Tibet: Travel restrictions imposed ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics

World 12/30/21, 08:35

Visitors to China will be subjected to intense surveillance during the Olympic Games, which will take place in Beijing from February 4 to 20, according to a January 23 announcement by the Chinese central government's Information Office. According to the RFA, the Chinese government is increasing security in Tibet ahead of ...

Hong Kong: Independent online outlet ‘Stand News’ raided, six people arrested

Trending 12/29/21, 14:26

Hundreds of Hong Kong national security police officers raided the offices of online pro-democracy news outlet Stand News, arresting six people, early on Wednesday, Dec. 29th. According to the police, the journalists homes were also searched. The reason behind was "conspiracy to publish seditious publications." , including deputy editor Ronson Chan, ...

Walmart bans products from Xinjiang, sparks anger on Chinese social networks

U.S. 12/29/21, 01:45

The Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. retailer Walmart is facing anger from netizens on Chinese social networks who complain that the retail giant has stopped offering products from the Xinjiang region in its Chinese stores. The complaints come days after Joe Biden signed the Uighur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which ...

The Olympic Games and crimes against humanity cannot coexist in China (Part 2)

Trending 12/28/21, 20:40

Why Beijing doesn't deserve the Olympics: testimonies of forced organ harvesting (Part 2) The phrase "the Olympics and crimes against humanity cannot coexist in China" has a message for the companies sponsoring the event, Intel, Omega, Panasonic, Samsung, P&G, Toyota, Visa, Airbnb, Atos, Bridgestone, Coca-Cola, Allianz, and especially for the International ...

China: CCP impedes independent political candidates although affirms the opposite

World 12/21/21, 16:45

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) stated it has reached a “full-process people’s democracy,” but independent candidates alleged it was a plain lie. Chinese leader Xi Jinping on December 8th said the CCP always “respects and protects human rights” ahead of the Democracy Summit hosted by the U.S. Multiple CCP officials later ...

US Lawmakers call on NBC to address China’s human rights abuses during Olympics coverage

World 12/20/21, 21:50

U.S. Lawmakers are calling on NBCUniversal, a news and entertainment network to honor their broadcasting roles that include providing background coverage of the Chinese regime's human rights abuses. Senator Jeff Merkley and Representative James McGovern, the chair and co-chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), a bipartisan and bicameral committee ...

Xinjiang Uighur concentration camp is ‘Hell on earth’

Asia & Pacific 12/18/21, 16:30

The "Reveal the Truth: Uighur Tribunal" forum was held in Taipei, Taiwan. Some Uighurs detained in the Xinjiang concentration camp talked about their experiences of being tortured physically and mentally. One of the witnesses recalled the tragic situation and said that the Xinjiang concentration camp was a "hell on earth" ...

China hires US firm to promote 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

World 12/18/21, 07:07

Under growing pressure to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the Chinese regime has hired U.S. firm Vippi Media to promote the event scheduled to start on February 4th. According to Vision Times, many human rights groups have asked NBC and other U.S. television stations not to broadcast the event. Some ...

Austrian officials stay away from Beijing Olympics for COVID-19

News 12/17/21, 04:51

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehamme confirmed on Dec. 14 that no high-ranking officials from Austria would attend the 2022 Beijing Olympics, according to The Associated Press. Nehamme addressed it was not a diplomatic boycott. Instead, the officials were skipping the games because of China's strict COVID-19 protocols. He explained, "So there is no ...

More Chinese officials purged by Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign

China 12/16/21, 19:19

Xi Jinping continues to step up a campaign to purge officials in the political and legal fields, Sound of Hope reported. The latest two officials to be targeted are Meng Wei, the former Party Secretary of Dandong City, Liaoning Province, and Chen Jun, the Chongqing patrol corps commander. Both were ...