Elections for Hong Kong’s legislature will likely be deferred for a second year as Beijing plans a major overhaul of the city’s electoral system.
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As China continues crackdown in Hong Kong, it charged 47 prominent dissidents with bogus “conspiracy to commit subversion” charges.
Chinese Human Rights Defenders has called on the Chinese government to immediately end its detention of human rights defender Li Qiaochu.
China and Russia are among the world’s most repressive states. But for some reason China censors the internet and Russia doesn’t.
China is ever creative when it comes to repression. Chinese online influencers now need government approved credentials to post.
Two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists pleaded guilty on Tuesday to organizing or participating in an illegal assembly in 2019.
Reporters without Borders called on Chinese authorities to release seven journalists arrested for reporting on the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan a year ago.
Thousands in mainland China flocked to an app, engaging in discussions with users from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Uyghur diaspora.
Under Xi Jinping China stepped up repression of dissent. The latest victim is independent publisher, entrepreneur Geng Xiaonan.
The BBC has produced a shocking new report about the systematic rape and torture of women in the camps.