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United States declares genocide in Xinjiang

The United States has become the first country to condemn China for genocide over state persecution of the Uyghur people in the western Xinjiang province. In one of his final acts as Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, made the determination that the Chinese Communist Party has committed crimes against humanity,

By |2021-01-20T06:53:14+00:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: China|Tags: , , , , |

Canadian companies warned not to be complicit with abuses in Xinjiang

Canada's top diplomat expressed 'grave concern' on behalf of the Canadian government concerning the ongoing human rights abuses against Uyghur ethnic and religious minorities in the Xinjiang region of northwest China.

By |2021-01-19T08:31:17+00:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: China, Trade|Tags: , , , |

China brings the hammer down on Hong Kong

It didn’t take long for the new national security law, which was passed by China on June 30, to be enacted for arrests of more than 300 protesters in Hong Kong. Minutes after it was official, several pro-democracy activists quit. It came into effect 23 years after Hong Kong returned to China, as the Communist party kicks off its 100th year.

The China Letter: March 4, 2020

Citizen Lab, a research group based in Toronto, released a report on how Chinese social media firms managed information about COVID-19. WeChat and YY were the platforms caught censoring keywords related to the outbreak. But amidst claims of a cover-up going back to December, the country is trying to promote a lack of impact:

The China Letter: February 19, 2020

Experts are predicting the coronavirus will cost the U.S. travel industry more than $10 billion over the next four years, 38 per cent of S&P 500 member earnings calls in 2020 cited its effect, Apple’s stock had 34 per cent shaved off its stock market value after the tech giant warned of its impact, and the Chinese restaurants struggle all around.

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