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Chinese Government Spied On Uighur Muslims Using Cell Phone Apps, Study Finds

Hackers linked to the Chinese government have been spying on Uighur Muslims in China since 2013 by hacking cell phone apps, according research from cybersecurity company Lookout.  Lookout’s research found that legitimate Android apps, such as religious Quran text apps used by Uighur Muslims, were hacked to include malicious code, Lookout security intelligence engineer Apurva Kumar told the Daily Caller News ...

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Fraud From The Great Wall Hits Wall Street

U.S. investors recently learned a hard lesson about Luckin Coffee, a strong rival to Starbucks in China. The company admitted that much of its 2019 sales had been fabricated. Luckin’s stock, which is listed on the Nasdaq, had peaked at an all-time high of $50 in January. Now, its shares have plummeted and U.S. banks stand to lose more than ...

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‘I Am Afraid’: China Tightens Grip On Hong Kong With Commission To Report Dissidents

China unanimously voted and enacted a national security law Tuesday to further tighten its control over Hong Kong amid rising tensions with the United States. The law creates the Commission for Safeguarding National Security in Hong Kong, which will report rebellious acts, including secession and working with foreign powers, to the Chinese government, according to the Washington Post. China’s new ...

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Chinese Citizen Convicted of Economic Espionage, Theft of Trade Secrets, and Conspiracy

Hao Zhang, 41, of China, was found guilty of economic espionage, theft of trade secrets, and conspiring to commit both offenses today, announced the Department of Justice. From 2010 to 2015, Zhang conspired to and did steal trade secrets from two companies: Avago and Skyworks. Avago is a designer, developer, and global supplier of a broad range of analog, digital, ...

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Where’s the UN? China Committing ‘Demographic Genocide’ Against Uighurs Through Forced Abortion, Sterilization, Mass Detention, AP Investigation Finds

The Chinese government is committing “demographic genocide” against Uighur Muslims through forced abortions, birth control, mass detentions, and imprisonment, an investigation by the Associated Press found. The Associated Press investigation was based on interviews with 30 former detainees, family members and a former detention camp instructor, as well as government statistics and state documents. The investigation found that the Chinese ...

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US Adds Four Chinese Media Outlets To List Of Beijing-Controlled ‘Propaganda’

The Trump State Department on Monday added four Chinese media outlets to a list of organizations considered to be the equivalent of foreign embassies because of their close ties to the Chinese Communist government. The move to flag the outlets as “foreign missions” is part of the U.S. government’s effort to identify Beijing-controlled propaganda organs, which have ramped up their ...

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Team Telecom Recommends that the FCC Deny Pacific Light Cable Network System’s Hong Kong Undersea Cable Connection to the United States | OPA

Team Telecom today recommended to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), based on national security concerns, that the FCC partially deny the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) subsea cable system application, to the extent it seeks a direct connection between the United States and Hong Kong. Team Telecom, which is formally known as the Committee for the Assessment of Foreign Participation ...

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Multiple Casualties In ‘Violent Face-Off’ Involving Rocks And Clubs On India-China Border

Indian and Chinese military forces clashed Monday night on the India-China border leading to at least three deaths in the first deadly border confrontation between the two nations in four decades, according to CNN. The violent skirmish took place in the long-disputed Aksai Chin-Ladakh region on the northern tip of India where “de-escalation” was taking place, according to CNN. Three ...

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Zoom Announces Plan To Block Individual Users In China After Beijing Complains: Report

Video conferencing company Zoom announced Friday it is developing technology that can block individual users in China from video calls at the request of Beijing, the Financial Times reported. The tech company is “developing technology over the next several days that will enable us to remove or block at the participant level based on geography,” Zoom said in a statement, ...

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China Attacks: Zoom Targets Activist Group That Held An Event Commemorating The Tiananmen Square Massacre

Video conferencing company Zoom removed a group of Chinese activists shortly after they held a meeting on the platform marking the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Axios reported Wednesday. Activist Zhou Fengsuo, a former student leader of the Tiananmen protests in 1989, organized the May 31 event through a paid Zoom account associated with a nonprofit group he founded ...

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Harvard University Professor Indicted in China Investigation

The former Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department was indicted today on charges of making false statements to federal authorities regarding his participation in China’s Thousand Talents Program. Dr. Charles Lieber, 61, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on two counts of making false statements and will be arraigned in federal court in Boston at ...

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Chinese Propaganda Outlet Has Paid US Newspapers $19 Million For Advertising, Printing

One of China’s main propaganda outlets has paid American newspapers nearly $19 million for advertising and printing expenses over the past four years, according to documents filed with the Justice Department. China Daily, an English-language newspaper controlled by the Chinese Communist Party, has paid more than $4.6 million to The Washington Post and nearly $6 million to The Wall Street ...

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Hong Kong Criminalizes ‘Disrespect’ For Chinese National Anthem

The Hong Kong government has passed legislation that would jail and fine citizens who disrespect the Chinese national anthem. A Hong Kong citizen who breaks the law and disrespects the anthem would serve a sentence of up to 3 years in jail and would be fined HK$50,000, Reuters reports. The legislation comes amidst increasing tensions in the city-state between pro-democracy ...

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How China’s Media, Which Masked Crucial COVID Data, Is Covering The Floyd Protests

Chinese state media is using the George Floyd protests as an opportunity to attack the United States. “Racism in the US has victimized many blacks, Asians, and other minorities, and the feeling of white supremacy has become more obvious,” reads an article published by People’s Daily, which has been accused of being a mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party. The article ...

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