December 2020

Despite Twitter being banned in China, Chinese diplomats and others living in the rest of the world continue to make use of it to push propaganda agendas:

Chinese authorities arrested journalists who had been reporting on the then emergent Covid-19 crisis in Wuhan, as well as arresting others trying to flee Hong Kong for Taiwan.

The EU finalised a trade deal with China, under heavy internal criticism for giving up too much, receiving too little and ignoring the numerous problems with China’s human rights, pollution and IP theft record.

The US Government put the Chinese firms Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation and DJI on an export blacklist.

The Atlantic writes that one of the main architects of Nazism has found support in China.

The Chinese company Huawei created racial facial recognition technology to be used by the Chinese police to identify Uighur Muslims and notify the police.