and the rise of social media would quickly usher in a wave of political reforms in countries that are ruled by dictators and authoritarianism. But Governments in authoritarian regimes have been remarkably successful at adapting to the perceived dangers posed to their political authority […]

The PLIGHT of the UYGHURS | KJ VIDS

The PLIGHT of the UYGHURS Little is known about the brutal oppression Uyghurs face by the Chinese Authorities in the autonomous territory of northwest China called East Turkestan or “Xinjiang”. In the last 12-18 months, China has put more than a million Uyghurs in Nazi style concentration camps, where they are held without charge or […]

Spooly – World’s First Magnetic Charging Cables

The most portable full-length charging cables ever. Spooly makes on-the-go charging a breeze. Live on Kickstarter – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/644501570/spooly-the-ultimate-charging-cables

Why Japan Attacked Pearl Harbor

On December 7th 1941, a Japanese attack on the U.S Pacific naval headquarters at Pearl Harbor, damaged or destroyed nearly 20 American ships and more than 300 airplanes in less than two hours which claimed the lives of more than 2,400 people, and wounded 1,000 more. But why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor in 1941? […]

Origins of the Korean conflict

BAKU – The demilitarized zone that runs across the Korean Peninsula seems like the outcome of the armed conflict that devastated the area in the 1950s. However, an in-depth examination of Korea’s modern history reveals how the peninsula was caught in a tug of war between regional and Western powers. Thereby, planting the seeds that […]

The History of Uyghur Muslims

Uyghurs are predominately Turkic-speaking Sunni Muslims who live primarily in the autonomous region of Xinjiang. Islam came to the region in the 10th century. Prior to Islam, the Uyghurs embraced Buddhism, Shamanism, and Manicheism. Uyghurs embraced Islam in 934 during the Karahanid Kingdom. Kashgar, the capital of the Kingdom, quickly became one of the major […]

Meet ZHENG HE – The Greatest CHINESE MUSLIM Explorer

When people think of great explorers, they think of the usual names: Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta, Evliya Çelebi, Christopher Columbus, etc. But not many know of Zheng He. The Muslim who became China’s greatest admiral, explorer, and diplomat. In China, he is well known, although not always recognized or glorified. Zheng was born in 1371 […]

Uyghurs: Victims of 21st Century Concentration Camps

China has put more than a million Uyghurs in concentration camps, where they are held without charge or any terms of release. This has been going on for over a year now, since the arrival of new Communist Party boss of the region, Chen Quanguo, in 2016. Uyghurs are Turkic people and the main inhabitant […]