September 2019

Joshua Wong and Alex Chow: The People of Hong Kong Will Not Be Cowed by China

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 19:03
Josh Wong & Alex Chow moments after their speech in the Admiralty,  on October 11, 2014. Photo: Aaron Guy Leroux

You can arrest us. But more protesters will keep coming out.

‘Our Government Doesn’t Want to Spoil Relations with China’

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 18:57
Serikzhan Bilash attends a hearing in Nur-Sultant on June 7. Photo: RFE/RL

The arrest of a Kazakh activist who advocated for Muslims ensnared in Beijing’s camps is part of a wider effort by China to shape the narrative on its internment system.

Confirmed: Google’s Android Suffers Sustained Attacks By Anti-Uighur Hackers

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 18:55
Photo:  Max Pixel

Thomas Brewster Forbes Staff
I cover crime, privacy and security in digital and physical forms.

Opinion: Cracking the China code - Kiwi journalists receive lucrative travel offers from Chinese govt

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 18:51
Uighur refugees in Auckland said their family members in China had disappeared into internment camps. ABIGAIL DOUGHERTY/STUFF

When I think about the challenges of reporting on China, I think about my strange and brief relationship with Yan Junren.