A livestreamed video of a man loading protective masks into black government vehicle next to a Red Cross warehouse in Wuhan sparked outrage online in China, where the coronavirus outbreak has tested public faith in their government.

Top Chinese Universities Remove “Freedom of Thought” From Charter

Dozens of students staged a rare protest at Shanghai’s Fudan University against the amended charter. Fudan removed references to academic freedom and replaced them with a pledge of loyalty to the ruling Chinese Communist Party.

China Hosts Global Lawyers Forum While Detaining Dozens of Rights Lawyers

Yu Yan, the wife of detained rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, has called on forum delegates to speak out about her husband’s detention.

Beijing Orders Government Offices to Remove Foreign Computers, Software

The move is part of a campaign to increase China’s reliance on home-grown technologies.

U.S. Congress Passes Bills to Protect Human Rights in Hong Kong, Xinjiang

Beijing has attacked the bills, saying they interfere in China’s internal affairs.

Record Election Turnout Sweeps Hong Kong Democrats to Victory

Pro-democracy candidates won an overwhelming majority of the district council seats up for grabs in Sunday’s vote.

China Condemns U.S. Law Protecting Human Rights in Hong Kong

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which requires an annual review of Hong Kong’s human rights situation and sanctions against officials linked to rights abuses in the city. Beijing has threatened retaliation if President Trump signs the bill into law.

‘We Must Learn From History’

The New York Times has published leaked documents exposing China’s crackdown on Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region.

Mainland Chinese News Anchor Urges Taiwan (‘Wan Wan’) to Come Home

The plea comes as China is cracking down on anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, restricting religious practice in Tibet, and jailing hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic minority groups in northwest China’s Xinjiang region.

I Want to Rule China Forever

China’s Communist Party closed high-level meetings Thursday with a statement praising the leadership of President Xi Jinping. China recently abolished presidential term limits, meaning Xi is serving an indefinite term as president. For some, lifetime rule for Xi is a Halloween nightmare.

Hong Kong Bars Prominent Activist From Seeking Election

Joshua Wong’s candidacy was rejected because he supports a political party that favors genuine autonomy for Hong Kong. Wong called the move “politically driven.”

The ‘Be Water’ Tactics of Hong Kong Protesters A Tsunami For Authorities

Protests in Hong Kong have been fast, fluid and flexible as protesters use social media to stay ahead of police. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam have struggled to respond.

U.S. Senator Warns Hong Kong Becoming ‘Police State’

Senator Josh Hawley made the remark as more than 100,000 protesters gathered in downtown Hong Kong, urging the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to sanction officials and police over human rights violations in the Chinese city.

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