“At every turn, the government has chosen to double-down on repression, rather than to permit Xu [Zhiyong] and [partner] Li [Qiaochu] the basic human right to express themselves freely.” PEN America calls […]
China coal output highest since 2015 – despite ‘green’ pledges
Green activist groups often praise China for its enlightened policy. But as long-time China watcher Patricia Adams explained last month in a report for the Global Warming Policy Foundation, they are merely President Xi’s […]
Where are the environmental critics of China?
When it comes to climate change, China talks about reducing emissions but keeps building coal plants. So why are environmental groups so soft on China?
It’s only a matter of time before China detains U.S. executives
For anyone who thinks the People’s Republic of China wouldn’t jeopardize a lucrative business environment, think again. Think: Hong Kong.
China’s green NGO climate propaganda enablers
Climate change is a national security threat – but not in the way the national security elite assumes.
How America’s ‘useful idiots’ allow China to ignore environmental and human rights reform
Increased prosperity does not necessarily lead to greater freedom of expression and assembly, innovation and improved human rights. Are environmental groups in the West the last to catch onto this? A new […]
Patricia Adams: Western greens are China’s useful idiots
Environmentalists have become the highest-profile cheerleaders for the CCP, helping divert attention from the regime’s worrisome pursuits.
Western environmentalists are the Chinese Communists’ useful idiots
Western environmentalists are the useful idiots of the Chinese Communist Party, says a report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation.
The Red and the Green: China’s useful idiots
Western environmentalists eager to promote their cause turn a blind eye to China’s aggression. A new report by Probe International’s Patricia Adams says China is playing western green groups. Save the world? […]
China bars imprisoned activist’s access to lawyers, hiding potential mistreatment
Held incommunicado since February, writer and activist Xu Zhiyong will receive PEN America’s 2020 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award.
Patricia Adams: China’s quixotic lawyers take on the Communist party
They are turning the notion of civil disobedience on its head, demanding only that the government observe the rule of law.
China’s crackdown on religion
A pandemic did not stop the Chinese government from dismantling, destroying and modifying visible signs of religious display during the Covid-19 crisis and its efforts have ramped up in its wake.
Flying against the wind amid a grim situation
July 9 marks a grim anniversary for lawyers and activists in China. As fears mount Hong Kong will soon encounter a similar crackdown, July 9 is also a day of recognition: a […]
Canadian thought leaders urge Trudeau to reject calls for Meng Wanzhou’s release
Stand firm, Trudeau!
China’s Chernobyl moment
More than one hundred China experts and senior political figures have signed an open letter describing the Chinese Communist Party government’s cover up of COVID-19 as “China’s Chernobyl moment.” The group of signatories, who include some of the world’s leading authorities on Chinese politics, law, and modern history, say that the Chinese government’s rule by fear endangers Chinese citizens—and the world.