Anti-government protesters in communist China flipped over and destroyed a COVID testing tent in the city of Guangzhou on Monday, prompting police in hazmat suits to flood the streets and disperse the crowds.
The East Turkestan National Awakening Movement (ETNAM) held a Sunday protest in Washington calling on the Chinese government to stop the famine in East Turkestan (China’s Xinjiang Province), a result of the lockdown in the region.
Western businesses have exited Russia in droves since the country’s invasion of Ukraine, often citing humanitarian reasons as justification — yet many continue to maintain healthy relationships with China.
Newsweek review of financial filings in Congress has found that lawmakers who are driving legislation to protect Uyghurs in China are also invested—either directly in the form of stocks, or indirectly via mutual funds—in major companies tied to the oppression in Xinjiang.
Ever since the United States announced its diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, other nations have followed, accusing China of egregious human rights violations. But some other Western nations have held off, indicating the games shouldn't be politicized, possibly fearing the wrath of an increasingly powerful China.