Will candidates for Japan’s Upper House be better than outgoing ones who delayed condemning China’s human rights violations and deciding constitutional reform?
The Chinese Communist Party has spent decades inciting anti-Japan sentiment, and rumors indicate this will be its new banner of righteousness to take Taiwan.
The West can’t stop aggression like the invasion of Tibet or Ukraine until it ends the self-centered policy of trade and economic priority for despotic regimes.
Cardinal Zen showed solidarity with young people involved in the democracy demonstrations in 2019, before the marches were outlawed on orders from Beijing.
Beijing has held complete control of the Election Committee since the HK National Security Law came into effect in 2020, stamping out all dissenting voices.
Beijing may reckon it has underestimated Western backbone, the difficulties of seizing Taiwan, cost as measured in lives, economic and reputational harm to China.
“It may look like Hong Kong has become peaceful, but that’s because there is no way for citizens to vent their frustration. Eventually it will explode.”
Those identified from protests in 2019 face continuing fears of retribution under the now-authoritarian regime in Hong Kong that is focused on China’s priority of “social...
“The job of a teacher became exclusively to raise patriots. Only foreign countries were allowed to be criticized,” says a Hong Kong teacher of 20 years
“You the Olympic athletes, you will show how the world would look like, if we all respect the same rules and each other.” ―IOC President Thomas...
Global perspectives vary a great deal on last year's successful staging of the Summer Olympics and China's upcoming Winter Games.
Xi Jinping has promised a “splendid spectacle” with the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics. No-one will be allowed to use the event to criticize him or...