China

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Chinese media: Press or propagandists?

The State Department recently designated five Chinese state-run media organizations as foreign missions, recognizing that they are controlled by the CCP.
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Open communication key during public health crises

South Korea and the United States have kept their citizens informed of the coronavirus outbreak while China's regime withheld vital information.
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How the U.S. protects academic freedom

Academic freedom — the ability to study, learn, collaborate and publish freely — is essential to research and innovation, and it must be protected.
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New reports find widespread forced labor in China

Two new reports show how the Chinese Communist Party is forcing Uighurs and other ethnic Muslims to work in factories across China.
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Amid COVID-19, Iranian regime continued flights to China

Flights from China to Iran continued even as coronavirus spread. See how Iran's regime prioritized its partnership with China over its people's safety.
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How universities protect sensitive research [infographic]

Universities around the world are taking steps to protect their sensitive research from attempts by the Chinese Communist Party or others to steal it.
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The U.S. stands for human rights

The U.S. State Department's human rights reports call out the worst violators. See how regimes in China, Iran and Venezuela continue to harm their people.
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U.S. commits millions to combat coronavirus

The U.S. government is donating millions to fight the new coronavirus. Learn how the money will support global efforts to prevent new infections.
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Celebrating Losar, the Tibetan new year

The Tibetan New Year, Losar, is a three-day festival that brings people around the world together to pray, visit family and eat traditional food.