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Hong Kong

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On July 6, 2020
We haven’t blogged much about Hong Kong recently. The news, as readers probably now, has been pretty grim. On June 30, Beijing enacted a National Security Law that, in effect, ended any guarantee of Hong Kong’s separate political system. And today, the other shoe dropped. Hong Kong police will be authorised to conduct searches at […]
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Casey Michael on China’s mass internment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang: In China’s remote western province of Xinjiang, the Chinese government has begun constructing a series of internment camps larger than anything the world currently knows. Meant to house upwards of a million — and potentially more — of the region’s indigenous Muslim minority, known as […]
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Happy World Refugee Day!

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In General
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On June 20, 2018
Of all the ironies, today is World Refugee Day. Folks around the globe are hosting events that support refugee populations, that allow refugees to honor and express their hopes for their home countries, that consider the history of refugees that fled from their own shores. In the US, we are building concentration camps for tiny […]
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My research has mostly revolved around virtual witnessing, but after attending a recent show at Amnesty International headquarters in London I decided to look into another kind of witnessing. I was a “drama geek” through most of middle school and high school and then got involved in Shakespeare acting in college while studying International Relations […]
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