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Taiwan human rights activist calls Pelosi gutsy for standing up to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese human rights activist has shared his observations about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who he commends for being gutsy in defiance of Chinese coercion. Ya...

Taiwan envoy to US talks human rights with Enes Kanter Freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) met with former NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom, known for his political activism, at the Twin Oaks Estate in ...

NBA player Enes Kanter urges int'l community not to allow Taiwan to be the next Ukraine, plans visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom said during an interview with Voice of America (VOA) on Tuesday (March 29) that he planned to visit Taiwan this summer and hold a large-scal...

NBA player, China critic Enes Kanter nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Boston Celtics player, steadfast China critic, and leading human rights activist Enes Kanter Freedom has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Freedom’s ...

Winter Olympians champion climate, peace amid muted activism

BEIJING (AP) — After a morning training session at the Winter Olympics’ Big Air Shougang venue, British snowboarder Katie Ormerod stopped by the press zone to do a quick interview. The top...

Celtics avoid luxury tax, keep core intact in trio of deals

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics had two goals ahead of the annual trade deadline: Get under the luxury-tax threshold and avoid shaking up their core eight-man rotation led by Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. ...

Warriors minority owner under fire for comments on Uyghurs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Golden State Warriors minority owner who said “nobody cares" about the Uyghurs in China is under fire and the team is distancing itself from him. On the lates...

Former NBA great Yao Ming addresses Peng Shuai, Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — Former NBA great Yao Ming said Monday he and others had a pleasant talk when they met last month with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, whose disappearance after making a sexual assault...

Embiid scores 41, 76ers beat Celtics 108-103

BOSTON (AP) — Myles Powell was on a layover in Dallas on his way to the G League showcase in Las Vegas when his agent FaceTimed to tell him he’d be signing with the Philadelphia 76ers as an emergency ...

Enes Kanter Freedom calls on Jeremy Lin to stand with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turkish-American basketball player Enes Kanter Freedom on Sunday (Dec. 5) posted messages on social media calling on Jeremy Lin (林書豪) to stand with Taiwan and stop taking ...

Celtics' Freedom calls becoming US citizen 'unforgettable'

BOSTON (AP) — Enes Freedom will now be linked forever to a word he says he fought for his entire life. The Boston Celtics center changed his name from Enes Kanter to Enes Kanter Free...

Celtics beat short-handed Raptors for 4th win in 6 games

TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Smart scored 21 points, Al Horford had 17 points and 11 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 109-97 on Sunday night to snap a two-game losing str...

New country, new name for US citizen 'Enes Kanter Freedom'

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is changing his name to “Enes Kanter Freedom” to celebrate becoming a United States citizen. Kanter's manager, Hank Fetic, told The As...