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Another Woman Dies in China After Suffering 20 Years of Persecution for Practicing Falun Gong
Minghui.org, a website that documents the persecution of Falun Gong, reported Dec. 5 that Ms. Kang Aifen of Heilongjiang Province perished at the hands of Chinese authorities after over two decades of incessant harassment and...
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Rolling Out ‘Full Process Democracy’, Beijing Attempts to Equate Communism With Liberty
News analysis U.S. President Joe Biden’s campaign saw the invitation of over 100 world leaders, civil society and private-sector representatives to his long-touted "Summit for Democracy” held on Dec. 4 and 5. The virtual summit...
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Space and Time Tracking: China’s New ‘Zero COVID’ Policy Draws Criticism
News analysis  Since China’s latest COVID-19 wave hit in mid-October, Chinese authorities have rigorously enforced a zero-tolerance prevention policy. These measures have included large-scale virus testing and mass quarantine for those deemed at risk.  A...
Abused by Chinese Police for More Than 20 Years, Woman Dies 2 Days After a Final Harassment
Repeatedly arrested, detained, tortured, and harassed since 1999 for refusing to abandon her faith, Ms. Kong Fanying of Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province succumbed to her abuse at the hands of the communist regime this July,...
A 26-year-old Australian woman says she was sentenced to 14 days at the Howard Springs Quarantine Facility without due process as punishment for lying to contact tracers.
Woman Alleges Australian COVID Quarantine Camp Sentence Was Punishment for Lying to Contact Tracers
An Australian woman who spoke about her recent 14-day mandatory self isolation at the Howard Springs Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) quarantine camp alleges she was told by government officials her sentence was not related to...
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China’s Silence on Peng Shuai Shows Cracks in Beijing’s Propaganda Apparatus
When Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai accused former vice premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault on Nov. 2, authorities turned to a tried-and-true strategy of completely burying the allegations. At home, the country’s censors scrubbed...
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WTA Officially Pulls Out of China Over Peng Shuai Disappearance
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has decided to end all tournaments in China over concerns surrounding Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, whose safety has been in doubt since she accused a former regime leader of...
Republican Representatives Tom Tiffany and Scott Perry recently introduced legislation in the House seeking to end Washington’s recognition of the ‘One China’ policy.
Hundreds of Taiwanese Nationals Handed Over to Mainland China: Report
According to an investigation titled China’s Hunt for Overseas Taiwanese released on Nov. 30 by Safeguard Defenders, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been arranging for Taiwanese citizens arrested abroad to be extradited back...
North Korean Criminal Captured in Northeast China After 40-Day Manhunt
A North Korean convict using the name of Zhu Xianjian was recaptured on Nov. 28, according to Chinese authorities. A statement released by municipal police in Jilin stated that the fugitive was captured near Songhua...