March 10, 2021
As the European Parliament is set to scrutinize the EU-China investment pact in detail, the issue of forced labor has been addressed by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, stating that China will take steps toward ratifying International Labor Organization rules against forced labor but did not offer a specific plan.
March 08, 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) team that investigated the origins of Covid-19 will not release their report from its mission to China due to escalating political and scientific accusations that the investigation was fundamentally compromised by Chinese officials.
March 03, 2021
President Biden recently announced the creation of a commission to recommend “reforms” to the judicial system that will most likely include the idea of court-packing, which, the authors warn, will destroy judicial independence and transform judges into political actors.
March 01, 2021
Reuters reports that at least two political rights groups advocating democracy have left Hong Kong and moved overseas due to the extreme loss of freedoms under the new national security law.
February 26, 2021
Amnesty International has stripped Kremlin critic Alexei Nalvany of his “Prisoner of Conscience” status due to comments made by Navalny 15 years ago that the organization considers hate speech.