Written by CFHK's Chairman, James B. Cunningham:
With the arrest of Jimmy Lai and other pro-democracy leaders for Hong Kong, further shows Beijing's oppression and it's crushing the rule of law.
On April 16, 2021 a Hong Kong judge placed more nails in the coffin of freedom in Hong Kong. Nine pro-democracy leaders, including Martin Lee, Jimmy Lai, Albert Ho and Margaret Ng, were sentenced to prison for peacefully demonstrating in August 2019.
Dear Friends of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong is on the frontline of China’s assault on freedom in the region and the world. In 1997, when Hong Kong was returned to mainland communist rule, the people of Hong Kong were promised the freedom to run their city. Instead, the world is watching as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) destroys a free society. Events in Hong Kong must be understood as vitally important not only to its deserving people, but also to the contest between free and repressive regimes that is the challenge of our time.
Our new organization, the Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong (CFHK) will:
More about us and our mission can be found at...
Q&A podcast episode, “Hell Time for Hong Kong,” hosted by Jay Nordlinger, senior editor at National Review, with Perry Link, CFHK board member, and Ellen Bork, president of CFHK, about the recent convictions of Hong Kong democrats and more.
Written by CFHK board member, Perry Link:
The Communist Party has attacked, but not destroyed, the nation’s traditional ethics.
In 2001 Gordon G. Chang, an American lawyer who worked many years in China, published a book called “The Coming Collapse of China.” The corruption and hypocrisy of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) would be its undoing, Chang argued. A spirited controversy among China-watchers ensued. Nonsense — Chang is dreaming, said CCP defenders. No, it’s you apologists who are dreaming, replied CCP critics. As years ticked by with the regime still in the saddle, the apologists grew smug: We told you so.