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    China’s Hidden Totalitarianism
    August 30, 2018
     
    By Michael Clarke August 29, 2018 Chinese President Xi Jinping has proclaimed that his signature “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) that seeks to link the Chinese economy with the major continental and maritime zones of the Eurasian continent will “benefit people across the whole world,” as it will be based on the “Silk Road spirit” of “peace and cooperation, openness and inclusivenes More
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    China flat out denies the mass incarceration of Xinjiang’s Uyghurs as testimonies trickle out
    August 14, 2018
     
    By Isabella Steger, 13 August, 2018 For months, foreign media have relentlessly reported on the mass incarceration and cultural suppression of China’s Muslim Uyghur minority in the far western Xinjiang region—allegations that Beijing just vehemently denied in a global forum for the first time. At a meeting of a United Nations human rights panel today (Aug. More
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    Ethnic Cleansing Makes a Come Back in China
    August 6, 2018
     
    By Josh Rogin, The Washington Post If ethnic cleansing takes place in China and nobody is able to hear it, does it make a sound? That’s what millions of Muslims inside the People’s Republic are asking as they watch the Chinese government expand a network of internment camps and systematic human rights abuses designed to stamp out their peoples’ religion and culture. More
  • China Tightens its Grip on Dissidents inside and outside China
    November 4, 2017
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    Dharamshala: China is considering handing out punishment ranging from removal of political rights to criminal detention and imprisonment of up to three years to those who disrespect the national anthem under a new rule that could be rolled out to Hong Kong. A draft amendment was submitted on Monday for deliberation at the bi-monthly session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee. More