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03/27/2020 – China Is Pushing a ‘Zero’ Myth on COVID-19

Posted on Mar 27, 2020

source:https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/03/china-is-pushing-a-zero-myth-on-covid-19-and-attacking-press-freedom/ By JIANLI YANG  & AARON RHODES March 27, 2020 2:44 PM A woman wearing a protective mask walks past a portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping on a street as the country is hit by an outbreak of the coronavirus in Shanghai, China, March 12, 2020. (Aly Song/Reuters) The regime’s censorship and distortions are a threat to global public health as well as a violation of human rights.Chinese president Xi Jinping has a new slogan: “Zero” — the goal of reducing to zero the number...

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03/23/2020 – Chinese State Media Accuses US of Smearing China

Posted on Mar 23, 2020

source: https://www.voanews.com/science-health/coronavirus-outbreak/chinese-state-media-accuses-us-smearing-china By Joyce Huang March 23, 2020 03:08 PM FILE – A screen advertising Xinhua News Agency is seen in Times Square in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, March 2, 2020. China’s state media are accusing the United States of spreading what they call a “political virus” by shifting the blame while bashing and smearing China amid the global fight against the coronavirus. Without using names, the media accused the Trump administration of initiating a...

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03/23/2020 – ‘For Xi Jinping, political self-preservation more important than saving lives amid coronavirus crisis’

Posted on Mar 23, 2020

source:https://in.news.yahoo.com/xi-jinping-political-self-preservation-more-important-saving-115427199.html? Washington [US], Mar 23 (ANI) At the time when the world is reeling from China-origiated pandemic, Covid-19, its President Xi Jinping is more concerned about political self-preservation than saving lives globally. Xi-led Communist Party, which is infamous for controlling information, has waged a media war against the United States. China last week announced that it will expel American journalists working in the country for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The...

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03/23/2020 – Criticism of the Chinese government’s handling of coronavirus is not racism

Posted on Mar 23, 2020

source:https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/criticism-of-the-chinese-governments-handling-of-coronavirus-is-not-racism/ Marcus Kolga: By wrapping themselves in ethno-nationalist rhetoric, the Chinese Communist Party often claims that a critique of their actions is equivalent to a critique of their people—a tried and true tactic in the authoritarian playbook By Marcus KolgaMarch 23, 2020 In this Feb. 7, 2020, file photo, people wearing masks attend a vigil for Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, who was reprimanded for warning about the outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Hong Kong. China has taken the...

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03/20/2020 – Op-Ed: Communist China Escalates Media War During Global Crisis

Posted on Mar 20, 2020

source:https://www.westernjournal.com/op-ed-communist-china-escalates-media-war-global-crisi/ Naohiko Hatta – Pool / Getty ImagesChinese President Xi Jinping attends a meeting with Tedros Adhanom, director-general of the World Health Organization, at the Great Hall of the People on Jan. 28, 2020, in Beijing. (Naohiko Hatta – Pool / Getty Images) By Jianli Yang and Aaron Rhodes Published March 20, 2020 at 12:50pm The United States government designated five Chinese media agencies as “foreign missions” on Feb. 18. The next day, the press credentials of three Wall Street Journal...

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3/18/2020 – Don’t let China turn the Wuhan virus narrative to its advantage

Posted on Mar 18, 2020

source:https://thehill.com/opinion/international/487876-dont-let-china-turn-the-wuhan-virus-narrative-to-its-advantage BY JIANLI YANG AND AARON RHODES, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS — 03/18/20 04:00 PM EDT THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL © Getty Images At the end of February, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propaganda underwent an important narrative shift and began to blame the United States for mishandling the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus, even insinuating that the COVID-19 disease originated in America. The Chinese Communist regime now triumphantly...

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03/17/2020 – Statement of Dr. Jianli Yang, CPIFC President, on Class Action Lawsuit Against Chinese Messaging Service WeChat

Posted on Mar 17, 2020

Citizen Power Initiatives for China (CPIFC) announces the launch of a class action lawsuits against Chinese Messaging service WeChat for its efforts on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party ranging from pushing wrong information on the current Coronavirus to harassment, monitoring and worse on individual Chinese citizens. Since the beginning of preparations for the lawsuits, CPIFC has received much information from individuals and organizations with their individual experiences with WeChat. With over a billion users, WeChat is owned by China based Tencent holdings and is the main messaging,...

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03/16/2020 – Chinese businessman who called Xi Jinping a ‘clown’ over coronavirus suddenly missing

Posted on Mar 16, 2020

source:https://americanmilitarynews.com/2020/03/chinese-businessman-who-called-xi-jinping-a-clown-over-coronavirus-suddenly-mis MARCH 16, 2020 KYLE PERISIC A wealthy Chinese real estate developer who wrote a scathing essay lambasting President Xi Jinping,calling him a power-hungry “clown” over coronavirus, has reportedly disappeared, according to a report from the New York Times on Sunday. Ren Zhiqiang, who was given the nickname “The Cannon” for his online outspokenness, criticized the Communist Party for restricting free speech during the coronavirus outbreak which he said helped its...

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03/14/2020 – Chinese Tycoon Who Criticized Xi’s Response to Coronavirus Has Vanished

Posted on Mar 14, 2020

source:https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/14/world/asia/china-ren-zhiqiang.html Ren Zhiqiang appears to be the latest government critic silenced by the Communist Party as it cracks down on dissent over the epidemic. Ren Zhiqiang in 2012. He recently called Xi Jinping, China’s leader, “a clown who stripped naked and insisted on continuing to be an emperor.”Credit…Color China Photo, via Associated Press By Javier C. Hernández Published March 14, 2020Updated March 16, 2020 His nickname in China was “The Cannon,” and Ren Zhiqiang’s latest commentary was among his most explosive yet. Mr....

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3/13/2020 – The Origin of the Virus? Xi Is Using Every Dictator’s Playbook

Posted on Mar 13, 2020

Jianli Yang March 13, 2020 On February 28, I wrote a letter to Vice President Pence who is in charge of the US response to Wuhan virus also known as Covid-19.  (Read Letter Here) In the letter I asked Vice President Pence to take lead in enforcing an international investigation into the origin of the virus and press China for its cooperation. The day before, on February 27, Professor Zhong Nanshan, China’s leading expert on COVID-19, publicly said that given outbreaks of the disease elsewhere, the virus may not have originated in China. I thought that given Zhong’s official...

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