Posts Tagged ‘Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’

China bars Chinese bishops from travelling to see Pope in Mongolia

Monday, September 4th, 2023

Chinese authorities have prohibited Catholic bishops in China from travelling to Mongolia to meet with Pope Francis during his papal visit to the tiny Catholic community in the country bordering China to the north. The decision by the United Front Work Department of the Chinese Communist Party, first reported by America, the Jesuit magazine, is Read more

Tributes pour in for champion of China’s political reforms

Monday, November 21st, 2022

Chinese pro-democracy activists and dissidents from around the world paid tributes to Bao Tong, a former official of the Communist Party (CCP) and a champion of political reforms, who died last week. Tong, was a writer, political commentator, and activist who became the director of the Office of Political Reform of the CCP Central Committee. Read more

China ‘gutted’ press freedom in Hong Kong, sparking exodus of journalists

Thursday, October 20th, 2022

As ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping lauded his government for bringing “order from chaos” with a citywide crackdown on dissent in the wake of the 2019 protest movement, an international journalists’ group said press freedom has been “gutted” in the former British colony. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said it was Read more