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  • McLaughlin: The End of Free Speech in Hong Kong

    August 04, 2021

    Timothy McLaughlin writing in the Atlantic reports that a panel of judges in Hong Kong found Tong Ying-kit, the first person to face trial under the national security law, imposed by Beijing last year, guilty of terrorism and inciting secession for carrying a banner with a pro-democracy slogan, setting a precedent that saying a phrase or singing a song that bothers the government can now be considered a crime in Hong Kong.

  • The Federalist: U.S. Civics Education Increasingly a Political Tool

    August 04, 2021

    Peter Wood and David Randall writing for the Federalist highlight that civics education in America is increasingly becoming a tool for the political left to promote a specific agenda, using the Thomas B. Fordham Institute latest published piece “The State of State Standards for Civics and U.S. History in 2021” that attempts to convince people that “action civics”  which often calls for protest activism, is an a wholesome part of school curricula.

  • Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny's Website Blocked before Election

    July 28, 2021

    Just before the parlimentary elections in Russia, authorities blocked access to jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny's website in an attempt to sideline his allies cast who are seen by the Kremlin as U.S.-backed trouble-makers.

  • First person Charged Under Hong Kong National Security Law Found Guilty

    July 28, 2021

    Tong Ying-kit, 24, the first person to be tried under Hong Kong's national security law, was found guilty of inciting secession and terrorism and now faces life in prison after crashing his motorcycle into a group of police officers and carrying a banner with the slogan "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times."

  • U.S. Government Issues Hong Kong Business Advisory

    July 27, 2021

    The U.S. Government has issued a new advisory highlighting the growing risks associated with doing business in Hong Kong including potential regulatory, financial, and legal exposure following the changes to Hong Kong’s laws imposed by the Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in June 2020, eroding Hong Kong’s autonomy. 

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