Hong Kong’s intrepid press corps battle dislocation, nostalgia and unemployment

While the implementation of a draconian national security law since July 1, 2020 has ushered in a crackdown on pro-democracy media organizations, activists and politicians in Hong Kong, many journalists have already joined the steady stream of people leaving their home to seek a less restricted life elsewhere.

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China casts its ‘SkyNet’ far and wide, pursuing tens of thousands who flee overseas

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s law enforcement agencies routinely track, harass, threaten and repatriate people who flee the country, many of them Turkic-speaking Uyghurs, under its SkyNet surveillance program that reaches far beyond China’s borders, using a variety of means to have them forcibly repatriated.

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Chinese authorities jail at least 100 Uyghurs from the same Xinjiang hamlet

At least 100 residents from the same small community in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region have been imprisoned by authorities, a security guard from the area said.The reasons for the imprisonment of the Uyghur residents are not known.The guard also said that the government has provided

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US human rights report cites China’s violations in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet

China’s abuses targeting Uyghurs, Hongkongers and Tibetans are among some of the worst human rights violations around the world, the U.S. Department of State said Tuesday.

“The Chinese government continues to commit genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang against predominantl

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Funeral for popular Tibetan lama restricted by Chinese police

Funeral observances for a popular Tibetan lama were blocked early this year by Chinese police who barred devotees from attending and deleted images of the religious leader that were shared online.

Choktrul Dawa Rinpoche, 86, died on Jan. 30 at his residence in the Tibetan capital Lhasa

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One year after mass jailings, Hong Kong remembers the 47

One year after dozens of opposition politicians and pro-democracy activists were put behind bars for “subversion” after taking part in a democratic primary in the summer of 2020, Hongkongers in exile say the mass arrests, which were widely condemned by the international community, struck a “devastating blow” to the city.

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Potala Palace self-immolation protester identified as popular Tibetan singer

A Tibetan man who shouted slogans and set himself on fire last week in a protest in front of the iconic Potala Palace in the Tibet regional capital Lhasa has been identified as a popular contemporary Tibetan singer.

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World Bank investment arm complicit in China’s repression of Uyghurs, report says

The World Bank’s private sector lending arm provided nearly half a billion dollars to four Chinese companies accused of using Uyghur forced labor in China’s far-western Xinjiang region, according to an investigative report issued Thursday.

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Tibetan nomads sent to labor camps for politically sensitive material on cell phones

Authorities in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region are detaining more nomadic Tibetans in Drago county and sending them to labor camps for having content deemed politically inappropriate on their cell phones, people with knowledge of the situation said.

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Chinese surveillance unit operating inside Tibetan Buddhist monastery

A Chinese police surveillance unit is operating, apparently for the first time, inside a Buddhist monastery as part of a renewed crackdown on Tibetan Buddhist religious institutions, a Tibetan with knowledge of the situation said.

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中共对新疆维族人的迫害: 问候语从“阿拉愿你平安”改成”习近平”、”党”愿你平安

中共在新疆的治理手段引起国际极大争议,中国还试图找Youtuber分享少数民族在新疆生活多美好,企图洗白形象。被判刑的维吾尔族学者伊里哈木-土赫提的女儿菊尔-伊力哈木提到,维吾尔人问候语的改变,最能体现中国政府的压迫。

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媒体人宋阳标遭刑事拘留 友人:因揭露成都官商勾结

曾被誉为南京疫情“吹哨人”的资深媒体人宋阳标,近日经友人证实已被四川成都警方刑事拘留,并相信宋阳标被抓与他揭露当地一起疑似涉及官商勾结的违章建筑事件有关。

宋阳标被公安带走的消息传出后。他的朋友致电成都锦江区分局沙河派出所询问他的下落。

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