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Taiwan's NCC finds censorship software in Xiaomi smartphones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) has said it has found that the Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G smartphones sold in Taiwan have seven built-in apps able to filter more than 2...

Olympic leaders criticize FIFA as activists target meeting

Olympic leaders aimed their ire at FIFA’s president over his push for staging more World Cups, during an IOC-hosted meeting that Tibetan students tried to interrupt on Saturday in a protest against th...

Tibetan students lock themselves to Olympic rings to protest Beijing games

Two Tibetan students chained themselves to the Olympic rings outside the Swiss headquarters of the International Olympic Committee on Saturday to call for an international boycott of next year's w...

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...

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...

Stand with Kanter: Eject Chinese censorship from the NBA

The “Turkish Warrior,” human rights fighter, and Boston Celtics star, Enes Kanter, has only been allowed to set foot on the court twice this season in 13 games, for a total of 10 minutes, ...

NBA star supports Taiwan with Twitter hashtag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stateless NBA player Enes Kanter on Thursday (Oct. 28) continued his criticism of the authoritarian regime in Beijing by expressing support for Taiwan on Twitter. In a ...

Photo of the Day: NBA star sports 'Free China' shoes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter on Sunday (Oct. 24) wore a pair of shoes with the words "Free China" painted on the sides, the third such act of footwear defiance...

Udoka: Celtics haven't talked to Kanter about Tibet comments

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka said Friday night that he hasn’t talked to center Enes Kanter about the player's criticism of the Chinese government that led to the team's games being pul...

Thursday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALL A Congressional committee is seeking documents and information from the NFL regarding the investigation into the Washington Football Team and how the league handled it. ...

After Kanter's Tibet comments, Celtics blacked out in China

Chinese broadcaster and NBA partner Tencent is not showing current or archived Boston Celtics games on its platforms, in apparent response to comments that Celtics center Enes Kanter made to advocate ...

China blacks out NBA Celtics games over Tibet, Xi comments

Broadcaster Tencent, Chinese partner to the US National Basketball Association (NBA), has blacked out access to all Boston Celtics games after one of the team's players accused the Chinese governm...

NBA player wears ‘Free Tibet’ shoes to game, China cuts livestream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outspoken Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter wore a pair of sneakers emblazoned with the words “Free Tibet” to an NBA game on Wednesday night (Oct. 20), leading...

Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Human rights activists urged international governments, sponsors and athletes on Tuesday to boycott what they called China's “genocide games” as Greek officials handed over the O...

Anonymous posts Taiwan independence flag on CCP website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has hacked into a Chinese government website for Qinghai Province, where it uploaded Taiwan's national flag,...