China Censors Gay Scenes in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’...

While the Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” was criticized by some Westerners for downplaying frontman Freddie Mercury’s queerness, a censored version of...

China and Global Academic Freedom

Yesterday, Human Rights Watch published a 12-point Code of Conduct for institutes of higher learning to adopt to aid in responding to Beijing’s threats to academic freedom...

U.S. Companies Fuel Surveillance in China

At Foreign Policy this week, Securing Democracy’s Lindsay Gorman and Matt Schrader described how American tech firms and institutions “are lending expertise, reputational...

Former Swedish Ambassador Under Investigation

Anna Lindstedt, Sweden’s former ambassador to China, is under criminal investigation for breaches of national security, Sarah Zheng reports at South China Morning Post. Lindstedt...

Guangdong Labor Activist Detained; Another Missing

In the latest development in a continuing crackdown on civil society activism and workers rights advocacy, authorities have recently detained two more labor activists in the Guangdong...

E.U. Faces Internal Division as Xi Visits the Continent...

Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit Europe on Thursday for a six-day trip to Italy, Monaco, and France. As Xi looks to strengthen ties with individual countries in the region...