Propaganda war: Pro-China Twitter accounts shifted focus from Hong Kong to virus

Propaganda war: Pro-China Twitter accounts shifted focus from Hong Kong to virus

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2020 The Chinese government is engaged in a coordinated influence campaign which uses some 10,000 suspected fake Twitter accounts to spread propaganda and disinformation about the Wuhan coronavirus, a report said. ProPublica reported on March 26 that it has been tracking the fake accounts since August 2019. At first, the […]

Hong Kong bishop: The Catholic church in China is being ‘murdered’

Hong Kong bishop: The Catholic church in China is being ‘murdered’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 25, 2020 In an appeal he sent to the world’s 223 cardinals, Cardinal Joseph Zen, the retired Bishop of Hong Kong, warned that the Catholic Church in China is being “murdered” by the communist regime while the Vatican stands idly by. “A totalitarian regime doesn’t compromise,” Zen said. “They want complete […]

Hong Kong opened its border with China to virus, Peace Prize nominee charges

Hong Kong opened its border with China to virus, Peace Prize nominee charges

by WorldTribune Staff, February 18, 2020 Hong Kong independence activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Andy Chan Ho-Tin condemned the Hong Kong government, which serves at the Chinese Communist Party’s whim, for refusing to close its border with China, greatly increasing the risk that the Wuhan coronavirus would spread in the autonomous territory. As of […]

Hong Kong independence leader Andy Chan nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Hong Kong independence leader Andy Chan nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

by WorldTribune Staff, February 16, 2020 One of the young leaders “at the forefront” of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong has been nominated for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. Andy Chan Ho-Tin, 29, an outspoken voice in the movement who has been hounded and persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party’s puppets in Hong Kong […]

‘Enthusiasm gap’: Hong Kong demonstrators notice silence of the U.S. Left

‘Enthusiasm gap’: Hong Kong demonstrators notice silence of the U.S. Left

by WorldTribune Staff, December 20, 2019 While conservatives such as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio are championing pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, American leftists have mostly remained silent as communist China brutally cracks down on Hong Kong demonstrators. Although backing the pro-democracy effort has been a readily bipartisan issue, “for some leftists, criticizing America matters more […]

Federalist: Time’s person of the year should be the Hong Kong protester

Federalist: Time’s person of the year should be the Hong Kong protester

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2019 Millions of protesters fighting for democracy while battling a brutal crackdown by a communist regime. One kid who figured out a way to permissibly miss school on a permanent basis. For Time magazine, the choice was clear — the kid wins. In naming Greta Thunberg its Person of […]

Hong Kong protesters ‘thankful’ to President Trump

Hong Kong protesters ‘thankful’ to President Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, November 29, 2019 Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, many draped in American flags and singing the Star Spangled Banner, held a Thanksgiving rally to convey their appreciation to U.S. President Donald Trump for signing two bills supporting their cause. “The rationale for us having this rally is to show our gratitude and […]

Hong Kong voters smash China, endorse protesters; 71 percent turnout

Hong Kong voters smash China, endorse protesters; 71 percent turnout

by WorldTribune Staff, November 25, 2019 Voters in Hong Kong on Nov. 24 overwhelmingly chose pro-democracy candidates over their pro-communist China foes. “The people of Hong Kong have spoken – if you abandon Hong Kongers and our struggle for democracy, we will abandon you in the ballot box,” the Hong Kong Democracy Council (HKDC), an […]

Beijing alarmed at extreme youthfulness of Hong Kong protesters

Beijing alarmed at extreme youthfulness of Hong Kong protesters

by WorldTribune Staff, November 18, 2019 Police records indicate that over one third of all pro-democracy activists arrested in the current Hong Kong demonstrations were born after China reclaimed Hong Kong from Great Britain in 1997. Of the 4,000 protesters who have been arrested, more than a third are age 20 and younger, according to […]

‘New Berlin’: Guns drawn, shots fired as Hong Kong daily protests enter 9th month

‘New Berlin’: Guns drawn, shots fired as Hong Kong daily protests enter 9th month

by WorldTribune Staff, November 11, 2019 A Chinese state-run media outlet warned the Chinese military could enter Hong Kong “at any time” as the pro-Beijing government in Hong Kong has increased its violent crackdown on pro-democracy activists. Millions of protesters have been in the streets daily for eight months beginning on March 15. Addressing Hong […]

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