Report: China media bans coverage on Peng Shuai amid her alleged disappearance

China 11/22/21, 06:44

The Chinese propaganda organs censored press coverage of tennis star Peng Shuai as authorities instructed local media to block reporting on the three-time Olympian. Peng has allegedly disappeared after posting an essay on her verified Weibo account, a Chinese social media. She accused former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of pressuring her ...

WTA urges China to investigate Peng Shuai’s sexual assault allegation

China 11/15/21, 03:31

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) is demanding China to investigate the case of sports star Peng Shuai who alleged she was sexually assaulted by a Chinese politician. They also require a stop in censorship against Shuai, who came out to tell her story on Chinese social media, Weibo, on Nov. 2. ...

Beijing censorship targets Hong Kong’s film, television industries

China 08/24/21, 23:09

A new controversial bill will soon be debated in the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. It punishes anyone who shows films or television programs that encourage dissent. Broadcasters could be jailed for up to three years and fined $128,000, for publicly transmitting content that contradicts the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) so-called ...

Democrat Chicago Mayor Lightfoot stands by prioritizing non-white reporters

U.S. 07/27/21, 17:23

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) makes no apology for speaking with non-white reporters to promote diversity in the Windy City. "I am unapologetic about it because it spurred a very important conversation, a conversation that needed to happen, that should have happened a long time ago," she said according to the ...

TikTok censors video of Cuban communist regime’s repression

Tech 07/15/21, 18:36

TikTok users denounced the social network for banning a video of people protesting against Cuba's communist government. The Chinese communist regime-controlled video sharing service allegedly suspended user Celine Fernandez for several days. Her only crime was sharing footage of political unrest in Cuba. "Tiktok suspended me from posting for two days …[and] ...

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