Canada determined to counter China's 'coercive diplomacy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Canadian government reaffirmed it would stand with its international allies after China's Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu (叢培武) sent a veiled threat to prevent Can...

More questions on human rights for Beijing Winter Olympics

Zumretay Arkin posed a question in a recent on-line meeting with Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr., the prominent International Olympic Committee member who oversees preparations for the 2022 Winter Games in...

Anti-CCP protests flare on China's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human rights activists staged "Resist China: Freedom Now" protests in more than 60 cities worldwide on Thursday (Oct. 1), China's National Day, to raise awar...

Merkel accuses China of 'poor and cruel treatment' of minorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday (Sept. 30) accused Beijing of "poor and cruel treatment" of minorities and expressed deep concern over the situation...

China says ‘happiness’ is rising in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) said levels of happiness among all ethnic groups in Xinjiang are rising and that China intends to keep teaching its residents a ...

Thousands of mosques destroyed or damaged in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been carrying out a systematic campaign against mosques, destroying or damaging thousands throughout the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, according to a report...

Oslo Freedom Forum advocates for freedom against tyranny

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Activists at the 2020 Oslo Freedom Forum once again advocated for liberty this week by talking about their experience countering authoritarianism. The forum was held on...

Australian think tank finds 380 detention camps in Xinjiang

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — China appeared to be expanding its network of secret detention centers in Xinjiang, where Muslim minorities are targeted in a forced assimilation campaign, and more of the f...

Uyghur activists hope for genocide ruling as tribunal takes up China's actions in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following efforts by the World Uyghur Congress, an independent investigation has been set up to investigate allegations that the Chinese government is committing genocide,...

China uses collective punishment to silence dissidents

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) — China's local authorities are engaged in a competition to prove who is most loyal to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), detaining dissidents and putting their family m...

Taiwan activists join coalition urging Olympic Committee to take away Beijing's torch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Taiwanese human rights groups have joined over 150 other organizations representing nearly every region of the world in urging the International Olympic Committee ...

China Foreign Ministry spokesman caught following adult film stars on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian (趙立堅) has allegedly been following the Twitter accounts of a pornographic website and an adult film actress. Chi...

Twitter account of China's ambassador to UK 'likes' embarrassing posts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's embassy in the U.K. on Wednesday (Sept. 9) blamed "anti-China elements" after the Twitter account of its ambassador, Liu Xiaoming (劉曉明) was hacked an...

'Mulan' Xinjiang scenes filmed near 10 internment camps, 5 prisons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Evidence has surfaced showing that scenes from the controversial Disney film "Mulan" were shot near at least 10 internment camps and five prisons in China's ...

'Mulan' thanks CCP authorities linked to Xinjiang human rights violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The backlash against Disney's "Mulan" remake is intensifying after viewers of the film discovered that the closing credits thank a public security bureau in ...