US Lawmakers call on NBC to address China’s human rights abuses during Olympics coverage

China 12/20/21, 21:50

U.S. Lawmakers are calling on NBCUniversal, a news and entertainment network to honor their broadcasting roles that include providing background coverage of the Chinese regime's human rights abuses. Senator Jeff Merkley and Representative James McGovern, the chair and co-chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), a bipartisan and bicameral committee ...

Biden issues sanctions against Cuba, saying more to come

U.S. 07/31/21, 16:41

The Biden administration, on Friday, July 30, introduced new sanctions against Cuban authorities, including the police force, for using violence to crack down on peaceful protesters.  The U.S. Treasury Department announced that the penalties target Cuban police director Oscar Callejas Valcarce and his deputy, Eddy Sierra Arias, as well as the ...

China sentences outspoken billionaire Sun Dawu to 18 years in prison

China 07/29/21, 15:08

A prominent Chinese billionaire has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in China on Wednesday, July 28, the latest in a series of sentences handed down to outspoken business leaders. Billionaire Sun Dawu runs one of the country's largest private agricultural businesses in the northern province of Hebei, China. His Hebei ...

City mayor awards Falun Dafa for decades of rapid growth and resilience

New York 06/07/21, 00:15

A Republican from the U.S. Western Pacific Commonwealth island recognized one of the world's fastest-growing meditation movements for flourishing despite suffering decades of persecution. The Municipality of Saipan has awarded a special plaque to help mark their 22-year anniversary of World Falun Dafa Day. "This plaque of recognition of the 22nd year ...

Facebook allows CCP to spread disinformation about Uighur concentration camps

China 02/18/21, 17:17

Facebook allegedly allowed the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to buy paid advertisements on its platform to sow doubt about the genocide committed against the Uighur Muslim ethnic minority, according to a publication of the British magazine Press Gazette. The publication highlights the widespread condemnation that the CCP has received in the ...

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