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American Exit from U.N. Rights Council a “Crushing Victory” for China?

On Tuesday, the U.S. announced its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council. Like its exit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and President Donald Trump’s recent meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the development has been seen as a victory for China, whose long-runnin...

Exiled Lawyer Warns of “Long Arm” of Chinese Government Influence

Exiled Chinese human rights lawyer and activist Teng Biao is calling attention to the “long arm” of China’s global influence operations, which have led to increasing self-censorship on the part of Western companies and other institutions seeking access to the Chinese market. Edward...

Minitrue: Delete News on Truck Drivers’ Strike

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. All websites in all regions, immediately delete upon discovery all news on multi-province freight truck ...

Hong Kong June 4 Vigil Turnout Up From Last Year, Despite Challenges

Hong Kong’s annual candlelight vigil in commemoration of the lives lost in the crackdown on protesters in Beijing on June 4, 1989 this year attracted 115,000 people–5,000 more than last year–according to organizers. The figure provided by local police, however, was 17,000, a sligh...

Fake Official Account of the Week: @ComYouthLeague

On September 12, 2017, shortly after registering an account on Twitter, @ComYouthLeague tweeted: 【开推语】各位网友好:共青团中央官方推特上线啦!我们将在这里传递党团信息、倾听青年心声、分享青春故事、传播青春能量、服务青年需求,搭...