Cultural Revulsion at Public Execution Hearings

Public sentencing of death row convicts in China attracts morbid onlookers and recalls public shaming of the Cultural Revolution.

Please read: https://international.thenewslens.com/article/86087

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China Sentences Taiwanese Activist to Five Years in Jail for Subversion

Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) was sentenced to five years in prison by a Chinese court for subversion of state power.

Taiwan‘s Presidential Office wrote, “It is regrettable that the Lee Ming-che case has seriously damaged cross-strait relations and especially challenged Taiwanese people’s persistence and ideals for democracy and freedom.”

Please read: https://international.thenewslens.com/article/79701

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Beware of cult of Xi

China’s leader Xi Jinping declares the start of a “new era” – Socialism with Chinese characteristics

Please read: https://international.thenewslens.com/article/81388

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ROC or PRC? Philippines Apologizes for Logo Misuse

The Philippines on Monday apologized to China for using a Taiwanese logo in an event to mark a “new era” of ties between the Philippines and China. Relations between the two countries are warming after prolonged periods of tension over control of the South China Sea — at least they were until this gaffe.

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