@statedeptspox : Tomorrow, we recognize 22 years since the People’s Republic of China (PRC) launched a campaign of repression against the Falun Gong movement and its millions of practitioners, advocates, and the human rights defenders working to protect their rights.
Illinois is the first state to require Asian American history in public school curriculum. "When Asian Americans are missing from our classrooms, what fills that void are harmful stereotypes,” says Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, the bill's lead sponsor.
'It's a great day but it's also one where we're really mindful that not everyone is gong to see this as 'Freedom Day'." Kwame Kwei-Armah, Artistic Director of the Young Vic, describes a mixed bag of emotions as theatres in England prepare to return to full capacity today.
The UK must not be inadvertently complicit in forced organ harvesting in China. Notably of the Falun Gong and the Uyghurs in Xinjiang. This amendment to the MMD Bill is a welcome start, but this is only the beginning. It is a crime against humanity and the UK should play no part.