China sentences outspoken billionaire Sun Dawu to 18 years in prison

Politics 07/29/21, 15:08

A prominent Chinese billionaire has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in China on Wednesday, July 28, the latest in a series of sentences handed down to outspoken business leaders. Billionaire Sun Dawu runs one of the country's largest private agricultural businesses in the northern province of Hebei, China. His Hebei ...

CCP exhibits ‘thuggish’ diplomacy at Biden admin’s first visit to China

U.S. 07/28/21, 00:46

Beijing officials seemingly behaved more like violent criminals at the Biden administration's first official visit to mainland China. The U.S. deputy secretary of state met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Vice Minister Xie Feng in Tianjin city. They tried to hold diplomatic talks about bilateral relations on July 26. Wendy Sherman ...

Artist vows to remake anti-communist sculpture after suspected arson attack

U.S. 07/26/21, 02:42

A controversial artwork that accuses the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) of starting the worldwide CCP Virus pandemic burned down on July 23. Artist Weiming Chen will remake his anti-communist sculpture from scratch. A suspected arson attack destroyed his 20-foot-tall work, which depicts Chinese leader Xi Jinping with "spike" proteins from the ...

TikTok censors video of Cuban communist regime’s repression

Central America 07/15/21, 18:36

TikTok users denounced the social network for banning a video of people protesting against Cuba's communist government. The Chinese communist regime-controlled video sharing service allegedly suspended user Celine Fernandez for several days. Her only crime was sharing footage of political unrest in Cuba. "Tiktok suspended me from posting for two days …[and] ...

Censored academic warns that Twitter defends the interests of the CCP

U.S. 07/07/21, 16:10

A renowned New Zealand academic, a specialist in Chinese domestic politics, has announced that her Twitter account has been temporarily restricted by the social networking giant after she criticized the leader of the Chinese regime, Xi Jinping.  Anne-Marie Brady, a professor at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, is an ...

France: Zara and Uniqlo investigated for crimes against humanity for using slave labor

Europe 07/06/21, 15:18

France's National Anti-Terrorist Prosecutor's Office (PNAT) opened a criminal investigation for 'crimes against humanity' against four clothing manufacturing companies including Spanish brand Zara and Japanese brand Uniqlo for using slave labor from Xinjiang province. The criminal investigation was opened in April by the Crimes Against Humanity Unit of the National Anti-Terrorism ...

Migrant boat sinks in the Mediterranean Sea near Tunisia 43 still missing

Europe 07/04/21, 02:33

The Tunisian Red Crescent reported on Saturday, July 3, that at least 43 migrants drowned in a shipwreck off the coast of Tunisia as they attempted the risky crossing to Europe. Fishermen in the Mediterranean Sea also rescued another 84 people. Mohamed Zekri, a spokesman for Tunisia's defense ministry, said local fishermen rescued ...