Beijing, People's Republic of China
Joined on 4 November, 2013
“China and the United States should remove all barriers to travel between the two countries if the United States achieves herd immunity for COVID-19 with 90% of its population vaccinated, potentially by August, a Chinese epidemiologist has said.”
Replying to @ehundman: Notably, no mention of how slow China’s own vaccine rollout is.
1/ The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China's annual media freedoms report is out today: Track, Trace, Expel: Reporting on China Amid a Pandemic.
For the 3rd straight year, not a single foreign correspondent said reporting conditions improved in China.
The 🇬🇧and our partners will always work to defend media freedom. The new @fccchina report tells a concerning story of China’s worsening media environment. We urge China to ensure journalists are free to work without harassment, intimidation & the threat of detention or expulsion.
The @FCCMyanmar calls for immediate and unconditional release of Thein Zaw and other detained journalists, and urges all relevant authorities to ensure the safety and security of the journalists who are performing their professional duties #WhatsHappeninglnMyanmar
I have written before on the attacks on the HK Bar, but now comes an even harsher blast from the bluntest of the blunt instruments deployed on behalf of the HK Government and Beijing, former deputy police commissioner Tony Kwok. 1/2
Replying to @antd: Kwok’s piece advocates alarming attacks on rule of law/legal profession: 1. Stripping the Bar Association’s regulatory powers; 2.…
Kwok’s piece advocates alarming attacks on rule of law/legal profession: 1. Stripping the Bar Association’s regulatory powers; 2. Merging the solicitor & barrister professions; 3. Designating Bar Council members as public officials subject to oath swearing/“loyalty” tests.
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