Unequal Media Coverage of Russian Invasion of Ukraine

As I write this post, it has been nearly two weeks since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Thousands of Ukrainians have hid in subway stations and bomb shelters, fled to neighboring countries, and fought like hell. There’s no doubt that Ukrainians need help in this time of crisis, and for the world to expose Russian President Vladimir Putin for who he is.

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed after bail revoked

The article below is from ABC News.

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed after bail revoked

Hong Kong’s highest court has revoked media tycoon Jimmy Lai’s bail after prosecutors succeeded in asking the judges to send him back to detention

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Hong Kong Activists Caught Fleeing Sentenced to Up to 3 Years in Prison by Mainland Court

The article below is from TIME. Visit the source for media accompanying the article.

Hong Kong Activists Caught Fleeing Sentenced to Up to 3 Years in Prison by Mainland Court

BY NATALIE LUNG AND KARI LINDBERG / BLOOMBERG

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: DECEMBER 29, 2020

hina sentenced Hong Kong activists detained on the mainland to up to three years in prison over a dramatic attempt to flee by boat, a verdict that defied international calls for their release.

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Hong Kong democracy activists caught at sea go on trial in China

The article below is from BBC. Visit the source for a video accompanying the article.

Hong Kong democracy activists caught at sea go on trial in China

28 December 2020

Taiwanese and local Hong Kong residents march in Taipei holding placards in support of the 12 Hong Kong democracy activists
Supporters in Taiwan have rallied for the release of the 12 Hong Kongers detained in China. GETTY IMAGES

Ten of 12 Hong Kong democracy activists arrested at sea as they tried to flee to Taiwan by speedboat have gone on trial in mainland China.

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The exiles and the inmates: The heart-wrenching hand dealt to Hong Kong’s democracy activists

The in-depth article below is from CNN. Visit the source for a video and a very cool timeline titled, “Hong Kongers in Exile” accompanying the article.

The exiles and the inmates: The heart-wrenching hand dealt to Hong Kong’s democracy activists

By Jenni MarshJames GriffithsAngela Dewan, and Sarah Faidell, CNN

December 20, 2020

Hong Kong and London (CNN)In the dark small hours, two recurring nightmares terrorize the sleep of Eddie Chu. In the first, he is lost overseas and cannot get home toHong Kong. In the second, the former lawmaker is day tripping with his nine-year-old daughter.

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