20
July 2023
Past Event
China’s “Transnational Repression” against Americans’ First Amendment Freedoms

China’s “Transnational Repression” against Americans’ First Amendment Freedoms

Past Event
Online Only
July 20, 2023
A Chinese flag hangs over a pedestrian in Hong Kong. (Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images)
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A Chinese flag hangs over a pedestrian in Hong Kong. (Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images)
20
July 2023
Past Event
Speakers:
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Levi Browde

Executive Director, Falun Dafa Information Center

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Ying Chen

Conductor, Shen Yun Performing Arts

Olivia Enos
Olivia Enos

Washington Director, Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong Foundation

Senior Fellow  Foreign Affairs and Security Studies
Ian Oxnevad

Senior Fellow, Foreign Affairs and Security Studies, National Association of Scholars

Moderator:
Nina Shea
Nina Shea

Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Religious Freedom

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The Chinese Communist Party uses a variety of covert tactics to repress freedom of speech and religion on American soil. It targets Falun Gong, Uyghur Muslims, Chinese Christians, Tibetan Buddhists, and public critics of CCP policies—including American citizens. This is part of a criminal CCP program known as transnational repression, which has existed in the US for at least 20 years. The CCP's tactics include sanctions, physical assaults, cyberattacks, campus bullying and threats, disinformation campaigns, coerced repatriations, surveillance, and intimidation. 

Join Hudson Center for Religious Freedom Director Nina Shea for a discussion on China’s transnational repression. She will be joined by Levi Browde, executive director of the Falun Dafa Information Center; Olivia Enos, Washington director of the Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong Foundation; Ian Oxnevad, senior fellow for foreign affairs and security studies at the National Association of Scholars; and Ying Chen, conductor with Shen Yun Performing Arts.

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