Hundreds in Hong Kong protest arrests of pro-democracy activists

Hundreds rallied outside a Hong Kong court on Monday after 47 pro-democracy activists were charged under a national security crackdown — arrests that prompted condemnation from Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the European Union. ​ The 47 were among ​more than 50 arrested in January and are facing charges of “conspiracy to commit subversion” under a… Read More Hundreds in Hong Kong protest arrests of pro-democracy activists

“No Room For Debate”: Beijing Imposes Sweeping Pro-China Curriculum On Hong Kong Schools

In yet more significant fallout and far-reaching impact from the so-called Hong Kong national security law imposed by Beijing in June of last year, HK authorities in concert with China have unveiled sweeping new ‘national security rules’ for schools. Schools have been ordered to adopt the curriculum which instills “an affection for the Chinese people” and while at the same… Read More “No Room For Debate”: Beijing Imposes Sweeping Pro-China Curriculum On Hong Kong Schools

Beijing Tells Biden Administration to Play by the CCP’s Rules

China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi warned the Biden administration not to cross Beijing’s “red line” in a half-hour speech on the evening of Feb. 1. “The United States should stop interference in the affairs of Hong Kong, Tibet, and Xinjiang,” Yang said, calling the issues regarding the three regions China’s “internal affairs.” He made the remarks while speaking… Read More Beijing Tells Biden Administration to Play by the CCP’s Rules