Tag: Sophie Richardson

Mao’s long shadow clouds China’s sharp power

     

In recent years, China has spent a small fortune trying to influence the world through “soft power” — relying on language, cuisine and culture, rather than the conventional hard tools of aircraft… Read more »

China’s Repression Model: Tiananmen crackdown anniversary

     

  A Taiwanese artist has created a giant inflatable depiction of the iconic “tank man” scene to mark 30 years since China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests. The photo of… Read more »

Will China’s plan for global supremacy spark a new Cold War? Not quite

     

Institutions of higher learning around the world should resist the Chinese government’s efforts to undermine academic freedom abroad, Human Rights Watch said today. On March 21, 2019, Human Rights Watch published a… Read more »

Uyghur ‘cultural genocide’? China plays long game on human rights at UN

     

Chinese authorities are putting the children of Uyghurs and other ethnic minority groups into dozens of state-run orphanages across the western Xinjiang region even if their parents are not dead, as some 1 million… Read more »

Behind the Walls: Uyghurs detail experience in China’s ‘re-education’ camps

     

Radio Free Asia’s Uyghur Service has consistently documented the worsening human rights situation in China’s Far West, also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) through its journalism in… Read more »

‘Eradicating Ideological Viruses’: China’s massive Xinjiang crackdown

     

The Chinese government is conducting a mass, systematic campaign of human rights violations against Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang in northwestern China, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released… Read more »

Perfect Dictatorship? China‘s “controlocracy” stifles NGOs

     

Authorities in China’s capital have cut off the utilities and destroyed the central heating system of a prominent non-government organization (NGO) set up to help migrant workers, as a new… Read more »