Australian Anti-Vaxxers Start Making Fake Bookings to Disrupt Government Drive

Victorian general practitioners were alarmed over fake COVID-19 vaccine bookings of anti-vaxxers, noting that it can affect the slots of vulnerable patients. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) President Dr. Karen Price said that anti-vaxxers would do anything to …

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YouTube to Remove Videos Spreading Anti-Vaccine Misinformation

YouTube will remove videos that spread misinformation about all approved vaccines as the video streaming site ramps up efforts against harmful content amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting on Sept. 29, YouTube will take down videos that contains harmful misinformation about …

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DC Judge Orders Release of Facebook Anti-Rohingya Account Records

A federal judge in the United States has ordered Facebook to reveal details of accounts linked to anti-Rohingya violence in Myanmar that the company had shut down, dismissing the company’s privacy argument as “loaded with irony.” According to a copy …

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Melbourne Construction Sites Shut Down after Violent After Anti-Vaccination Protests

The Victorian government has closed its construction sites in metropolitan Melbourne after the violent protests happened on Monday. All construction sites in metropolitan Melbourne and the local government areas such as Ballarat, City of Geelong, Mitchell Shire, and Surf Coast …

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Wikipedia Bans 7 Chinese Power Users for “Infiltration and Exploitation”

Wikipedia has banned seven Chinese from its websites around the world following a Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP) report of alleged threats to Hong Kong users. According to a media source on Tuesday, the organization has also revoked administrator access …

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Egypt Begins Trial of Researcher Patrick George Zaki for Spreading False News

Egypt has begun on Monday, the trial of a researcher and human rights advocate Patrick George Zaki for spreading false news. The Supreme Procuratorate of National Security of Egypt (SSSP) indicted Zaki for “spreading false information at home and abroad,” …

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Canadian Anti-Vaccination Protesters Block Hospitals

Canadian anti-vaccination organized protests block hospitals on Monday after being warned not to harass or obstruct healthcare workers. The protesters’ group, National Health Freedom Movement, was founded by two Ontario nurses who promoted COVID-19 conspiracy theories and attended rallies in …

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