Commentary & Interviews

04/21/2021 – Media watchdog calls China as biggest jailer of journalists

Posted on Apr 19, 2021

source: https://www.aninews.in/news/world/europe/media-watchdog-calls-china-as-biggest-jailer-of-journalists20210421180511/

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04/19/2021 – California lawsuit against Chinese tech giant raises a thorny question: Can the plaintiffs remain anonymous?

Posted on Apr 19, 2021

source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/04/19/we-chat-users-anonymous-lawsuit/ The plaintiffs allege that the social-media app, WeChat, censored and surveilled them. They say they face retaliation if China learns their names. By Jeanne WhalenApril 19, 2021 at 6:00 a.m. EDT A group of anonymous Californian plaintiffs suing the owner of a Chinese mobile app over alleged censorship and surveillance are clashing with defense lawyers about whether they need to identify themselves to the defense team. Users of the WeChat app filed a lawsuit against Chinese tech giant Tencent in...

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03/21/2021 – Ongoing confilct between India-China far from over: Expert

Posted on Mar 21, 2021

source: https://www.indiablooms.com/news-details/N/70376/ongoing-confilct-between-india-china-far-from-over-expert.html India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 21 Mar 2021, 07:17 pm#India, #China, #IndiaChinaBorderConflict Beijing: A geo-politics expert has said he feels the ongoing border conflict between China and India is far from being over. Jianli Yang wrote in his opinion piece published in The Washington Times: “China has fundamentally altered the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and there is no going back. In May 2020, China changed the situation on the ground by shifting the...

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03/21/2021 – China-India dispute is far from over: Report

Posted on Mar 21, 2021

source: https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/268175010/china-india-dispute-is-far-from-over-report ANI21st March 2021, 00:37 GMT+11 Washington DC [US], March 20 (ANI): China in May 2021 fundamentally altered the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on the ground by shifting the LAC and preventing Indian patrolling on territory previously controlled by India. The latest disengagement talk between China and India is merely a reiteration of earlier peace talks, as per an opinion piece in The Washington Times. The agreement provides that China will move back its troops on the north bank to the east of...

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03/20/2021 – Chinese Communist Party crushing Hongkong’s democracy

Posted on Mar 20, 2021

https://english.lokmat.com/international/chinese-communist-party-crushing-hong-kongs-democracy/

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03/20/2021 – Chinese Communist Party crushing Hongkong’s democracy

Posted on Mar 20, 2021

source: https://english.lokmat.com/international/chinese-communist-party-crushing-hong-kongs-democracy/

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02/19/2021 – Conspiracy theories fracture Chinese dissident community abroad, find footing among those who support Donald Trump

Posted on Feb 19, 2021

source: https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/3122212/conspiracy-theories-fracture-chinese-dissident-community-abroad-find Owen Churchill in United States Published: 5:36am, 19 Feb, 2021 Conspiracy theories have found a footing among Trump supporters within the Chinese dissident community abroad. Photo: Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS The tempestuous weeks following Joe Biden’s election as US president gave rise to numerous fact-free conspiracy theories. Among them: a claim the CIA director was captured by US special forces and flown to Guantanamo Bay to face charges relating to election...

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02/04/2021- China’s racism: Powered by AI

Posted on Feb 4, 2021

source: https://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/536827-chinas-racism-powered-by-ai#.YBx-rWocByA.twitter BY JIANLI YANG AND LIANCHAO HAN, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS — 02/04/21 03:00 PM EST  94THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL China’s digital dictatorial influence extends beyond its borders and has seeped into multinational corporations and various government organizations. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has aggressively pushed for the expansion of its domestic players in the industry, with Huawei emerging as a major winner. As the world’s largest...

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01/16/2021 – UN agency divulged dissenters’ names to China, claims staffer

Posted on Jan 1, 2021

source: https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/un-agency-divulged-dissenters-names-china-claims-staffer Abhinandan Mishra New Delhi: One of the most important bodies of the United Nations (UN), the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), has been sharing with the Chinese government the names of Chinese activists and dissenters who were about to testify against China at the UN, a senior UN staffer and whistleblower has claimed. As per the UN Charter, UN bodies are forbidden from sharing the names of those who plan to testify about rights abuses to any member state because...

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09/26/2020 – Agriculture, climate change and covid19

Posted on Sep 26, 2020

source: https://newsday.co.tt/2020/09/26/agriculture-climate-change-and-covid19/ DIANA FRANCIS WITHIN THE space of two days, three news headlines – one international and two local – essentially tell a story of two human development challenges on a collision course – climate change and covid19, both with unprecedented socio-economic implications. These articles are: “Another famine coming? China struggles to meet basic food demands” (thehill.com, September 17),” “FT Farfan outlet rebranded to Agri World” (Newsday.com, September 17), “High charges, rumours of sale cause anxiety among Trincity...

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