Despite Bans, Disabled Women Are Still Being Sterilized in Europe

Decisions like these, involving people who almost certainly cannot give express consent, hang over the sterilization debate. Katrin Langensiepen, a German politician and one of the few visibly disabled members of the European Parliament, is pushing for a strict Europewide ban on nonconsensual sterilization. Many of history’s notorious eugenics practices, she said, were justified as…

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Kyiv Hit by Drone Attack Wave

Russia launched a huge drone attack at Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, before dawn on Saturday, sending wave after wave of crewless aircraft packed with explosives toward a city that is home to around three million people. The Ukrainian Air Force said that the attack had featured “a record number” of one-way attack drones, an estimated…

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