• China Tightens its Grip on Dissidents inside and outside China
    November 4, 2017
     •  Published By Bureau Reporter
    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
    It is time to stop the shameful kowtowing to China – before it is too late
    October 25, 2016
    Benedict Rogers, The Huffington Post, 24 October 2016 The term ‘kowtow’, an adaptation of a Chinese phrase, means, according to Wikipedia, “the act of deep respect shown by prostration, that is, kneeling and bowing so low as to have one’s head touching the ground”. In contemporary international diplomacy towards China, the definition has been taken even further. More