China’s repressive business as usual can’t be tolerated » Albuquerque Journal

If there was any thought the Communist Party rulers of China would temper their anti-democratic tendencies and human rights abuses to forge friendlier relations with a new administration in Washington, D.C., it’s become crystal clear that was just wishful thinking.

In a naked display of boot-on-the-neck suppression, China has stepped up its crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, the former British colony that China had agreed would have significant autonomy once it was relinquished to the mainland government.

In the year since China passed a sweeping national security law for Hong Kong in response to a budding pro-democracy movement, the mainland government has steadily tightened its grip on the city.

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