Simon Cheng, a Hong Kong citizen, said he was questioned repeatedly about the role his interrogators presumed Britain was playing in fomenting the unrest in the city.
Anna FifieldSimon Cheng, the Hong Kong man detained while working for the British consulate, said Chinese police chained him to a board, hands and feet apart in an X shape, forced him into stress positions, squatting or standing perfectly still for hours.
According to former detainees and instructors, most people sent to the internment camps are Muslims, members of minority groups such as Uyghurs and Kazakhs. However, recent accounts reveal others are being incarcerated as well
Anna FifieldChinese authorities are sending Christian Uyghurs and even Han Chinese to internment camps in Xinjiang, an indication that the regime’s indoctrination strategy is broader than previously understood, @nvanderklippe reports
“Mommy, don’t go to work. Cuz even if you go, you won’t make much money.” These are not phrases pulled from a Jordan Peterson speech, but the music that millions of Chinese children are listening to these days. Yán Lìfēi 闫立飞, the artist who wrote...
Anna FifieldHit song in China: “Mommy, don’t go to work. Cuz even if you go, you won’t make much money.” 🤦♀️
In view of the present situation and with regard to public safety, the National Day Fireworks Display originally scheduled to take place at Victoria Harbour on the evening of Oct 1 will be cancelled, the SAR government announced on Wednesday.
The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir [Samantha Power] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pulitzer-Prize winner Samantha Power is widely known as the moral voice of her generation. A relentless advocate for promoting human rights
Anna FifieldI devoured @SamanthaJPower’s terrific memoir: yes Bosnia & Syria & Libya, but also therapy, miscarriages, imposter syndrome and pumping milk in Aung San Suu Kyi’s bathroom. And @CassSunstein screwing up not one but two birth certificates
Associate professor caused ‘vicious social impact’ in comments to student in social media chat room.
Anna FifieldChinese professor suggests on WeChat that China's four great inventions - papermaking, printing, gunpowder and the compass - weren't that great: "Did not generate any productivity or cooperation in reality”.
Chinese professor is suspended for two years.
China’s GDP data have been far too smooth to be realistic over the past four years, and the available benign explanations for the data are unpersuasive. This note explains the reasons for the awkward code of silence within official policy debates in...
Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, according to a Wall Street Journal investigation. Huawei said it “rejects completely the unfounded and...
Trump's former top economic adviser Gary Cohn said the trade war has affected the US more than China.
Anna FifieldTrump's former top adviser/former Goldman Sachs chief Gary Cohn says that Trump’s tariffs are having a "dramatic impact" on the U.S. economy, especially manufacturing and capital investment
US leadership and endurance capabilities in its competition with China will be further undermined. China is capable of bearing the US-launched trade war because Chinese society is unified in dealing with the challenge. Can the US be united to make...
Anna FifieldThe Global Times on racial divisions in the U.S.: "China is capable of bearing the U.S.-launched trade war because Chinese society is unified in dealing with the challenge. Can the US be united to make the country great again? That's a big question."