Geopolitics
Washington: US President Joe Biden raised concerns about China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, as well as human rights more broadly during his virtual meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. more
Joe Biden expresses 'concern' over China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong during virtual meet with Xi Jinping

Washington: US President Joe Biden raised concerns about China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, as well as human rights more broadly during his virtual meeting with Ch ...

Hong Kong: Arrests under Security Law, a serious concern

New York: The arrest of Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and woman human rights defender Chow Hang-Tung, on charges of “incitement to subversion” and being a foreign agent, is ...

Hong Kong group forced to remove content about Tiananmen crackdown

Hong Kong:  A prominent pro-democracy group in Hong Kong has deleted its publications from the internet following a notice from the police authorities to take down their posts, media ...

Hong Kong: First person charged under national security law imprisoned for 9 years

Hong Kong activist Tong Ying-kit, who is the first person to be convicted under the national security law Beijing imposed on the city, has been jailed for nine years, media reports said o ...

UN rights official calls on China to allow fact-finding mission to Hong Kong over National Security Law

Beijing: Putting pressure on China, the United Nations has asked Beijing to allow human rights officials to visit Hong Kong to investigate whether the national security law has undermined ...

US congressional body agency asks UN to move on investigation of alleged human rights abuses in China

Washington: A US congressional body has asked United Nations Secretary General António Guterres to act on recommendations by UN-appointed monitors and take special measures to inve ...

Four Nordic newspapers publish front-page letter slamming China over Hong Kong issue

Four major Nordic newspapers targeted China as it marked  Chinese Communist Party's centenary by publishing a full-front page editorial criticising China's violation of press ...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen mourns Apple Daily closure, pledges support to Hong Kong's struggle for freedom

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday expressed sadness over the closure of the Apple Daily and said her nation will continue to support freedom for Hong Kong.

US planning to build combat-ready standing force on Australia's doorstep to counter China

Beijing: The US is looking to set up a combat-ready standing force on Australia's doorstep, an effort seen as a move to counter China's increasing presence in the Indo-Pacific reg ...