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https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/three-us-lawmakers-propose-total-ban-stem-visas-chinese-students
US Lawmakers Propose Total Ban On STEM Visas For Chinese Students
Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:45

As the White House prepares to eject Chinese graduate students with ties to the PLA, three US lawmakers are taking things a step further - proposing a bill which would ban mainland Chinese students from studying STEM subjects in the United States.

Two senators and one House member said on Wednesday that the Secure Campus Act would bar Chinese nationals from obtaining visas for graduate or postgraduate studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students from Taiwan and Hong Kong would be exempt, according to SCMP.

"The Chinese Communist Party has long used American universities to conduct espionage on the United States," said Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AK), one of the bill's sponsors, adding "What’s worse is that their efforts exploit gaps in current law. It’s time for that to end."

"The Secure Campus Act will protect our national security and maintain the integrity of the American research enterprise."
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China Furious After Twitter Retroactively Tags Tweets From Top Officials
Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:50

Aside from a string of tweets from Jack Dorsey, Twitter's PR machine has been strangely quiet during the dust-up over the extremely controversial decision to tag several tweets from President Trump as "misinformation".

And now we know why. Among the reasons Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg cited for why social media companies shouldn't strive to be "arbiters of truth" is the Sisyphean task of filtering, screening and analyzing an endless stream of information. Given the massive user bases of these companies, consistency would be nearly impossible, opening the door to yet more accusations of bias. And for what?

Perhaps that's why Twitter has spent the last day or so retroactively tagging tweets from certain officials with the Chinese government that also contain "misinformation" - some of it claiming that the coronavirus originated in the US.

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Mouthpieces for Beijing, and for practically every government, even Venezuela and Iran (two countries that have drawn scrutiny from Twitter in the form of mass account-deletion) are active on Twitter. And one of the most effective arguments against Twitter's decision to label Trump's tweets is that the company hasn't done nearly enough to filter out far more sinister actors, like ISIS recruiters, or stooges from Russia, China, Iran and America's myriad geopolitical enemies - and some of our allies too.


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Meanwhile, Taiwan has continued to poke and prod at Beijing by speaking out in defense of Hong Kong. A top Taiwanese official said  prosperity and stability cannot be easily disrupted by separatist forces, rebutting Beijing’s accusations of “terrorism”.

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President Donald Trump’s pending social media executive order is likely “more bark than bite,” Height Capital Markets analysts Chase White and Clayton Allen wrote in a note, citing news reports suggesting the order will address Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, the liability shield intended to protect Internet platforms from content posted on their sites.

But whatever happens, we'll definitely be keeping an eye on the Ayatollah's twitter feed. Will the company dare to apply these misinformation labels to Iran's supreme leader?



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https://www.breitbart.com/asia/2020/06/04/victims-communism-tiananmen-square/
Chinese Dissidents at Tiananmen Square Remembrance: ‘The Appeasement Must End’
Frances Martel 4 Jun 2020

Chinese dissidents and human rights advocates gathered online Wednesday evening for a candlelight vigil to remember those killed during the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, urging the world not to look away or tolerate communist China’s crimes.
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Chen made the case that the communist regime’s “existence poses great threats to the freedom, security, and health of the people around the world. … in short, if the CCP evil regime is not destroyed, the world would not have real security and freedom.”

“When a regime runs roughshod on its own people, it will sooner or later bring disasters beyond its border in one way or another,” Jianli Yang, the founder and president of Citizen Power Initiatives for China, said at the event, making the argument that an appropriated outraged global responses to the Tiananmen massacre would have prevented an emboldened China from deceiving the world on the coronavirus pandemic.

It is a well-established fact that if, when the coronavirus first broke out in Wuhan, there had been any space in society and government to sound the alarm – if the government had not suppressed the truth and misled the world – hundreds of thousands of lives would have been saved,” Yang said. “By the same token, if the Chinese communist regime, instead of slaughtering the Tiananmen protesters, had accepted their request of political reform, the world would not have been plunged into the catastrophe we are experiencing today.”

Leaked Chinese documents show that the first diagnosed cases of novel coronavirus in Wuhan were identified in November 2019. China did not make public the discovery of a new virus until January, and multiple reports have revealed evidence that Beijing pressured the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) to hide evidence that the virus was transmissible from person to person.

Pastor Bob Fu, the head of the Christian human rights organization China Aid, asserted that Beijing is using “the same pattern of lying, covering up, and afflicting so many millions of lives” in its response to the pandemic as it did with the crackdown in 1989.

The Chinese Communist Party has been claiming [throughout] the past 31 years that nobody had been killed in Tiananmen Square, so they are good at telling lies and covering up,” Fu said. “A year ago, the Chinese communist regime unleashed this coronavirus, the Communist Party virus, to not only afflict millions of Chinese, but still afflicting millions, hundreds of millions of citizens around the globe.”

“Because of that, millions of American children and throughout the world are not able to go to school. Millions of moms cannot send their children, cannot bring their children to churches, the synagogues, to mosques. This is a crime against humanity,” he affirmed.


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https://news.yahoo.com/cant-run-away-hong-kong-161721248.html
Police tried to ban Tiananmen vigil. Instead, thousands showed up, united with new demands
[LA Times]
Alice Su, Laurel Chor
,LA Times•June 4, 2020


Participants on Thursday display five fingers, signifying their five demands, during a vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park for the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. (Kin Cheung / Associated Press)

What was supposed to be a banned event commemorating the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre instead became one of Hong Kong’s most unifying vigils in 31 years, as the old themes of accountability for massacre victims merged with new demands for democracy and autonomy in the city.

Police had banned the annual vigil — which usually draws more than 100,000 people to mourn the pro-democracy protesters killed by soldiers and tanks in Beijing on June 4, 1989 — on grounds of public health, citing coronavirus concerns. They set up metal barricades around Victoria Park and mobilized 3,000 riot police to guard the city Thursday night.

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But when dusk fell, fears seemed to melt away as thousands of people streamed into Victoria Park, pushing the barricades over and turning them into benches, lighting candles and lifting cellphones alight with candle images as they sang pro-democracy songs in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Similar scenes sprouted in other parts of the city at the same time, with hundreds of people lighting candles in parks, outside subway stations, on the streets and along the harbor in defiance of police orders.



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Re: Trump starts Cold War 4 Military Industrial Complex & Tai Pan
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https://www.breitbart.com/asia/2020/06/04/victims-communism-tiananmen-square/
Chinese Dissidents at Tiananmen Square Remembrance: ‘The Appeasement Must End’
Frances Martel 4 Jun 2020




Considering that Trump is deploying the army to crush an uprising this is kinda hilarious.



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Re: Trump starts Cold War 4 Military Industrial Complex & Tai Pan
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Oh, So you admit the CCP murdered hundreds of people in response to Tiananmen Square massacre[


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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/tiananmen-square-massacre-death-toll-secret-cable-british-ambassador-1989-alan-donald-a8126461.html
At least 10,000 people died in Tiananmen Square massacre, secret British cable from the time alleged

Secret document suggested death toll was much higher than later reported, while claiming wounded students were bayoneted as they begged for their lives and the burnt remains of victims were 'hosed down the drains'
Adam Lusher
Saturday 23 December 2017 16:42

The death toll from the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre was at least 10,000 people, killed by a Chinese army unit whose troops were likened to “primitives”, a secret British diplomatic cable alleged.

The newly declassified document, written little more than 24 hours after the massacre, gives a much higher death toll than the most commonly used estimates which only go up to about 3,000.

It also provides horrific detail of the massacre, alleging that wounded female students were bayoneted as they begged for their lives, human remains were “hosed down the drains”, and a mother was shot as she tried to go to the aid of her injured three-year-old daughter.

Written on 5 June 1989 by Sir Alan Donald, the then-British ambassador to China, the hitherto secret cable has now been placed in the UK National Archives at Kew, where it was found by the news website HK01.
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Considering that Trump is deploying the army to crush an uprising this is kinda hilarious.



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« Reply #79 on: Jul 04, 2020, 03:48:27 pm »
 

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Hong Kong Lives Matter ?

https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2020-07-02/liberate-hong-kong-revolution-of-our-times-slogan-is-illegal-government-says
Hong Kong Man Accused of Terrorism in First Use of New China Security Law
By Reuters, Wire Service Content July 2, 2020, at 10:59 p.m.
By Jessie Pang and Anne Marie Roantree

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A man carrying a "Liberate Hong Kong" sign as he drove a motorcycle into police at a protest against the territory's Chinese rulers became on Friday the first person charged with inciting separatism and terrorism under a new security law.

Beijing imposed the legislation on the former British colony earlier this week despite protests from Hong Kongers and Western nations, setting China's freest city and a major financial hub on a more authoritarian track.

Critics say the law - which punishes crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison - is aimed at crushing dissent and a long-running campaign for greater democracy.

Police say 23-year-old Tong Ying-kit rammed and injured some officers at an illegal protest on Wednesday. A video online showed a motorbike knocking over several officers on a narrow street before the driver falls over and is arrested.

Tong, who was hospitalised after the incident, was charged less than 24 hours after the city government said the slogan he was carrying - "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times" - connotes separatism or subversion under the new law.

The rallying cry appears on placards, T-shirts, and post-it notes stuck to walls around Hong Kong.

China's parliament adopted the security law after sometimes violent protests last year triggered by fears Beijing was stifling freedoms, guaranteed by a "one country, two systems" formula agreed when Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

Authorities in Beijing and Hong Kong say the law aims at a few "troublemakers" and not wider rights that underpin the city's role as a gateway for capital flows in and out of China.
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https://www.yahoo.com/news/hundreds-arrested-hong-kong-protests-162941442.html
Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong protests
•July 1, 2020

Hong Kong police arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday (July 1) as protesters took to the streets in defiance of sweeping security legislation introduced by China.


Hong Kong police fired pepper pellets before arresting protesters inside and outside the luxurious Times Square shopping mall.

Police said they had made more than 300 arrests for illegal assembly and other offences, with nine involving suspected violations of the new law.

Earlier on Wednesday, water cannon was fired, and riot police used pepper spray on protesters and press at close range.

China unveiled the details of the much-anticipated law on Tuesday (June 30) after weeks of uncertainty.


A top Beijing official calling the law a birthday gift to Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong Lives Matter ?



Hong Kong lives matter, but this has been on cards ever since Conservative Goddess - Maggie Thatcher gave away Hong Kong with no strings attached, back to China.

To discuss Hong Kong, without the context of history, is what is going on in the media. With out any understanding of the background, its easy to portray China as the villain. But, I suggest people find out exactly how the British Empire, along with other Colonial Powers managed to pull stunts like "acquiring a lease for Hong Kong" . . . would your country lease an island off your coast to a hostile genocidal foreign power ?

Its important to understand, because it effects why China behaves the way it does today, and it has absolutely nothing to do with it being nominally a communist country, that propaganda theme is the height of ignorance. Imagine a person in China reporting the current events in America - without having any knowledge of the background history, its not going to make much sense.



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its easy to portray China as the villain.

Lets just say the commies sweethearts... are coming to put a belt on you ..

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/03/britain-could-change-immigration-rules-for-hong-kong-citizens
Boris Johnson lays out visa offer to nearly 3m Hong Kong citizens

UK prime minister says all eligible for BNO passport can apply if China cuts freedoms

Boris Johnson has opened the path to what he called one of the “biggest changes” to the British visa system, stating he was ready to offer a right to live and work in the UK to any of the nearly 3 million Hong Kong citizens eligible for a British National Overseas passport.

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“If China imposes its national security law, the British government will change its immigration rules and allow any holder of these passports from Hong Kong to come to the UK for a renewable period of 12 months and be given further immigration rights including the right to work which would place them on the route to citizenship.”



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Lets just say the commies sweethearts... are coming to put a belt on you ..




With out understanding the background History, it would be easy to end up regurgitating propaganda originating from the modern day descendants of the East India Company. Those descendents still run Hong Kong, the Tai Pan is the biggest employer second only to the govt . . . But, hey, ignore me if you want, go buy your self an illuminati supporters T-shirt.

First Opium War
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Opium_War

William Jardine - Tai Pan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jardine_(merchant)

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Mao was a Yali ...


Chairman Prescott S. Bush, Jr, (USA—China Chamber of Commerce)

Former US diplomat exposes how US actually helped communist China instead of KMT
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The U.S. had now become aligned with the British which considered Chiang Kai-Shek an enemy.
Also they could not allow Shek to take Manchuria and the opium trade....

Many do not know that Japan was a British ally in the drug trade up until WWII.

https://archive.org/details/TheEmpireOftheCity
THE EMPIRE OF "The City"
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War and Period                British Allies                British Opponent
Opium War, 184@1843   England and France   Chinese Dynasty
Revolution, 1867-1858   England and France   Chinese Nationalists
Storming of Pekin, 1860   England and France   Chines Dynasty
Revolution, 1860-1885   England and France   Chinese Nationalists
Yellow War, 1894-1895   Japan and (England)   Chinese Dynasty
Revolution, 1898                England-France-Japan   Chinese Nationalists
Boxer War, 1900-1901   All the Great Powers   Chinese Nationalists
Revolution, 1911                England-France-Japan   Chinese Nationalists
Revolution, 19281927   England, France, Japan, Portugal, Spain and Holland   Gen. Chiang Kai-shek
Manchurian Conquest, 1931   Japan                           Gen. Chiang Kai-shek

http://www.smu.ca/academic/arts/sociology/bios/documents/lecture-6-7-3133-hand.pdf
Japan’s Drug Policies in East Asia

Japanese narcotics sales had already been a common practice in China during World War I. The Japanese used drugs as a weapon of war to undermine China’s capacity for resistance. Prior to and during World War II, Japan’s military in occupied Manchuria (Manchukuo), had the task and cost of subjugating northern China, relied on drug sales to finance its operations. Japanese navy gun boats transported drugs manufactured in laboratories controlled by the army. In fact, the military had set up a system of some seven thousand pharmacies which sold opium and heroin to the population.

In occupied Manchuria, the Japanese not only promoted opium cultivation but its refinement into smoking opium and sale to the population. In 1931, it was estimated that one in 120 Manchurians was habituated to drugs. By 1938, one of every forty Manchurians was addicted. In fact, the League of Nations repeatedly admonished the Japanese drug policies in occupied Manchuria. In its 1937 report the League’s Opium Advisory Committee specifically referred to the clandestine manufacture and the illicit traffic in narcotic drugs undertaken by Japanese subjects in China in the territories under Japanese influences, claiming that the situation had deteriorated to an alarming extent. Japan earned US$300 million annually during the 1930s from the distribution and sale of Manchurian opium and heroin.

A Japanese army manual explained the strategy as follows: “The use of narcotics is unworthy of a superior race like the Japanese. Only inferior races, races that are decadent like the Chinese, Europeans, and the East Indians, are addicted to the use of narcotics. This is why they are destined to become our servants and eventually disappear.”

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https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/10800-assault-weapons-parts-seized-cbp-louisville
10,800 Assault Weapons Parts Seized by CBP in Louisville
June 26, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky
—At the Express Consignment Operations hubs in Louisville U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized a shipment from China that contained over 10,000 Assault Weapons parts being smuggled into the country. 

The shipment was seized on May 22. Officers inspected the item, which was arriving from Shenzhen, China, destined for a residence in Melbourne, Florida. The parcel was manifested as containing 100 Steel Pin Samples. This is a common practice of smugglers manifesting the contraband as a harmless or a legitimate commodity in hopes of eluding further examination.


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Media coverage relies on the almighty make the mistake of forgetting that both Hong Kong and Taiwan are not independent countries, they are the stolen property of China.



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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiwan_under_Japanese_rule
Japanese Taiwan was the period of Taiwan and the Penghu Islands under Japanese rule between 1895 and 1945.

Taiwan became a dependency of Japan in 1895 when the Qing dynasty of China ceded Taiwan Province in the Treaty of Shimonoseki after Japanese victory in the First Sino-Japanese War.
The short-lived Republic of Formosa resistance movement was suppressed by Japanese troops and quickly defeated in the Capitulation of Tainan, ending organized resistance to Japanese occupation and inaugurated five decades of Japanese rule. Taiwan was Japan's first overseas colony and can be viewed as the first steps in implementing their "Southern Expansion Doctrine" of the late 19th century. Japanese intentions were to turn Taiwan into a showpiece "model colony" with much effort made to improve the island's economy, public works, industry, cultural Japanization, and to support the necessities of Japanese military aggression in the Asia-Pacific.

https://listverse.com/2017/03/01/10-filthy-facts-about-the-private-life-of-chairman-mao-tse-tung/
He Said He ‘Washed Himself Inside The Bodies Of His Women’




Media coverage relies on the almighty make the mistake of forgetting that both Hong Kong and Taiwan are not independent countries, they are the stolen property of China.



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Can 20 Million Han Chinese have a country independent of the Commies ?

Can 7 million Hong Kong people be independent of the Commies ? ...
https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/china-hong-kong-sar-population/
The current population of the Hong Kong  is 7,497,730
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Hong_Kong
According to the 2016 by-census, 92% of the Hong Kong population is ethnic Chinese.




https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/is-taiwan-a-country.html
Is Taiwan a Country?
October 12 2017 in World Facts

This island covers a total area of 13,976 square miles and has a population size of approximately 23.55 million. Taiwan has a total gross domestic product (GDP) of $1.177 trillion and per capita GDP of $24,027. The size of its population and economy make Taiwan the largest non-United Nations member in the world.
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Taiwan was under the control of the Japanese Empire until the end of World War II. At this time, United States forces sent the Chinese military to Taiwan to accept its surrender in October of 1945. After receiving the formal surrender, the Chinese military general referred to that day as Taiwan Retrocession Day, an unofficial holiday in China that still exists today. This day supposedly marked the moment that Taiwan was integrated into the Republic of China (ROC).

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Taiwan

The population of Taiwan, officially known as the Republic of China, is approximately 23.57 million,[1] spread across a total land area of about 36,000 km2; it is the seventeenth most densely populated country in the world, with a population density of about 651 inhabitants per square kilometer.
 

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Tibet enslaved by China ...
It's NOT the PRC its the SCC  there's no republic in china ( except in Taiwan) ... its the Slaves of Communist China











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Free Chinese in Taiwan ! ROC rocks ... 










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The family edition of Fresh off the Boat brings you father-son hang time with Eddie and his dad in Taipei. The Huang men catch up over the most meticulously crafted dumplings in the world, and pay visit to Eddie's grandpa's resting place in Yang Ming Shan.

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Huang's World = Season 1 Episode 6  — Taiwan

Eddie Huang heads to his parents' homeland and explores the complex history of the Taiwanese people to try and understand his own cultural identity as a Chinese-Taiwanese-American.










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https://nypost.com/2020/07/08/china-puts-visa-restrictions-on-us-citizens-over-tibet/
China puts visa restrictions on US citizens over Tibet
By Emily Jacobs
July 8, 2020

China announced Wednesday it will impose visa restrictions on US citizens engaged in what it called “egregious conduct” with regard to Tibet, the mountainous region that China has been accused of illegally incorporating after invading it in 1950.

The announcement, made by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, warned that the move would target “US individuals with egregious conduct related to Tibet issues,” without further elaboration.
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“Beijing has continued systematically to obstruct travel to the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) and other Tibetan areas by U.S. diplomats and other officials, journalists, and tourists, while PRC officials and other citizens enjoy far greater access to the United States,” Pompeo’s statement read.
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The developments with Tibet come as tensions continue to mount between the US and China, as relations worsen over issues related to the coronavirus pandemic and Hong Kong.

In late June, Pompeo announced that the US would cease exporting US-origin defense equipment to Hong Kong as mainland China tightened its grip on the city.
“We urge the US to stop interfering in China’s internal affairs with Tibet-related issues … so as to avoid further damage to China-US relations,” the spokesman continued.
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China offered a tit-for-tat response soon after, imposing its own visa ban on Americans who interfered with matters relating to Hong Kong.

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https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-bans-cruz-rubio-smith-brownback-criticism-71747844
China sanctions Cruz, Rubio, Smith, Brownback for criticism
China says it will impose sanctions on three U.S. lawmakers and one ambassador in response to similar actions taken by the U.S. against Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses against Muslims in the Xinjiang region
By The Associated Press
July 13, 2020, 4:50 AM

BEIJING -- China said Monday it will impose sanctions on three U.S. lawmakers and one ambassador in response to similar actions taken by the U.S. last week against Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses against Muslims in the Xinjiang region.

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, Rep. Chris Smith and Ambassador for Religious Freedom Sam Brownback were targeted, as was the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. The four have been critical of the ruling Communist Party’s policies toward minority groups and people of faith.

Foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said the U.S. move had “seriously damaged China-U.S. relations” and that China was determined to uphold its national sovereignty against what it sees as interference in its internal affairs.
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Penalties for trading with China ... Pandemic diseases ... global costs Trillions of Dollars and thousands of Lives
Good people in China were not allowed or were disappeared from warning the world of this new disease and now the world suffers.

The commies cant have any free Chinese anywhere ... It makes the PRC look really bad ...  and they think they own them all

With Being a world power comes responsibility ... Suck on it PRC ...


https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/beijing-sanctions-lockheed-martin-over-torpedos-taiwan-arms-deal
Beijing Sanctions Lockheed Martin Over "Torpedos For Taiwan" Arms Deal

When we first reported on a deal affectionately nicknamed "torpedoes for Taiwan" back in May, we warned that the latest Trump-approved arms sales to China's renegade province - in direct defiance of President Xi's demand that foreign powers stay away from Taiwan - could sharply accelerate the decoupling between the world's two largest economies.

And judging by the news this morning, it looks like we were on to something. To wit, stocks in Asia and Europe are trading in the red after China warned it would impose sanctions on US defense contractor Lockheed Martin after Washington approved the $620 million deal for Taiwan to buy parts to refurbish defensive missiles made by the company.

After announcing the sanctions, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian called on the US to cut military ties with Taiwan to avoid "further harm to bilateral relations."

"China firmly opposes U.S. arms sales to Taiwan," Zhao said. "We will impose sanctions on the main contractor of this arms sale, Lockheed Martin."
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Last night, the Trump Administration confirmed that it would no longer recognize China's claims to the South China Sea, a policy change that will further escalate military tensions between the two world powers.



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Penalties for trading with China ... Pandemic diseases ... global costs Trillions of Dollars and thousands of Lives
Good people in China were not allowed or were disappeared from warning the world of this new disease and now the world suffers.

The commies cant have any free Chinese anywhere ... It makes the PRC look really bad ...  and they think they own them all

With Being a world power comes responsibility ... Suck on it PRC ...


https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/beijing-sanctions-lockheed-martin-over-torpedos-taiwan-arms-deal
Beijing Sanctions Lockheed Martin Over "Torpedos For Taiwan" Arms Deal

When we first reported on a deal affectionately nicknamed "torpedoes for Taiwan" back in May, we warned that the latest Trump-approved arms sales to China's renegade province - in direct defiance of President Xi's demand that foreign powers stay away from Taiwan - could sharply accelerate the decoupling between the world's two largest economies.

And judging by the news this morning, it looks like we were on to something. To wit, stocks in Asia and Europe are trading in the red after China warned it would impose sanctions on US defense contractor Lockheed Martin after Washington approved the $620 million deal for Taiwan to buy parts to refurbish defensive missiles made by the company.

After announcing the sanctions, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian called on the US to cut military ties with Taiwan to avoid "further harm to bilateral relations."

"China firmly opposes U.S. arms sales to Taiwan," Zhao said. "We will impose sanctions on the main contractor of this arms sale, Lockheed Martin."
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Last night, the Trump Administration confirmed that it would no longer recognize China's claims to the South China Sea, a policy change that will further escalate military tensions between the two world powers.

China communist - L O L  ::)

In 2019 China had over 300 billionaires which put the country second in the world, after the United States. Also consider that they are going to over take the USA, which has inherited wealth, wereas China are NEW Billionaires, so realistically they have already overtaken the USA.

What next, the Democrats are advocates of Democracy, Hitler was Socialist , come on give us a laugh.



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Oh so the PRC commies are really just capitalist globalist slavers ... 


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/1470384/Harrow-to-export-tradition-by-opening-Beijing-branch.html
Harrow to export tradition by opening Beijing branch -  Aug 2004

Harrow School, the alma mater of old boys from Sir Winston Churchill to Sir Mark Thatcher, is to take advantage of China's communist reforms by opening a branch in Beijing.

The school, to be operated under franchise by a Hong Kong businessman, will teach A-levels and English language from next year.

It is not the first public school to have begun operating in China - Dulwich College opened a branch in Shanghai last year and has plans for others in Beijing and Suzhou. But Harrow is the first to target local Chinese, rather than the expatriate community.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bo_Xilai
Bo Xilai (simplified Chinese: 薄熙来; traditional Chinese: 薄熙來; pinyin: Bó Xīlái; born July 1949) is the current CPC Chongqing Committee Secretary, first-in-charge of the Western interior municipality and a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China. Between 2004 and November 2007 he was Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China.
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In 1966, shortly after the Cultural Revolution was called, Bo and his family were imprisoned for five years, after which they were placed in a labour camp for another five years. After the death of Mao Zedong, in 1976, the members of the Gang of Four were officially blamed for the chaos of the Cultural Revolution, and Bo's family was released. During the ten years of their detainment Bo's father was tortured and his mother was beaten to death. According to Hong Kong based media http://www.stnn.cc/(Chinese:星岛环球网),
Bo was one of the Red Guards during the Cultural Revolution
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They have one son, Bo Guagua. He was the first student from mainland China to attend Harrow School for boys in the UK
[citation needed]. . Guagua was later accepted to Balliol College, Oxford, where he started studying for a PPE degree in 2006.

China communist - L O L  ::)

In 2019 China had over 300 billionaires which put the country second in the world, after the United States. Also consider that they are going to over take the USA, which has inherited wealth, wereas China are NEW Billionaires, so realistically they have already overtaken the USA.

What next, the Democrats are advocates of Democracy, Hitler was Socialist , come on give us a laugh.



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Brutal: Under Tough Questioning, China's Ambassador to the UK Can't Explain Disturbing Video of Uighurs

Guy Benson@guypbenson
|Posted: Jul 21, 2020 1:30 PM

BBC, which has done important work highlighting China's program of grotesque human rights abuses against the Uighur minority population in Xinjiang. We highlighted the network's extraordinary expose that aired last year, and now one of their hosts has done an additional journalistic service by confronting Beijing's ambassador to London with shocking, recently-resurfaced images of what appear to be detained Uighurs being forced onto trains. Andrew Marr repeatedly pressed Liu Xiaoming to explain what was happening in the now-viral clip, reducing the Communist regime's diplomat to a string of non-sequiturs and dissembling, which were fact-checked in real time. This is superb:

https://twitter.com/i/status/1284784810200838145
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Marr refocuses on the question at hand, demanding to know "why people are kneeling blindfolded and shaven, and being led to trains, in modern China." Liu says he doesn't know how the video came into public view, tossing out a theory that perhaps it was a routine prison transfer. Rather than answering what is happening in the drone footage, Liu repeatedly says he doesn't know how BBC came into possession of it.
.,,,

He also insists that population control restrictions and forced abortions aren't occurring, but a recent Associated Press report demonstrates otherwise:

The Chinese government is taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities as part of a sweeping campaign to curb its Muslim population, even as it encourages some of the country’s Han majority to have more children. While individual women have spoken out before about forced birth control, the practice is far more widespread and systematic than previously known, according to an AP investigation based on government statistics, state documents and interviews with 30 ex-detainees, family members and a former detention camp instructor. The campaign over the past four years in the far west region of Xinjiang is leading to what some experts are calling a form of “demographic genocide.”...

This is repugnant, and it's clear that Liu is flagrantly lying -- which is par for the course with Beijing, on numerous fronts. The Trump administration recently imposed sanctions against Chinese officials linked to the human rights violations against Xinjiang's Uighurs. The US government has also harshly criticized China's unlawful crackdown in Hong Kong, which was outrageously endorsed by the United Nations' body allegedly devoted to protecting human rights. In case you missed it, I discussed these matters with President Trump's National Security Advisor last week as he returned home from Paris.
The state regularly subjects minority women to pregnancy checks, and forces intrauterine devices, sterilization and even abortion on hundreds of thousands, the interviews and data show. Even while the use of IUDs and sterilization has fallen nationwide, it is rising sharply in Xinjiang. The population control measures are backed by mass detention both as a threat and as a punishment for failure to comply. Having too many children is a major reason people are sent to detention camps...Police raid homes, terrifying parents as they search for hidden children...The result of the birth control campaign is a climate of terror around having children, as seen in interview after interview.


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https://www.forbes.com/sites/siminamistreanu/2020/03/02/study-links-nike-adidas-and-apple-to-forced-uighur-labor/#de328e11003d

Mar 2, 2020,11:10am EST
Study Links Nike, Adidas And Apple To Forced Uighur Labor

Nike, Adidas, Apple, Microsoft and Samsung are among 83 multinationals that have been linked to forced labor by Uighurs in factories across China, according to a new study by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). According to the researchers, Uighurs, a persecuted ethnic minority from China’s western Xinjiang region, have been funneled to work in factories in other provinces under conditions “that strongly suggest forced labour.”

The report estimates that more than 80,000 Uighurs were transferred to work in factories across China between 2017 and 2019. The period coincides with China’s campaign of mass internment of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, which the government says is needed to root out terrorism and separatism. Some Uighurs have allegedly been placed in these factories straight from the internment camps in Xinjiang, where experts estimate more than 1.5 million members of ethnic minorities are being held.
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Uighurs’ placement in factories outside Xinjiang has been conducted under a central government policy known as “Xinjiang Aid.” Factory bosses receive cash compensations for each Uighur worker they employ. Some companies have even advertised their ability to supply Uighur workers through online bookings. One such ad, claiming to be able to supply 1,000 Uighur workers aged 16 to 18 years, read: “The advantages of Xinjiang workers are: semi-military style management, can withstand hardship, no loss of personnel … Minimum order 100 workers!”

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https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-23/video-uyghurs-shaved-blindfolded-xinjiang-train-station-china/11537628
'Deeply disturbing' footage surfaces of blindfolded Uyghurs at train station in Xinjiang
By Erin Handley

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGYoeJ5U7cQ&feature=youtu.be
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Australia's Foreign Minister and members of the Uyghur community have condemned a "deeply disturbing" and "horrifying" video of Uyghurs in China's Xinjiang that has surfaced online.

The footage purportedly shows dozens of Uyghur men — their heads freshly shaved —blindfolded with their hands tied behind their backs during a mass transfer at a train station in the north-west region of China.

The video, posted to YouTube last week anonymously by War on Fear, has been verified as authentic by Nathan Ruser, a satellite analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.

Mr Ruser said by zooming in on Google Earth details like the shadow cast from a pole or the planting of bushes, he could determine the footage was shot in either April or August in 2018 at a train station west of the city of Korla.

"Through all of those methods I was able to basically verify that that video is legitimate," he told the ABC.

"They take journalists and diplomats on very guided, very manicured tours around the region, to particular camps to highlight what they call progress and human rights in the region.

"However, this video undercuts that narrative and shows clearly the very inhumane treatment that detained individuals get in the system, in the crackdown that started in 2017 in western China."



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College Pals From China Became Among Most Prolific Hackers Ever, U.S. Says

Justice Department accuses pair of hacking Covid-19 research, military secrets and dissidents
By Ryan Gallagher
and Michael Riley
July 21, 2020, 5:17 PM PDT

They were former classmates who studied computer technologies at an electrical engineering college in southwestern China's Sichuan province. But instead of a conventional post-college career path, Li Xiaoyu and Dong Jiazhi embarked on a global hacking spree that became one of the most prolific ever tracked by the FBI, according to Justice Department officials and an indictment unsealed Tuesday.


The duo engaged in criminal hacking for their own personal profit, stealing trade secrets worth hundreds of millions of dollars, the indictment alleges. But they also worked to further the goals of China’s Ministry of State Security, stealing foreign military secrets and targeting opponents of the Chinese state, according to the U.S.

Over the course of more than ten years, Li and Dong allegedly stole secrets related to military satellite programs, wireless networks, and counter-chemical weapons system. They also targeted computer games companies, a cancer research organization, a solar energy company and the private emails of Chinese dissidents, according to the indictment.

Senior Justice Department officials stressed that the case showed how China was using criminal hackers to do some of its dirtiest work – including stealing research on possible vaccines and treatments for Covid-19, which was among the duo’s most recent alleged targets.
...

Although China has made criminal prosecutions of hackers a point of pride, in this case the duo’s activities bought them protection from Chinese authorities, according to the indictment.  The idea of hacker working on the state’s behalf and for personal profit is a model normally associated with Russia.
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China’s theft of corporate secrets has been known for some time, but Tuesday’s indictment adds details likely to further embarrass the country and its spies. The indictment even gives the address of a secret MSS facility in Guangzhou, along with a photo. Spies everywhere prefer to work in the shadows, not in an MSS facility across from Hong Kong whose location was broadcast to the world.
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The Chinese hate being indicted, because if they go overseas they never know if they’re going to find an Interpol red notice,’’ Lewis said. ``So indictments are effective.’’



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https://news.yahoo.com/us-adds-chinese-fentanyl-ring-sanctions-blacklist-154415776.html
US adds Chinese in fentanyl ring to sanctions blacklist
July 17, 2020

Washington (AFP) - The US Treasury named four individuals and one company as important figures in a leading Chinese fentanyl manufacturing and trafficking group, boosting pressure on China to take action against it.

The Treasury said Songyan Ji, Longbao Zhang, Guifeng Cheng, and Guangfu Zheng, and Global United Biotechnology Inc. were all part of the Shanghai-based Zheng Drug Trafficking Organization of Fujing Zheng, who was indicted by the Justice department in 2018.

Zheng's gang, according to the Treasury, has produced and shipped large amounts of deadly synthetic opioids like fentanyl and carfentanil, which is 100 times more potent than fentanyl, to the United States where they fuel an epidemic of addiction and overdoses.

The four Chinese named Friday to the Treasury sanctions blacklist have been instrumental in facilitating payments for the Zheng group, it said.

Global United Biotechnology is run by Zheng as "a virtual storefront" for the trafficking group, which processes payments using virtual currencies like bitcoin to launder proceeds through China and Hong Kong-based companies, it said.

The Treasury did not say whether China, amid deteriorating relations with the United States, has taken action against the group.


"Fujing Zheng remains in China," it said in a statement.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Two Chinese Nationals Charged with Operating Global Opioid and Drug Manufacturing Conspiracy Resulting in Deaths

While in Cleveland, Ohio, Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the unsealing of a 43-count indictment in federal court in Cleveland, which charges two Chinese citizens with operating a conspiracy that manufactured and shipped deadly fentanyl analogues and 250 other drugs to at least 25 countries and 37 states.  The indictment also alleges the drugs sold by the group directly led to the fatal overdoses of two people in Akron, Ohio.

Fujing Zheng, aka Gordon Jin, 35, and his father Guanghua Zheng, 62, both of whom reside in Shanghai, China, are charged with conspiracy to manufacture and distribute controlled substances, conspiracy to import controlled substances into the United States, operating a continued criminal enterprise, money laundering and other crimes. The charges carry a potential sentence of life imprisonment because the drugs involved resulted in death, and the defendants’ conduct qualifies for an enhancement under the kingpin statute.



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https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2020/07/23/chinese-scientist-hiding-consulate-san-francisco/5492095002/
FBI believes Chinese researcher with links to Beijing's military in hiding in consulate in San Francisco
Kim Hjelmgaard
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The FBI believes that a Chinese scientist with links to Beijing's military is hiding out in China's consulate in San Francisco to evade arrest after she was accused of visa fraud, according to filings in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco.

The revelation comes after Washington said it ordered Beijing to close its consulate in Houston by Friday amid espionage accusations – a move China vowed to retaliate against as relations between the two superpowers plumb new lows over the coronavirus pandemic, trade and Beijing's move to claim more authority over Hong Kong.

According to the court filings, Tang Juan, a biology researcher at the University of California-Davis, was questioned by the FBI on June 20 and charged with visa fraud six days later. Investigators say she falsely claimed on her visa application that she had not served in the Chinese military. But photos of her in a Chinese military uniform were discovered, and it was later found that she had been a researcher at China’s Air Force Military Medical University (FMMU), according to the filings.



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https://news.yahoo.com/us-adds-chinese-fentanyl-ring-sanctions-blacklist-154415776.html
US adds Chinese in fentanyl ring to sanctions blacklist
July 17, 2020

Washington (AFP) - The US Treasury named four individuals and one company as important figures in a leading Chinese fentanyl manufacturing and trafficking group, boosting pressure on China to take action against it.

The Treasury said Songyan Ji, Longbao Zhang, Guifeng Cheng, and Guangfu Zheng, and Global United Biotechnology Inc. were all part of the Shanghai-based Zheng Drug Trafficking Organization of Fujing Zheng, who was indicted by the Justice department in 2018.

Zheng's gang, according to the Treasury, has produced and shipped large amounts of deadly synthetic opioids like fentanyl and carfentanil, which is 100 times more potent than fentanyl, to the United States where they fuel an epidemic of addiction and overdoses.

The four Chinese named Friday to the Treasury sanctions blacklist have been instrumental in facilitating payments for the Zheng group, it said.

Global United Biotechnology is run by Zheng as "a virtual storefront" for the trafficking group, which processes payments using virtual currencies like bitcoin to launder proceeds through China and Hong Kong-based companies, it said.

The Treasury did not say whether China, amid deteriorating relations with the United States, has taken action against the group.


"Fujing Zheng remains in China," it said in a statement.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Two Chinese Nationals Charged with Operating Global Opioid and Drug Manufacturing Conspiracy Resulting in Deaths

While in Cleveland, Ohio, Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the unsealing of a 43-count indictment in federal court in Cleveland, which charges two Chinese citizens with operating a conspiracy that manufactured and shipped deadly fentanyl analogues and 250 other drugs to at least 25 countries and 37 states.  The indictment also alleges the drugs sold by the group directly led to the fatal overdoses of two people in Akron, Ohio.

Fujing Zheng, aka Gordon Jin, 35, and his father Guanghua Zheng, 62, both of whom reside in Shanghai, China, are charged with conspiracy to manufacture and distribute controlled substances, conspiracy to import controlled substances into the United States, operating a continued criminal enterprise, money laundering and other crimes. The charges carry a potential sentence of life imprisonment because the drugs involved resulted in death, and the defendants’ conduct qualifies for an enhancement under the kingpin statute.



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Don't know if I should laugh or cry . . . .

This still continues to this day, after all there is no Oil in Afghanistan, Iran is a Missing Key of the Golden Cresent, and Vietnam Laos Cambodia was again DRUG WAR.


If you really, really  want to end the current epidemic of opiod use, you need to lock up Amercian Doctors and American Big Pharma - not prosecute 2 Chinamen for infringing on their Monopoly.


America’s First Multimillionaire Got Rich Smuggling Opium
John Jacob Astor fed a growing international addiction—and helped fuel a 19th-century opioid crisis.

Erin Blakemore
https://www.history.com/news/john-jacob-astor-opium-fortune-millionaire

When business legend John Jacob Astor died in 1848, he was hailed as a titan of trade and praised as a sharp salesman with a taste for philanthropy. “There are few men whose biography would prove more instructive or more acceptable for the present age than the life of John Jacob Astor,”gushed one magazine in his obituary.

But today, one facet of the first multi-millionaire’s biography might seem to tarnish his shining legacy: his dabbling in smuggled opium. Astor’s enormous fortune was made in part by sneaking opium into China against imperial orders. The resulting riches made him one of the world’s most powerful merchants—and also helped create the world’s first widespread opioid epidemic.

Born in Germany, Astor’s enterprising spirit took him abroad when he was just 18. He ended up in the United States at a time when the country was in the midst of a new love affair with China.

As Astor began to sell furs in New York, he kept tabs on America’s new China trade. The country had a longstanding obsession with Chinese goods, especially the tea that had fueled revolutionary sentiment against the United Kingdom. During British rule, American trade was under England’s thumb, and the East India Company had a monopoly on trade with China. The Revolutionary War changed that, and the new United States, now free of the monopoly, could trade freely with China. American ships began to sail directly to Canton, and the flow of commerce that followed made millionaires out of the intrepid men who plunged into the trade.

Astor began to import Chinese tea and silks—and to flirt with another way to get in on the trade boom.

The China trade was an early engine of American investment,”notes Eric Jay Dolin for The Daily Beast. The merchants who became millionaires thanks to commerce with China also became philanthropists—but there was a downside. “These American fortunes, and all their good works…must be weighed against the damage that was done in acquiring them,” writes Dolin.

That damage took the form of drugs—namely, opium. Since there wasn’t much demand in China for western goods, England and the United States made up for it by providing something that was. They used the profits from opium to purchase tea, pottery and fabrics that they’d resell back home. This also allowed merchants to get around a big technical challenge: an international shortage of silver, the only currency the Chinese would take.

Opium was technically banned in China, but merchants like Astor found a way around the ban. Large ships containing gigantic hauls of opium met small vessels outside of legitimate ports and swiftly unloaded their illicit cargo. Bribery was common and officials who had taken bribes looked the other way instead of enforcing anti-opium laws.

Astor knew that British ships usually smuggled in premium opium from India, but he wanted to get a foothold in the opium trade. For his first salvo, he purchased 10 tons of Turkish opium in 1816. The quality wasn’t as high as Indian opium, but it was still in demand: dealers cut Indian opium with their Turkish supply. Astor shipped the opium to China in exchange for goods that he resold in the United States.

It isn’t clear how much opium Astor sold during his years as a drug smuggler, and the business was just a lucrative sideline to his even more profitable fur trade. But Astor is thought to have sold hundreds of thousands of pounds of opium between 1816 and 1825, when he stepped away from the China trade for good. According to historian John Kuo Wei Tchen, Astor even brought opium to New York, openly selling it and evenadvertising it in New York newspapers.

By selling opium, Astor was satisfying an international craving that would reach epidemic proportions during the 19th century. Opium use became rampant in China, where 3 million people smoked opium in the 1830s. By 1890, a full 10 percent of China’s population smoked opium. In a bid to curb opium use, imperial China banned producing or consuming the drug, even executing dealers and forcing users to wear heavy wooden collars and endure beatings.

Smugglers like Astor fed that demand without taking on too much risk; as Frederic Delano Grant, Jr. notes, American smugglers overlooked the consequences of the trade. “Perhaps the opium traders’ inability to see most Chinese as other than menials or curiosities helped them keep faceless the hundreds of thousands of Chinese who craved the drug they sold,”writes Grant.

Astor wasn’t the only American to make his fortune in part through opium smuggling: Warren Delano, Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s father, made millions engaging in what hecalled a “fair, honorable and legitimate” trade.

Opium smoking and injection of opium derivatives like morphine created hardcore drug users in England and the United States, but the main toll of opium use in the West was felt among casual users who started using opium under doctor’s orders. Opium use was socially acceptable and medically approved in some forms, and could be found in patent medicines prescribed for everything from pain to depression.

This led to widespread addiction and became, in effect, America’s first opioid epidemic. In 1859, Harper’s Magazinewrote of “glassy eyes in Fifth Avenue drawing-rooms and opera-stalls” and “permanently stupefied” babies—all people who took or were given opium in prescription or over-the-counter form. It would take until the late 19th century for American doctors to curb their prescriptions of opium derivatives to patients.

By then, opium abuse had devastated China and caused two wars. Astor, long since dead, had passed his fortune on to a family that became a Gilded Age fixture and dominated New York philanthropy and high society.

Astor’s reputation didn’t suffer from the trade—though it was illegal in China, Astor conducted his drug deals openly. But by participating in the opium trade in the early 1800s, he helped create a system that fueled addiction worldwide—and made millions while he was at it.



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College Pals From China Became Among Most Prolific Hackers Ever, U.S. Says

Justice Department accuses pair of hacking Covid-19 research, military secrets and dissidents
By Ryan Gallagher
and Michael Riley
July 21, 2020, 5:17 PM PDT

They were former classmates who studied computer technologies at an electrical engineering college in southwestern China's Sichuan province. But instead of a conventional post-college career path, Li Xiaoyu and Dong Jiazhi embarked on a global hacking spree that became one of the most prolific ever tracked by the FBI, according to Justice Department officials and an indictment unsealed Tuesday.


The duo engaged in criminal hacking for their own personal profit, stealing trade secrets worth hundreds of millions of dollars, the indictment alleges. But they also worked to further the goals of China’s Ministry of State Security, stealing foreign military secrets and targeting opponents of the Chinese state, according to the U.S.

Over the course of more than ten years, Li and Dong allegedly stole secrets related to military satellite programs, wireless networks, and counter-chemical weapons system. They also targeted computer games companies, a cancer research organization, a solar energy company and the private emails of Chinese dissidents, according to the indictment.

Senior Justice Department officials stressed that the case showed how China was using criminal hackers to do some of its dirtiest work – including stealing research on possible vaccines and treatments for Covid-19, which was among the duo’s most recent alleged targets.
...

Although China has made criminal prosecutions of hackers a point of pride, in this case the duo’s activities bought them protection from Chinese authorities, according to the indictment.  The idea of hacker working on the state’s behalf and for personal profit is a model normally associated with Russia.
...
China’s theft of corporate secrets has been known for some time, but Tuesday’s indictment adds details likely to further embarrass the country and its spies. The indictment even gives the address of a secret MSS facility in Guangzhou, along with a photo. Spies everywhere prefer to work in the shadows, not in an MSS facility across from Hong Kong whose location was broadcast to the world.
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The Chinese hate being indicted, because if they go overseas they never know if they’re going to find an Interpol red notice,’’ Lewis said. ``So indictments are effective.’’



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bwahahahhahhahah

Blame Russia, China, N.Korea and Iran . . .  Because they are enemies of the Empire, who cares about facts eh ?



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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Chinese spy spills secrets to expose Communist espionage | 60 Minutes Australia
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A Chinese spy defects to Australia. His shocking revelations are guaranteed to infuriate Beijing.  How China conducts questionable activities around the world, including its attempts to infiltrate the Australian government. Stream full episodes on 9Now: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 Subscribe here: http://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J



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US calls on China to stop coercing Uighurs to return after Turkey extradition report


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Beijing must “cease efforts to coerce” Uighur Muslims who fled the country to return, a US State Department spokesperson told Al Arabiya English on Monday, following reports that Turkey is sending Uighur refugees back to China.

“The United States will continue to call on the People’s Republic of China to immediately end its campaign of repression in Xinjiang, release all those arbitrarily detained, and cease efforts to coerce members of Muslim minority groups residing abroad to return to China to face an uncertain fate,” a State Department spokesperson told Al Arabiya English on Monday.

Turkey is sending Uighur refugees back home to China, where they face imprisonment and persecution, through third countries like Tajikistan, the Telegraph revealed on Sunday.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “is helping China repatriate Muslim dissidents by sending them to third countries before they return [to China],” the Telegraph reported.

For decades Uighur Muslims have sought refuge in Turkey from repression in China, which has detained one million Uighurs in “reeducation camps” that reportedly force them to renounce their religious identity.

Beijing considers many Uighurs to be extremists and claims they are dangerous to China’s national security.



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