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WeChat Mass-Deletes Accounts From Chinese LGBT Groups, Members Fear Harsher Crackdown
Ongoing discrimination and censorship on the LGBT community in China strike again as several groups linked to the community have been blocked and removed by the social media platform, WeChat.  WeChat is one of the...
Trump's executive order banning TikTok in the United States has been revoked by Biden.
Biden Revokes Trump Ban on Chinese Apps TikTok, WeChat
On June 9, President Joe Biden passed an executive order reversing the Trump administration’s ban on Chinese apps such as TikTok and WeChat. A team of Republican lawmakers is now attempting to pass a bill...
BBC correspondent John Sudworth, who was living in communist China, fled amidst fears that his life was at risk. Beijing was unhappy with some of his articles that exposed the atrocities of the communist regime.
BBC Correspondent Flees Communist China for Taiwan
BBC correspondent John Sudworth, who was living in communist China, fled amidst fears that his life was at risk. Beijing was unhappy with some of his articles that exposed the atrocities of the communist regime....
Members of Falun Gong (Falun Dafa) attend a silent protest outside of the Chinese Consulate on October 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The Chinese Communist Party heavily targets the spiritual practice, which it has persecuted severely since July 20, 1999, in its efforts to pressure and silence overseas dissidents.
Freedom House: Communist China Targets Dissidents Worldwide
A Washington, D.C. think tank recently published a study on the extensive efforts China’s communist dictatorship utilizes to pressure and suppress dissidents and activists residing in countries across the world. Freedom House released a February...
The logo of the open source Signal mobile messaging service. The app’s end-to-end encryption does not allow the company to see users’ messages, which is at the root of why China blocks Signal. Forcing alternatives out with the Great Firewall internet censorship system corners users into using Tencent’s WeChat, which is heavily surveilled by artificial intelligence
China Blocks Signal, Illustrating the Communist Regime’s Use of WeChat Surveillance
As China blocks Signal, an open source encrypted messaging program, from the mainland, eyes are once again on the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) use of WeChat as a tool of surveillance, data collection, and monitoring...
Feb. 7 marked the first anniversary of the death of Li Wenliang, considered to be a hero by many in China.
Chinese Remember ‘Wuhan Whistleblower’ and Early Mishandling of COVID-19 Pandemic
Feb. 7 marked the first anniversary of the death of whistleblower Li Wenliang, the doctor silenced by Chinese officials for his attempts to warn friends and family about the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak in late 2019. Working...
China Attacks Canada for ‘Racist’ Wu-Tang Clan T-Shirt
The Chinese government has lashed out at Canada over a customized T-shirt bearing the Wu-Tang Clan symbol, a hip-hop group from New York. The name Wu-Tang was replaced with Wuhan over a stylized “W” that...
In this photo illustration, the WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on an Apple iPhone on August 7, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
How WeChat Censors Users in America
A recent report published by The Washington Post reveals that the Chinese app WeChat has been censoring users living on American soil. WeChat basically tracks down Chinese people living in the U.S. who criticize the...