August 24, 2021
Geoffrey Cain on Xinjiang’s ‘Perfect Police State’
By Sebastian Strangio
"Every person in Xinjiang is documented down to their genetic makeup, the sound of their voice, and whether they enter their homes through the front door or the back."
April 30, 2021
China’s Paper Tiger Surveillance State
By Isabel Ivanescu and Robert Carlson
The CCP's pervasive surveillance apparatus is a sign not of strength, but of fragility.
April 01, 2020
China: Fighting COVID-19 With Automated Tyranny
By Maya Wang
The government response to the virus hinged on invasive new surveillance methods, like the Health Code app.
March 10, 2020
Can the Coronavirus Strengthen China’s Authoritarian Regime?
By Tobias Burgers and Scott N. Romaniuk
How the Chinese Communist Party is using the health scare to advance its control over Chinese society.
February 15, 2020
Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, China’s Government Tightens Its Grip
By Maximilian Mayer and Nicholas Ross Smith
The CCP’s response to the epidemic foreshadows a massive health-surveillance regime.
February 07, 2020
Huawei’s Human Rights Record Has Been Shamefully Ignored
By David Alton
The U.K. has been outspoken against the persecution of Uyghurs in Xinjiang; rewarding major contracts to the architects of the surveillance system undermines this.