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China plane crash probe finds no evidence navigation instruments failed

All 132 people on board the China Eastern Airlines Flight MU5735 died when it plunged into a hillside on southern China last month Read more on scmp.com


Rights groups welcome US human rights report on China

The State Department’s latest human rights report on China, which includes the country’s treatment of Uyghurs referred to as genocide, has been welcomed by human rights organisations. Read more on english.alaraby.co.uk


New Congressional Report on China’s Religious Persecutions Highlights Plight of Falun Gong Adherents – Vision Times

In particular, the 20-year persecution of Falun Gong was brought up 27 times in its chapter on Religious Freedom, with CECC Chairman Merkley stating his hopes Read more on visiontimes.com


THE SIX-MONTHLY REPORT ON HONG KONG 1 JULY TO 31 DECEMBER 2021

UK Government publishes its new six-monthly report on Hong Kong. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss commented: “In less than two years, China’s National Security Law in Hong Kong has seen opposition stifled and dissent criminalised. Read more on assets.publishing.service.gov.uk


China’s Two Sessions: Ready, Aim, Spend

Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics > Trustee China Hand By The Trustee Chair Team The big news out of China’s annual legislative session is Premier Li Keqiang’s announcement that the 2022 economic growth target would be “around 5.5%.” Read more on csis.org


Minghui Report: An In-Depth Look at The 20-Year Persecution of Falun Gong in China – Vision Times

The 20-Year Persecution of Falun Gong in China provides a comprehensive account of the persecution up to 2019.It is the 2021 silver recipient of the annual Benjamin Franklin award, given by the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) in the non-fiction category. Read more on visiontimes.com


Countering Threats Posed by the Chinese Government Inside the U.S. | Federal Bureau of Investigation

For decades, the Chinese Communist Party has targeted, threatened, and harassed U.S.-based Tibetans and Uyghurs, Falun Gong members, pro-democracy advocates, and any others who question their legitimacy or authority.r Read more on fbi.gov


Human Rights Watch’s ‘World Report 2022’ Slams China’s Human Rights Record – Vision Times

Human Rights Watch (HRW), an independent international organization established in 1978, is an organization that, according to its website, “works to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights for all.” Read more on visiontimes.com


UK report on Hong Kong published every 6 months since 1997 aims to ‘disrupt’ legislative polls, Beijing claims

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said mainland Chinese and Hong Kong laws were being used “against all opposition, free press and civil society.” Read more on hongkongfp.com


Government agrees funding for academic to investigate MPs who challenge China

Iain Duncan-Smith is expected to table an urgent question about funding for a thesis which claims MPs have created ‘moral panic’ over China Read more on telegraph.co.uk


USCC Report Recommends Urgent Measures to Thwart a CCP Invasion of Taiwan – Vision Times

On Nov. 17, The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission released its 2021 Annual Report to Congress. Read more on visiontimes.com


41 countries banned at least one religious group says report

About one-fifth of the world’s governments limited freedom of belief for at least one spiritual group, a study found on Nov. 15. Read more on thebl.com


New report exposes forced labour connections in global retail brands’ supply chains

More than 100 global retail brands could be at risk of using cotton that is produced by Uyghur forced labour according to new research by Sheffield Hallam University’s Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice Read more on shu.ac.uk


NEW GOVERNMENT RESPONSE: “Never Again: The UK’s Responsibility to Act on Atrocities in Xinjiang and Beyond”.

“examine the ways in which the UK Government can prevent UK companies from benefitting from forced labour in Xinjiang, support members of the Uyghur diaspora community, and strengthen the UK Government’s, and particularly the FCDO’s, atrocity prevention mechanisms.” Read more on beijingtobritain.substack.com


The Security Implications of Chinese Infrastructure Investment in Europe

Even before the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) provided additional clarity about China’s strategic intent, Europe had experienced major influxes of Chinese finance, used to snap up everything from fading brands to large-scale infrastructure assets. Read more on gmfus.org