Is China decoupling from the outside world? The Chinese regime says it wants the opposite. But sweeping lockdown measures are driving foreigners and their businesses out of the country. At the same time, more restrictions are on the way for Chinese citizens going abroad, while the values praised by the regime drift farther from Western principals. Continue reading “China’s CCP Regime Tightens Border Control + [VIDEO]”
A Financial Times report indicates that independent Chinese refineries have been covertly sidestepping western sanctions on buying Russian oil by taking crude purchase quotas from state-owned commodity trading enterprises.
A refinery in Shandong reportedly admitted to being anxious about publicly appearing to deal in Russian oil fearing third-country US sanctions.
The report follows news that the EU is looking to implement a complete ban on trade in all Russian oil within six months.
Living Shanghai Senior Nearly Sent to Funeral Home +More news emerges from under Shanghai’s lockdown. Workers there were busy loading a filled body bag into a vehicle destined for a funeral home—when they discovered it was still moving.
A wave of tragic suicides hits Shanghai. Driven by starvation and the absence of medical care, more residents have been found dead after struggling under the city’s draconian rules.
A commentator on ESPN compared China’s genocide to sports injuries and GOP voting laws. There is a giant war over giant pandas—US lawmakers attempting to stymie the negative impacts of China’s panda diplomacy. And an Olympic athlete is complaining about water pouring into her apartment. Lots of water. From the ceiling. The apartment is inundated. Watch this episode of China Uncensored for that and more of this week’s China news headlines.
Three years for human rights lawyer: On December 14, 2021, a Guangxi court sentenced human rights lawyer Chen Jiahong to three years in prison for “inciting subversion” for posting social media comments criticizing the CCP and calling for democratic reforms. Chen was sentenced without a lawyer present, and his claims of abuse during detention were ignored by the court.