“Wolf warrior” Chinese diplomats in several countries liberally use Twitter to spread fake news about the CCP’s opponents, and disseminate hate speech against Uyghurs, Tibetans, Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, and other dissidents.
The shadow parliament does not strive to become an exiled government or mimic governing functions, but will serve as a democratic platform to elect those who can legitimately represent voices of Hongkongers, said Simon Cheng who is currently in the UK
“The U.S. is sanctioning the senior leadership of China’s National People’s Congress in connection with developing, adopting, and implementing the National Security Law,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a tweet on Monday.
Russia currently poses the biggest state-based threat to Britain, but China will become more dangerous in the future, Ken McCallum told reporters in London in his first public remarks as the new head of MI5. He said Russia was delivering “bursts of bad weather,” while Beijing is “changing the climate.”
“Many televised confessions are the result of extreme physical or emotional coercion and thus qualify as being obtained through torture,” the group said, adding that it had interviewed 17 victims whose confession had been obtained through methods qualifying as torture, including severe physical torture.
<!–[CDATA[ KELLY HO | HONG KONG FREE PRESS Beijing has vowed to retaliate against the U.K. government after it revealed details of its “bespoke” immigration route for Hongkongers, established in response to newly-enacted national security legislation. The U.K. home secretary Priti Patel announced on Wednesday that British National (Overseas) (BNO) citizens would be able to apply for […]
<![CDATA[ Minghui, Ottawa, Canada The Honorable Irwin Cotler, P.C., O.C., O.Q., former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, was interviewed regarding Beijing’s recent eight-year sentence of Canadian Falun Gong practitioner Sun Qian. He called the verdict a classic case of criminalization of innocence and a fundamental assault on China’s own rule of law, […]
<!–[CDATA[ VOA News Residents in Hong Kong say an atmosphere of trepidation has permeated the Asian financial hub since the enactment of a sweeping national security law imposed by China. But activists say despite new concerns of a clampdown on certain freedoms they will continue their pro-democracy pursuits. The law passed by China’s legislature on […]
Joyce Huang | Voice of America Thursday marks the anniversary of the start of a sweeping purge involving more than 300 rights lawyers and activists in China that began on July 9, 2015. The ongoing sweep known as the 709 Crackdown is named for the date. Prominent Chinese lawyers at home and abroad, who had […]
Jane Werrell | New Tang Dynasty The UK government, lead by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is set to end reliance on Chinese imports for vital supplies, including masks and medicines. Johnson has instructed officials to draw up plans to diversify its imports of critical goods. The United States, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand—the countries that […]