Tag: sanctions

US Formally Lifts Securities Ban on China’s Xiaomi, Reversing Trump Era Action
A U.S. court has removed the Communist Chinese military company (CCMC) designation from China’s Xiaomi Corp., a designation former President Donald Trump labelled the company with just prior to exiting the White House in January....
Beijing recently announced sanctions on two American religious rights officials, a member of the Canadian parliament, and a subcommittee on human rights in Canada’s House of Commons.
Communist China’s Sanctions of VIPs Are a ‘Badge of Honor’
Beijing recently announced sanctions on two American religious rights officials, a member of the Canadian parliament, and a subcommittee on human rights in Canada’s House of Commons. The sanctioned individuals are banned from entering communist China, including...
As the Biden administration has sought dialogue with North Korea, Kim Yo Jong
North Korea’s Kim Yo Jong Gives Harsh Warning to Biden Administration
The Biden administration has sought dialogue with North Korea, Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. However, the Deputy Director of the United Front Department has warned the U.S. to...
Protesters rally against the military coup and arrest of National League for Democracy (NLD) party leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar, at Parliament House on February 12, 2021 in Canberra, Australia
Biden Sanctions Tamadaw Leaders, Family Members Over Myanmar Military Coup
International eyes are on the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar after a military takeover that occurred amid allegations of a fraudulent election. The U.S. and the United Nations have labelled the situation a coup d’état,...
Pro-democracy activist Lester Shum shows his charge sheet to the members of the media after leaving Western Police Station on January 7, 2021 in Hong Kong, China. Over 50 Hong Kong opposition figures were arrested under the national security law in the largest operation yet against Beijing's critics, deepening a crackdown sweeping the financial hub. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)
Arrests of Hong Kong Dissidents Receive Widespread International Condemnation
Secretaries of State from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States signed a joint letter on Jan. 9 condemning the arrest of 55 pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong on charges of violating Communist...
On Monday, Dec. 7, 14 more Chinese officials were sanctioned for taking part in the Chinese government’s draconian crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy activists.
More Sanctions Put on Chinese Officials Involved in Crackdown on Pro-democracy Activists
On Monday, Dec. 7, 14 more Chinese officials were sanctioned for taking part in the Chinese government’s draconian crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy activists.  Sanctions include travel bans, a freeze of foreign assets that sanctioned...
Falun Gong practitioners take part in a parade through Washington, D.C. in July 2017 to protest the Chinese regime's persecution of their faith. The U.S. Department of State (state department) led by Trump administration official Mike Pompeo has imposed the first U.S. sanctions on a CCP official for persecuting Falun Gong.
US Issues First Sanctions Targeting Beijing for Persecution of Falun Gong
The U.S. Department of State has sanctioned multiple foreign officials for their roles in politically motivated extrajudicial killings and severe violations of religious freedom, including the persecution of Falun Gong, the agency announced in the...
UK Considering Sanctions on China Over Hong Kong Treaty Breach
The UK government is considering slapping sanctions on China after the Asian nation set up new rules that disqualify elected legislators, thereby ­breaching the Sino-British joint declaration treaty between the two countries. The Hong Kong...
China Angers the US (Again) by Purchasing Iranian Oil
The U.S. had pulled out of the nuclear deal with Iran and re-imposed sanctions on the Middle Eastern country after President Trump found the agreement to be seriously flawed, posing a threat to the U.S....