Designations of National People’s Congress Officials Undermining the Autonomy of Hong Kong

Press statement from U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: Designations of National People’s Congress Officials Undermining the Autonomy of Hong Kong PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 7, 2020 Beijing’s unrelenting assault against Hong Kong’s democratic processes has gutted its Legislative Council, rendering the body a rubber stamp devoid of meaningful opposition. One aspect of that assault ...
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Once interned in China, Uyghur American fights for religious freedom

Nury Turkel was born in a reeducation camp during China’s Cultural Revolution. Today, he is fighting for religious freedom in China and around the world as a newly appointed commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). A Uyghur American, Turkel says his May 26 appointment to the Commission shows that the U.S. ...
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