Here’s the list of countries that supported/opposed China’s Hong Kong security bill

Here’s the list of countries that supported/opposed China’s Hong Kong security bill

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2020 Following a vote on Tuesday at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, the communist government in China declared victory in its enactment of a new security law which essentially ends Hong Kong’s autonomy and basic freedoms for its citizens. In the vote, 53 countries backed China’s new […]

First arrests in Hong Kong; UK offers path to citizenship; ‘U.S. will not stand idly by’

First arrests in Hong Kong; UK offers path to citizenship; ‘U.S. will not stand idly by’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2020 Hong Kong police on Wednesday made the first arrests for violations of the new national security law imposed on the formerly autonomous city by China’s communist government. Police said the arrests were for “unauthorized assemblies.” The law went into effect on Tuesday after it was signed by Chinese supreme […]

China admits: Main problem is Hong Kong’s fierce opposition to CCP

China admits: Main problem is Hong Kong’s fierce opposition to CCP

by WorldTribune Staff, June 9, 2020 The “main problem” the regime of supreme leader Xi Jinping has with Hong Kong are pro-democracy forces opposed to Chinese Communist Party (CCP) rule, a top official confirmed. “I think that Hong Kong’s main problem isn’t an economic problem,” said Zhang Xiaoming, deputy director of the Chinese government’s Hong […]

Putting their lives on the line: Tiananmen, 31 years later, and Hong Kong today

Putting their lives on the line: Tiananmen, 31 years later, and Hong Kong today

by WorldTribune Staff, June 4, 2020 On the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the Chinese Communist Party imposed a new rule in Hong Kong — disrespect of the China national anthem is prohibited. As another in a long line of moves by the Xi Jinping regime to eliminate Hong Kong’s autonomy was imposed, […]

After strong U.S. response on Hong Kong, EU, Germany take heat for backing China

After strong U.S. response on Hong Kong, EU, Germany take heat for backing China

FPI / June 4, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com The European Union, under pressure from Germany, has decided not to take any action against China for its imposition of new laws that will essentially end Hong Kong’s autonomy. In stark contrast to measures announced by the U.S. and UK, EU foreign ministers released a statement on May 29 […]

Pompeo: China’s new security law has terminated Hong Kong’s autonomy

Pompeo: China’s new security law has terminated Hong Kong’s autonomy

by WorldTribune Staff, May 27, 2020 The U.S. State Department has certified to Congress that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China. “This decision gives me no pleasure. But sound policy-making requires a recognition of reality,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday. “It is now clear that China is […]

Gen. Spalding: ‘Hong Kongers understand freedom’s worth; Do we?’

Gen. Spalding: ‘Hong Kongers understand freedom’s worth; Do we?’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 25, 2020 As Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators flood the streets to protest communist China’s new security law for the city, the usual chants of “Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of Our Times,” could be heard. But, a new chant also emerged: “Heaven Eradicate the Chinese Communist Party.” Amid the coronavirus crisis, pro-democracy […]

‘Death knell’: Xi Jinping lowers boom on Hong Kong in wake of coronavirus crisis

‘Death knell’: Xi Jinping lowers boom on Hong Kong in wake of coronavirus crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2020 Police fired tear gas and water cannon at thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators who gathered on Sunday to protest China’s new security law which bans what the communist regime terms “treason, secession, sedition [and] subversion” in Hong Kong. As the demonstrators and police were facing off, Chinese Foreign […]

‘We are forced’: Hong Kong lawmakers see physical fights as last resort

‘We are forced’: Hong Kong lawmakers see physical fights as last resort

by WorldTribune Staff, May 19, 2020 The civil war between freedom-minded Hong Kong residents and Communist China was stymied by the outbreak of coronavirus. Now tensions have again erupted. Several pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong were dragged out of the city’s legislative chamber Monday during a dispute concerning a bill which would criminalize disrespect of […]

Hong Kong raids: Suppressing dissent seen as CCP’s top priority

Hong Kong raids: Suppressing dissent seen as CCP’s top priority

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2020 In a series raids on April 18, Hong Kong police arrested 15 pro-democracy activists in what reports said was the biggest crackdown on the city’s pro-democracy movement since the outbreak of mass protests last year. Among those detained on charges of illegal assembly were Democratic Party founder Martin Lee, […]

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