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· April, 2020

Stories about China from April, 2020

30 April 2020

A feeling of hopelessness: Interview with a Uyghur refugee in Turkey

The Chinese government policy of racial and religious profiling has forced young Uyghurs to leave China and remain in exile.

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: Chinese netizens’ tribute to whistleblower Dr. Ai Fen

COVID-19

There are still people who are brave enough to speak up, and we value these people and try our best to spread their messages.

27 April 2020

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: A fake performance

COVID-19

They yelled out from their windows “fake, fake, it is all formalist performance”. This is not the first time the people in Wuhan express their resentment.

24 April 2020

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: Feelings of insecurity

COVID-19

I want to go to the park to take a stroll after the lockdown is lifted...

22 April 2020

Beijing stages crackdowns on Hong Kong’s opposition amid COVID-19 pandemic

Over a span of just five days, the city saw its legislature, judiciary, legal system and civil society come under threat.

20 April 2020

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: Volunteers collect help messages during the pandemic

COVID-19

Domestic violence is emerging in the pandemic and volunteers are keeping records of their stories.

13 April 2020

Africans in China targeted by xenophobia amid fear of second-wave COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19

China has seen a surge in the number of imported COVID-19 cases and the African community has become an easy target for "virus control" and xenophobic sentiments.

12 April 2020

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: Waiting for the lifting of the lockdown

COVID-19

"There are more than 30,000 confirmed cases in Wuhan, and we will wait for a long time before the lockdown is lifted."

10 April 2020

While industry booms, China's ‘mask diplomacy’ stumbles on quality concerns

COVID-19

As the desperate need for face masks and other medical products grows around the world, Chinese factories are transforming their assembly lines to meet the demand.

9 April 2020

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: ‘Our action has brought us hope’

COVID-19

Despite being locked down, volunteers are working hard to help others in need.

5 April 2020

Hong Kong censures public broadcaster for raising question on Taiwan's WHO membership status

Advox

"I don't really understand why when a reporter is asking something relating to health, she [...] has to remember there is ‘One Country, Two Systems'…"

4 April 2020

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: Restrictions tighten

COVID-19

"From the city lockdown to the community lockup, restriction on our activities has become stricter and stricter, and we are deprived of our power little by little."

1 April 2020

The most critical lesson we've learned from the COVID-19 outbreak is the importance of free speech

The BridgeCOVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread, there is pressure in Hong Kong to silence discussion of the disease and punish doctors who are raising the alarm about its origins.

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