29 January 2020

1. Tibet Specific
2. Human Rights Related [including Opinion] 3. China: Manipulation, Soft Power, Propaganda & Counter Reports [including Opinion] 4. Digital Security
5. Bigger Picture, Solidarity and Sanity; Blogs, Books and Resources to help activists

Tibet Specific:

The Diplomat| Hong Kong’s Present Echoes Tibet’s Past
The Print | How US bill on Tibet can check Chinese excesses, but why India’s hands are still tied
Deccan Herald | On Tibet, India must make up its mind
Outlook| India Needs To Adopt Its Version Of Tibet Policy
Human Rights Watch | China: Tibetan Monk Dies from Beating in Custody

Human Rights Related [including Opinion]:

Economic Times| China is in midst of worst human rights abuses: Report
Human Rights Watch| China’s Covid Success Story is Also a Human Rights Tragedy
Guardian | China in darkest period for human rights since Tiananmen, says rights group
The Hill | Biden can hold China accountable for human rights abuses by divesting now
Business Insider | The EU could throw out its landmark trade deal with China over concerns about Beijing’s human rights record
Forbes | ‘Let China Sleep, For When She Wakes, She Will Shake The World’

China: Manipulation, soft Power, Propaganda & Counter Reports

Economic Times| China wanted to show off its vaccines. It’s backfiring
The Print| Ladakh shows Russia won’t choose between India and China. It doesn’t want to
The Economic Times| Under Biden, China faces renewed trade pressure
The Print| China tests Biden’s resolve on Taiwan with show of military might
Mint| China is joining the global push to rein in tech giants
The Print |China’s ‘duality of cooperation & competition’ was evident before LAC standoff
– Jaishankar

Bigger Picture, Solidarity and Sanity; Blogs, Books and Resources to help activists

Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt – Chris Hedges
About the Author: Chris Hedges is a respected Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. He is also an ordained minister in a US mainline Presbyterian church. His website, truthdig.com provides editorial comment on issues shaping the headlines. His more recent writing addresses issues of class and justice in America. In his view the current, post-election state of America is a sign of the ‘collapse of democratic institutions, the pillaging of the economy by elites’. Hedges’ passionate critique of the American political, social and economic situation comes from someone within its intellectual elites and religious mainline.