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Monthly Archives: September 2019

For 70th anniversary, Chinese regime masquerades as champion of human rights

Beijing claims to be champion of human rights despite massive and systematic rights violations By Reporters Without Borders, Agencies 2019/09/29 11:56 In a white paper published for its 70th anniversary, the Beijing regime did not hesitate to disguise itself as a champion of human rights despite massive and systematic violations of the freedom of the press. On September 22nd, a week before the 70th anniversary celebrations of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the State Council Information Office released a white […]

‘This is a plea for democracy’: HK protest leaders urge US lawmakers to take action

Joshua Wong, Denise Ho testify before US congressmen, call for passage of Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act 2019/09/18 16:53 Joshua Wong testifies in Washington D.C. Sept. 17 (Taken from Congressional-Executive Commission on China livestream) Denise Ho (From Congressional-Executive Commission on China livestream)   TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-democracy Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Denise Ho testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday (Sept. 17), pleading with lawmakers to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which would […]