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3 days ago

A Group of Masked Men Attacked a Hong Kong Protest Leader With Hammers and Knives

Jimmy Sham, says the men aimed for his head, and when people tried to intervene, the attackers threatened them at knifepoint.

4 days ago

Beijing Thinks Washington Has 'Sinister Intentions to Destroy' Hong Kong

China accused the U.S. of a "naked double standard" after the House passed two bills in support of pro-democracy protests.

10.14.19

Tech Companies Didn’t Plan for Chinese Censorship

Tech companies are censoring information about the demonstrations in Hong Kong. Civil liberties experts say this is symptomatic of larger problems.

10.14.19

Blizzard Doesn't Respect the Human Rights of Its Customers, Major Rights Organization Says

"By penalizing a player for speaking up in support of protesters exercising their right to freedom of expression, Blizzard demonstrates a lack of respect for the human rights of its users."

10.11.19

South Park Episode Banned By China Screened On Hong Kong Streets

Zedd also claims he has been banned from China for liking a tweet by South Park.

10.11.19

China Called the App Hong Kongers Use to Avoid Tear Gas 'Poisonous.' So Apple Removed It.

Chinese officials criticized the company for permitting the crowd-sourced app, which Beijing says is being used to "target and ambush police."

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10.10.19

China Is Destroying Uighur Cemeteries, Affecting Generations of Families

Uighurs say this is a way for the Chinese government to “eradicate” their culture.

10.10.19

We Talked to 'Hearthstone' Pro Players Who Are Quitting the Game In Protest

A trio of college students decided to hold up a "Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizz" sign when they realized Blizzard would have no choice but to show it.

10.10.19

An NBA Fan Was Ejected from a Game in Philly for Yelling 'Free Hong Kong'

The Sixers fan echoed the NBA exec's tweet that sparked an international incident with China

10.9.19

Washington Has Blacklisted More Chinese Tech Companies Over Uighur Crackdown

The tech giants join Huawei and other organizations that are effectively barred from doing business with U.S. companies.

10.9.19

Blizzard's Hong Kong Screw-Up Is Officially an International Incident

The company's communities are in chaos and US senators are taking notice, following the suspension of a pro 'Hearthstone' player who declared support for Hong Kong's protest movement.

10.8.19

After a 'South Park' Censorship Episode, China Deleted the Entire Show From the Web

The episode criticized American entertainment leaders for catering to China's censorship rules.

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