Tag: Freedom House

Film Review: ‘Canaries in a Cold War,’ a Powerful, Sobering Exposé of Forced Organ Harvesting

With all of the hubbub and fanfare surrounding the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, one peculiar and unnerving aspect of the event is quite obvious: There’s a total lack of coverage by the corporate legacy media on China’s human rights abuses. “Transplant tourism,” the practice of people seeking organ transplants that are forcibly extracted from…


China Ranks as Worst Internet Freedom Abuser for 7th Consecutive Year: Report

U.S.-based human rights organization Freedom House released its annual internet freedom ranking report on Tuesday. For the seventh consecutive year, communist China is listed as the worst Internet freedom abuser among more than 70 countries. Taiwan is included in the list for the first time, ranking among the top five countries with the highest degree…


China Among 31 Countries Repressing Its Citizens Abroad: Report

It is the first global-scale investigation on how some governments grind down democracies and influence diaspora and exiles who live beyond their sovereignty. The report (pdf) released by Freedom House on Feb. 2 reveals that 31 origin states are conducting “physical transnational repression”—including through detention, assault, physical intimidation, unlawful deportation, rendition, or suspected assassination—in 79 host countries….


‘No Country Is Immune’: Report Reveals Beijing’s Toolbox to Export Authoritarian Narrative

Countries should be vigilant about the serious threats posed by China’s expanding global media influence, according to a new report published by the U.S.-based National Endowment for Democracy. The report, titled “China’s Global Media Footprint: Democratic Responses to Expanding Authoritarian Influence,” detailed how the Chinese regime has been “leveraging propaganda, disinformation, censorship, and influence over…