As calls for "defunding" the Police in the aftermath of George Floyd's death mounts across America - land of the free, it is interesting to compare how police treats its citizens in the U.S. vs China - often depicted as a "police state" in the West. Police brutality is nothing new in the U.S. or the West (for example, see this, or this, or this, or this). What about China? … [Read more...] about Policy Brutality
Wrote this piece for the SCMP. Some minor differences between version below and at SCMP because of space imitation and other minor editorial issues... On China’s Indignant Response to Morey’s Tweet and Apple’s release of HKmap.live. … [Read more...] about Freedom Does Not Include the Freedom to Loot, Vandalize, and Kill…
Over the last week or so, there has been a strong reaction in China against Apple for releasing an App called HKmap.live as well as NBA’s apparent official support for the “protesters.” From SCMP: Chinese state media on Tuesday accused Apple Inc of protecting “rioters” in Hong Kong and enabling illegal behaviour, after the US-based technology giant listed on its app … [Read more...] about The Chinese Don’t Understand Freedom … They are Too Sensitive and Easily Offended… Right?
In 2017 the American government funded 48 anti-China groups and organizations through its «National Endowment for Democracy» (NED), – in order oppose and harm China and to create social and ethnic tensions and conflicts inside China. Recently NED has been focusing on Xinjiang, and as a consequence there has been negative reports about the situation there in many Western … [Read more...] about «The National Endowment for Democracy» and China
A couple of years ago, I wrote a post about how Germany has cheapened its own history and disregarded its own humanity by turning a blind eye on Japan's horrific crimes against humanity in China on the eve of the 77th anniversary of the Nanking massacre. In that piece, I wrote how Germany may not be preaching "universal values" per se, but politically-expedient political … [Read more...] about German parliament votes to recognize Armenian genocide