“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.
A citizen journalist detained in Shanghai after she reported on the emerging coronavirus epidemic in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has lost weight after refusing food in a police-run detention center, her lawyer said on Monday.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been arrested on suspicion of taking part in an unauthorised assembly on October 5 last year and violating a mask ban, according to a post from his official Twitter account. It occurred while he was reporting to the Central Police Station at around 1 pm on Thursday.
Peter Navarro asked in a tweet: “A Chinese scientist is called in to investigate a deadly virus in Wuhan, finds troublesome facts, is muzzled by the CCP, flees for her life to the U.S., speaks her own truth, and then is muzzled by the ‘free’ America social media. Where’s the outrage?”
These hacked accounts were used to spread propaganda and disinformation about the coronavirus outbreak, the Hong Kong protests, and other topics of interest to the CCP. The owners of these hijacked accounts came from all walks of life. “They included a professor in North Carolina; a graphic artist and a mother in Massachusetts; a web designer in the U.K.; and a business analyst in Australia,”
VISION TIMES The Chinese communist party always maintains a strict censorship policy when it comes to its country. However, the communist regime shamelessly uses the very tools that are banned in China to spread its propaganda overseas. The case in point is Twitter. This website is banned in China, but Beijing is currently using the […]
<!–[CDATA[ Lin Yang, Nike Ching, Yi-Hua Lee, and Tina Chung | Voice of America China’s decision to propose new legislation tightening control over Hong Kong has sparked a wave of condemnation from American lawmakers and officials, in yet another sign of worsening relations between the economic superpowers. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a statement Friday saying he “condemns” […]
Qiao Long and Wong Lok-to | Radio Free Asia Police from Shanghai have detained a lawyer-turned-citizen journalist who reported on the emerging coronavirus epidemic in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Zhang Zhan, who lives in Shanghai but who traveled to Wuhan in early February, was taken away from Wuhan’s Caiguang Hotel near Hankou railway […]
Xiao Yu, Lin Yang | Voice of America A friend of Chen Qiushi, who reported on Hong Kong democracy protests and COVID-19 before going missing February 6, has urged the world to not forget the citizen journalist’s plight. Chen had been reporting on the epidemic from Wuhan, and uploading videos to YouTube and Twitter, which are […]
Joyce Huang | Voice of America One day after his release from prison, Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang told friends that he is being watched by state agents — fueling calls at home and abroad for China to stop using the pandemic as an excuse to extend his incarceration. The European Union said, in a press […]