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Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing legislators celebrate the ouster of their pro-democracy peers

November 13, 2020 11:17 pm0 comments
Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing legislators celebrate the ouster of their pro-democracy peers

(TibetanReview.net, Nov13’20) – Authorities in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming nothing more than local leaders from mainland China, with their role being limited to carrying out orders from Beijing. After more than two decades of ‘one country, two systems’ special status, Hong Kong appears set to become another Tibet which […]

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Hong Kong residents encouraged to snitch on their neighbours

November 7, 2020 12:11 am0 comments
Hong Kong residents encouraged to snitch on their neighbours

(TibetanReview.net, Nov06’20) – Residents in Hong Kong now have to be careful about their neighbours, like in mainland China, because the city police had launched a hotline to encourage them to report breaches of the national security law imposed by Beijing earlier this year, reported the bbc.com Nov 5. The […]

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39 countries reprimand China at UN General Assembly’s human rights committee for its treatment of Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet

October 7, 2020 10:16 pm0 comments
39 countries reprimand China at UN General Assembly’s human rights committee for its treatment of Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct07’20) – The communist Chinese government came under severe reprimand from a group of 39 countries at the UN General Assembly’s human rights committee on Oct 6 for its deplorable record on respect for human rights of the people under its rule. Led by the German Ambassador Christoph Heusgen, […]

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China warns Norway against Nobel Peace Prize for Hong Kong democracy activists

August 29, 2020 11:01 pm0 comments
China warns Norway against Nobel Peace Prize for Hong Kong democracy activists

(TibetanReview.net, Aug29’20) – China has not yet come to the point of demanding who the next Nobel Peace Prize should be awarded to. But it is certainly clear whom it should not go to and has demanded Aug 27 that Hong Kong democracy activists should not be considered for it […]

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China announces tit-for-tat sanctions against US lawmakers, rights body heads over Hong Kong issues

August 11, 2020 10:40 pm0 comments
China announces tit-for-tat sanctions against US lawmakers, rights body heads over Hong Kong issues

(TibetanReview.net, Aug11’20) – In another tit-for-tat action against the United States, China on Aug 10 announced sanctions against what it called 11 US officials, including lawmakers and democracy and human rights NGOs, accusing them with “egregious records on Hong Kong affairs”. The official Xinhua news agency reported Aug 10 that […]

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US Sanctions top Hong Kong officials, including from the mainland, for role under repressive security law

August 8, 2020 7:33 pm0 comments
US Sanctions top Hong Kong officials, including from the mainland, for role under repressive security law

(TibetanReview.net, Aug08’20) – The United States on Aug 7 imposed economic sanctions on 11 current and former Chinese officials, including Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, over their role in the implementation of a repressive national security law in the special administrative region. Lam was singled out by […]

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China hopes to win Hong Kong people’s loyalty by means of patriotism education

July 19, 2020 11:26 pm0 comments
China hopes to win Hong Kong people’s loyalty by means of patriotism education

(TibetanReview.net, Jul19’20) – Although it was more than anything else the fear of torture and lengthy jail terms which has been the main preventive factor, China feels that its patriotism education had enabled it to ensure peace and stability in the country as well as in territories like Tibet and […]

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Nearly 70 Canadian Lawmakers urge sanctions on Chinese Officials for Hong Kong, Tibet, Xinjiang abuses

July 16, 2020 12:28 am0 comments
Nearly 70 Canadian Lawmakers urge sanctions on Chinese Officials for Hong Kong, Tibet, Xinjiang abuses

(TibetanReview.net, Jul15’20) – In a growing momentum of calls from the democratic West to hold the Chinese government to account for its unbridled repression of democratic and human rights of peoples under its rule, a group of nearly 70 Lawmakers in Canada has on Jul 14 urged their prime minister […]

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Hundreds protest as draconian China national security law for Hong Kong comes into force

July 1, 2020 10:01 pm0 comments
Hundreds protest as draconian China national security law for Hong Kong comes into force

(TibetanReview.net, Jul01’20) – Hundreds of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Jul 1, the 23rd anniversary of the city’s handover to China from Britain and on which China’s highly controversial national security law for Hong Kong came into force. In Causeway Bay, police raised a new flag […]

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China faces collective rebuke from nearly 50 UN experts for its rights record

June 27, 2020 11:33 pm0 comments
China faces collective rebuke from nearly 50 UN experts for its rights record

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’20) – An unusually large number of UN independent experts, numbering nearly 50, have on Jun 26 expressed alarm at the level of repression of “fundamental freedoms” by the Chinese Government and urged it to “abide by its international legal obligations” while also calling for renewed attention to the […]

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