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NBA’s Enes Kanter to ‘Cultish’ Chinese Communist Party: ‘Hong Kong Will Be FREE!”

Basketball player Enes Kanter of the Boston Celtics, an outspoken critic of the Chinese government for its oppression of the Uyghur Muslims, on Tuesday called Chinese leader Xi Jinping a “ruthless dictator,” referred to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) as a cult, and declared that Hong Kong will someday be “free” despite China’s efforts to crush democracy on the island.

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Xi Jinping Makes Surprise Trip to Tibet, Ignores Flooding in Central China

Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited Tibet for the first time since 2011 on Wednesday to laud the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s progress in assimilating the Himalayan region to Han ethnic culture since China launched an occupation of the majority Buddhist territory in 1950, China’s official state-run Xinhua press agency reported Friday.

BEIJING, CHINA - JUNE 28: Chinese President Xi Jinping waves as he attends the art performance celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China on June 28, 2021 in Beijing, China. Ahead of the 100th anniversary of the party founding on July 1. Final preparations …

Indian PM Narendra Modi Phones Dalai Lama on His Birthday

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he phoned the Dalai Lama on Tuesday to personally greet him on his 86th birthday in a show of public support for the Buddhist leader, who has been exiled in northern India since 1959 following China’s forcible seizure of Tibet in 1950.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a plenary session of Eastern Economic Forum at far-eastern Russian port of Vladivostok on September 5, 2019. (Photo by Vladimir SMIRNOV / TASS Host Photo Agency / AFP) (Photo credit should read VLADIMIR SMIRNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Can’t Boycott Olympics Because Coca-Cola Is a Sponsor

Chinese officials and state media on Wednesday warned the Biden administration not to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics over human-rights complaints, claiming that such a boycott would “damage the spirit of the Olympic Charter” and inflict severe economic and political damage on the weakened United States.

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U.S. Cancels Visas for Chinese Officials Linked to Human Rights Abuses

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced visa restrictions Monday for “officials of the Chinese Communist Party and People’s Republic of China believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, the repression of members of ethnic minority groups, religious practitioners, and human rights defenders.”

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Chinese Border Troops in Tibet Equipped with Exoskeleton Suits

China’s state-run Global Times reported Thursday that People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops stationed in the mountainous Tibetan province of Ngari, which borders India, have been issued “a type of exoskeleton suit that enables them to conduct tasks in harsh, high altitude environments more efficiently.”

ZHADA COUNTY, CHINA - JUNE 12: (CHINA OUT) The ruins of the Guge Dynasty are seen at the Clay Forest in Ngari Area, located along the Elephant Spring River on June 12, 2007 in Zhada County of Tibet Autonomous Region, China. The Guge Kingdom was founded around 10th century which …