Commentary & Interviews

08/25/2021 – China’s New Mandatory Curriculum Focuses on ‘Xi Thought’

Posted on Aug 25, 2021

source: https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/chinas-new-mandatory-curriculum-focuses-xi-thought By Bo Gu August 25, 2021 05:34 PM Throughout China, as the school year starts on September 1, all elementary and secondary school students face a new mandatory class — Xi Jinping’s Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.  The new curriculum highlights how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Xi are focusing on ideological control of the population as the course, referred to as “Xi Thought,” trickles down from Chinese universities, where it was...

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06/19/2021 – China countering foreign sanctions through ‘Wolf Warrior’ diplomacy

Posted on Jul 20, 2021

source: https://www.business-standard.com/article/international/china-countering-foreign-sanctions-through-wolf-warrior-diplomacy-121061900203_1.html In order to counter new foreign sanctions, China started with ‘Wolf Warrior’ diplomacy to dissuade G7 member states from imposing new sanctions against Beijing under pressure from the US. In order to counter new foreign sanctions, China started with ‘Wolf Warrior’ diplomacy to dissuade G7 member states from imposing new sanctions against Beijing under pressure from the US. It was Chinese President Xi Jinping himself who...

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xi anxious to maintain his grip on ccp

Posted on Jul 7, 2021

source: https://english.lokmat.com/international/xi-anxious-to-maintain-his-grip-on-ccp/

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06/21/2021 – Despite claims of promoting ‘soft power’, China seeks to consolidate hegemonic control in Africa

Posted on Jun 21, 2021

source: https://in.news.yahoo.com/despite-claims-promoting-soft-power-015753568.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAHqZKD3Z-_kPqBJ2tiCA86fYwXkNaRqaMkEXorK2xzYElKEeKNJlpaUWD5pHhIGPODMATP77tuv4FEAghKhU_AjwHav6soDFsKeGkKyGab4Jge6iH_np1pMksQmvJu6oh86qsGdwZXwxhGJRJyD7L9kc_DaIKhT8ul3klogXX9EO ANI21 June 2021·3-min read Chinese President Xi Jinping Beijing [China], June 22 (ANI): Despite Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tall claims of promoting ‘soft power’ in Africa, Beijing is deploying strategic activities, employing...

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06/06/2021 – PERSPECTIVE: The China Dilemma: Olympians train for games in a country known for civil rights atrocities

Posted on Jun 6, 2021

source: https://denvergazette.com/opinion/editorials/perspective-the-china-dilemma-olympians-train-for-games-in-a-country-known-for-civil-rights/article_6ceeeed5-40ed-5bad-b122-daab2945caaf.html Wayne Laugesen, for the editorial boardJun 6, 2021 Updated Jun 6, 2021 Exiled Tibetans use the Olympic Rings as a prop in Dharmsala, India, as they hold a street protest in February against the holding of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Lenin Stadium, the main stadium for the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympic Games and a Lenin statue are shown in 1980. The United States and 65 other countries boycotted...

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05/20/2021 – Hearing mulls 2022 Winter Olympic boycott over China human rights record

Posted on May 20, 2021

source: https://angelusnews.com/news/nation/hearing-mulls-2022-winter-olympic-boycott-over-china-human-rights-record/ Julie Asher | Catholic News Service Signs for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games are seen at the National Aquatics Center in Beijing April 1, 2021. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said at a hearing May 18 the U.S. and other countries should boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing diplomatically because of China’s human rights abuses. She and others testifying said participating countries should send only their athletes — but no diplomatic delegation that...

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05/18/2021 – US Values Dictate Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics Amid Rights Abuses: Pelosi

Posted on May 18, 2021

Source:https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/boycott-05182021190458.html 2021-05-18 Protesters with masks bearing Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach shake hands in front of the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland during a protest against the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, staged by activists of the International Tibet Network, Feb. 3, 2021. AFP The U.S. is obliged by its values to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing if China fails to address reports of genocide in its Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR),...

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05/03/2021 – The high stakes of privacy: Renowned Chinese dissident tells Supreme Court that freedom depends on First Amendment protections

Posted on May 13, 2021

source: https://americansforprosperity.org/the-high-stakes-of-privacy-renowned-chinese-dissident-tells-supreme-court-that-freedom-depends-on-first-amendment-protections/ MAY 3, 2021 BY AFPF Dr. Yang Jianli wants the U.S. Supreme Court to remember that the right to privacy in association is essential to freedom. Not just in the United States, but worldwide. Dr. Yang Jianli, founder of Citizen Power Initiatives for China. “There are always some people who tend to use power to interfere with freedom,” he says. This is the thrust of an amicus curiae brief Dr. Yang filed in Americans for...

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04/23/2021 – China ‘neutralised Human Rights Criticism, Not Carbon’ During Climate Crisis Summit

Posted on Apr 23, 2021

source: https://www.republicworld.com/world-news/china/china-neutralised-human-rights-criticism-not-carbon-during-climate-crisis-summit.html As World leaders called for global cooperation,China used the Leaders Summit on Climate to neutralise the widespread condemnation of its human rights violations Written ByAstha Singh From the US President Joe Biden to French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Narendra Modi– as these World leaders from around the world called for global cooperation to tackle the climate crisis, China on the other hand used the Leaders Summit on Climate to...

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04/23/2021 – China was trying to ‘neutralise human rights criticisms, not carbon’ during climate summit: Report

Posted on Apr 23, 2021

source: https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/china-was-trying-to-neutralise-human-rights-criticisms-not-carbon-during-climate-summit-report20210422235923/

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