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Chinese Human Rights Lawyer’s Daughter Reveals Her Last Phone Call with Father Before He Disappeared

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4 mn read “In my fathers’s dream, a little girl knocked on his door, and she looked about seven or eight years old. She asked him if she could borrow his pen. But in the dream, my father didn’t have a computer. He didn’t know how to type. All he had as a weapon to defend himself was a pen. My father said to her, ‘This is the only thing I have, and I can’t give it to you.’ And the little girl said, ‘After I’ve done with this pen, I will give it back.'” This was the dream that Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng retold 4 years ago in is his last conversation with his daughter Grace Gao.

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Exclusive: Exiled Kazakh leader questions Communist China’s secret military bases in the country

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4 mn read China launched the “Belt and Road” in 2014 to counter Western countries led by the United States and the European Union in an attempt to expand its international influence through infrastructure development. Kazakh exile leader Serikzhan Bilash told Eat News that many Kazakh intellectuals, including himself, suspect that the Chinese Communist Party uses state-owned enterprises to cover secretly stationing armed personnel in Kazakhstan.

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Perseus: The Trump card

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3 mn read It is not unfair to describe Donald Trump as a divisive figure. Since his election as President of the United States in 2016, his policies have seen very public and outspoken support and condemnation from both sides of the political spectrum in the United States. Like those in the United States, Hongkongers seem to also have a love or hate relationship with Donald Trump.

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Perseus: Hongkongers find themselves as inadvertent victims of the UK’s “hostile environment” towards migrants

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3 mn read Since the Chinese Communist Party announced its intentions to enact a National Security Law for Hong Kong, the international community has been seeking to dissuade the Chinese Government from such a draconian course of action, breaching the guarantees offered to the peoples of Hong Kong of “one country, two systems”. As the National Security Law […]

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Exclusive: The Eat News interview with Hong Kong human rights defenders in the United Nations

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4 mn read From 6 October to 14 November 2020, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has been held in Geneva Switzerland. NGOs with Special Consultative Status from throughout the world and state parties gathered in this council meeting. Among those NGOs, there was a young human rights activist named Wai-Tong Lee from Japan demanding Hong Kong’s freedom.

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Perseus: Has Mulan brought honour to the Disney family?

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4 mn read There is often a lot of excitement associated with releases of Disney films, and Mulan was no different. The long-awaited live action remake of Disney’s Mulan finally opened in the Mainland of China this weekend following a straight to streaming release on Disney+ in other countries earlier this month. Despite how anticipated Mulan was with many Disney fans, potential bad publicity was never far behind any promotion of the film. In 2017, an article pointed out that Disney’s choice of actress to play the titular role, American Chinese-born actress Liu Yifei, was at least at the time considered as one of China’s worst actresses according to Douban, a Chinese IMDb-style website.

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Exiled pro-democracy activist writes to UK Foreign Secretary requesting further sanctions on Hong Kong and Chinese governments

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4 mn read Honcques Laus (19) was exiled from Hong Kong after becoming aware that he was wanted under China’s National Security Law. Despite being exiled to the United Kingdom, Laus is keen to emphasise that he is still fighting for the civil liberty of Hongkongers. He has now written to Dominic Raab requesting the United Kingdom to apply Magnitsky sanctions to officials within the governments of Hong Kong and China. The new sanctions would be imposed on the likes of Carrie Lam for her involvement in the infringement on the rights of Hongkongers.

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Exclusive: CCP Propaganda claims 71-year-old former Xinjiang official advocates separatism, his daughter says he is innocent!

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2 mn read The Global Times, which is considered as the Chinese Communist Party(CCP) propaganda, published a story that quoted spokesman for China’s Xinjiang province to respond that Memet Abdula, 71-year-old, the former chief of Xinjiang Forestry Department, was involved in bribery and separatist advocate. Memet Abdula’s daughter, Subi Mamat Yuksel, told Eat News, “My father has never committed any crimes and has spent his life doing valuable work.