<strong>‘We just want to live in a normal world’: China’s young protesters speak out, and disappear</strong>

‘We just want to live in a normal world’: China’s young protesters speak out, and disappear

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‘Blank Paper movement’ decrying government policies rekindles dissent after Xi Jinping’s decade of iron-fisted crackdowns

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<strong>Hong Kong 47: trial of dozens in pro-democracy movement set to begin under national security laws</strong>

Hong Kong 47: trial of dozens in pro-democracy movement set to begin under national security laws

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Group of legislators, activists and community workers are accused of holding unofficial pre-election primaries that authorities say constitutes subversion

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<strong>Democracy ‘on trial’ as Hong Kong 47 prepare to face court</strong>

Democracy ‘on trial’ as Hong Kong 47 prepare to face court

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Picked up in a dawn raid two years ago, the activists and politicians are charged over an unofficial primary they organised ahead of a legislative election, which was later postponed.

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<strong>Legal exodus in Hong Kong: Liberal lawyers flee after facing Chinese threats</strong>

Legal exodus in Hong Kong: Liberal lawyers flee after facing Chinese threats

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In a systematic effort to cleanse the city of dissent, some leading human rights lawyers in Hong Kong have been arrested in the past two-and-a-half years and many others have come under the radar of the ruling Communist Party in China.

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<strong>China v Jimmy Lai: a tycoon, a trial and the erosion of Hong Kong’s rule of law</strong>

China v Jimmy Lai: a tycoon, a trial and the erosion of Hong Kong’s rule of law

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The pro-democracy figure has been subjected to a ‘travesty of justice’ because the Communist party regards his power as a threat, experts believe.

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<strong>Jimmy Lai’s security law trial postponed to September 2023</strong>

Jimmy Lai’s security law trial postponed to September 2023

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Media tycoon, 75, who has been denied bail, could face life in prison if found guilty of alleged ‘collusion’ with foreign forces.

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Apple under renewed scrutiny over its relationship with China

Apple under renewed scrutiny over its relationship with China

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The partygoers in formal wear walking to a holiday event at Apple’s spaceship-like headquarters this week may have noticed a flashing white light illuminating a picture, perched on a nearby sidewalk, of the company’s CEO Tim Cook with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Anyone who stopped for a closer look would (read more…)

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The Enduring Corporate Entrenchment in China

The Enduring Corporate Entrenchment in China

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A recent report by the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai found that 30 percent of U.S. companies plan to increase their investments in China.

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China: Foxconn workers take big risks to flee COVID lockdown

China: Foxconn workers take big risks to flee COVID lockdown

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An exodus of workers from the world’s largest iPhone factory has drawn new attention to China’s draconian COVID policy and should be a “red flag” for Apple on the state of labor rights in the country, activists say.

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Outside of China, concern exceeds optimism as Xi Jinping begins third term as ruler

Outside of China, concern exceeds optimism as Xi Jinping begins third term as ruler

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From U.S. relations to human rights to Uyghur repression, many experts see more potential trouble than hope.

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Xi Jinping Has Critics in China. They Have Paid a Steep Price.

Xi Jinping Has Critics in China. They Have Paid a Steep Price.

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Human rights defenders in China face arrest and lengthy detention for calling out Xi’s mistakes.

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中国泼墨女失联逾一年 其父丧命狱中

中国泼墨女失联逾一年 其父丧命狱中

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因向习近平画像泼墨而被中国当局三度送入精神病院的女子董瑶琼与外界失联超过一年后,她的父亲上周传出丧命狱中,尸体满是伤痕。有消息向德国之声透露确有此事。专家则指,此案显示北京为了打压高敏感人士可能无所不用其极。

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