China vs China: Taiwan’s asylum offer to protesters infuriates Beijing

China vs China: Taiwan’s asylum offer to protesters infuriates Beijing

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2019 China has warned Taiwan against interfering in its affairs after the Taiwanese government offered asylum to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Taiwan is a self-ruled island which China considers its own territory under its “One China Principle”. Taiwan’s offer would “cover up the crimes of a small group of […]

Rep. Crenshaw: While Antifa burns American flags here, in Hong Kong real anti-fascists wave them

Rep. Crenshaw: While Antifa burns American flags here, in Hong Kong real anti-fascists wave them

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2019 As Antifa thugs escalate their reign of violence in the U.S., President Donald Trump said he is considering designating the so-called “antifascists” a terror organization. “Major consideration is being given to naming ANTIFA an ‘ORGANIZATION OF TERROR.’ Portland is being watched very closely. Hopefully the Mayor will be able […]

‘People of Hong Kong, keep fighting’: Demonstrators change tactics, win global support

‘People of Hong Kong, keep fighting’: Demonstrators change tactics, win global support

by WorldTribune Staff, August 18, 2019 Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators, despite warnings from the Chinese government, filled the streets of Hong Kong on a rainy Sunday afternoon in a “peaceful” protest against what they say are Beijing’s increasingly heavy-handed tactics in the autonomous territory. Last week, China had claimed that criminals and agitators […]

Get real: From Xinjiang to Hong Kong, Communist China won’t tolerate dissent

Get real: From Xinjiang to Hong Kong, Communist China won’t tolerate dissent

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — It’s never polite to question the deteriorating human rights situation in China but let’s do it anyway. The hidden and systematic repression of ethnic Uighur Muslims in China’s western Xinjiang province and the high profile crackdown on pro-demonstrators in Hong Kong, many of them Christian, are […]

China threatens violence against ‘terrorism’ in Hong Kong; Senator calls for Trump warning

China threatens violence against ‘terrorism’ in Hong Kong; Senator calls for Trump warning

by WorldTribune Staff, August 13, 2019 The regime of Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping has vowed to crack down on what it said are “deranged” protesters in Hong Kong and pledged to do so “without leniency” and “without mercy.” Activists protesting what they say is the communist regime’s increasingly heavy-handed rule over the autonomous territory […]

China turns to fake news as Hong Kong crisis enters 3rd month

China turns to fake news as Hong Kong crisis enters 3rd month

by WorldTribune Staff, August 11, 2019 The Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda outlets are feeding China’s 1.386 billion citizens a much different story about Hong Kong than what is occurring on the streets. Demonstrators for a third consecutive month converged on Hong Kong for protests which started as opposition to an extradition bill but have evolved […]

American flag embraced by Hong Kong protesters as U.S. tracks Chinese troop movements

American flag embraced by Hong Kong protesters as U.S. tracks Chinese troop movements

by WorldTribune Staff, August 1, 2019 Protesters in Hong Kong have increasingly brandished the American flag as a symbol of resistance amid the threat of force from military and paramilitary forces from communist China. Meanwhile, the Trump administration is closely monitoring a situation described by an administration official as a “congregation of Chinese forces on […]

Hong Kong, democracy and the theory of cognitive dissonance

Hong Kong, democracy and the theory of cognitive dissonance

JSpecial to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk [Editors’ Note: Cognitive dissonance is the mental discomfort (psychological stress) experienced by a person who holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values. When confronted with facts that contradict beliefs, ideals, and values, people will try to find a way to resolve the contradiction to reduce their discomfort. […]

Mobs in white beat Hong Kong protesters as police stand down; Some seen arriving from China

Mobs in white beat Hong Kong protesters as police stand down; Some seen arriving from China

by WorldTribune Staff, July 22, 2019 Hundreds of white-clad pro-China thugs attacked protesters in Hong Kong on July 21, injuring many, some severely, reports say, capping a weekend of demonstrations, tear gas and violence. The stick-wielding thugs attacked protesters at the Yuen Long West Rail Line mass transit station, reports say, adding that they were […]

Media quiet about massive Hong Kong protests which are continuing

Media quiet about massive Hong Kong protests which are continuing

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2019 The Chinese and international media have largely ignored mass demonstrations in Hong Kong, which started as opposition to an extradition bill but have evolved into ongoing, full-fledged protests against Beijing’s increasingly heavy-handed rule over the autonomous territory. While hundreds of thousands of protesters routinely jam the former British colony’s […]

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