Tibet

Tibetan Found Guilty of Refugee Espionage in Sweden

A Tibetan refugee living in Sweden was last Friday found guilty of gathering information for China on fellow Tibetans in the region. The 49-year-old Tibetan man, Dorjee Gyantsan, has been sentenced to 22 months in jail. The AP’s Jan M. Olsen reports: The Sodertorn District Court, near Stock...

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...

Swedish court convicts man of spying on Tibetans for China

STOCKHOLM: A Swedish court on Friday convicted a man of spying on Tibetan refugees and passing the information to an agent working for the Chinese security services. The court said that the convicted man had on several occasions travelled to Poland to meet a Chinese intelligence officer and that .....

MERICS Interview: Documenting China’s Influence in Europe

The Chinese government’s growing influence over Europe is beginning to receive closer scrutiny, thanks in large part to the work of researchers such as those at the Mercator Institute for Chinese Studies (MERICS) in Berlin and the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi). MERICS and GPPi jointly wrot...