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22 June 2020,
As a summit between the EU and China takes place today, Steve Shaw looks at why it is important for the bloc to make clear to Beijing that it will not tolerate any attempts it makes to reshape Western democracies
11 June 2020,
Steve Shaw reports on how Donald Trump's violent crackdown on Black Lives Matter protests are being used by repressive regimes abroad to prove the superpower's hypocrisy
4 June 2020,
Steve Shaw reports on how the British Government is now under pressure over arms sales to its closest ally — the United States
‘Without Freedom and Democracy What’s the Point in Living?’ – The New Law Presenting a Grave Threat to Hong Kong
28 May 2020,
Beijing has today approved plans for a new national security law to bring Hong Kong further under its control. What does this mean for the future of democracy on the island? Steve Shaw reports.
EXCLUSIVE Government Silent on Whether it Helped Train Chile’s Security Forces Amid Mounting Allegations of Abuse
8 May 2020,
As repression in Chile brings back memories of Pinochet, Steve Shaw reports on how the Conservative Government remains secretive about their support.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Patrolling Hearts and Minds? A ‘Red Alert’ Surveillance Warning to the World
28 April 2020,
Steve Shaw reports on how concerns are already being raised about the introduction of new intrusive surveillance regimes being installed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
22 April 2020,
Steve Shaw reports on the recent arrest of democracy activists on the island, where protests against Chinese influence were brought to an end in January following the Coronavirus outbreak.
6 April 2020,
Campaigners warn that it would be short-sighted for governments to allow efforts to save lives in the COVID-19 outbreak to destroy fundamental rights in societies.
1 April 2020,
Steve Shaw reports on the US Government's announcement of charges against President Nicolas Maduro for drug trafficking and questions the timing of such a move during the Coronavirus pandemic.
22 March 2020,
Steve Shaw reports on the Coronavirus Bill, which introduces new emergency powers to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak.
9 March 2020,
Steve Shaw reports on the UK Government's decision to continue to sell millions of pounds in arms and crowd-control equipment to Chile, where police are cracking down on protests against inequality and corruption.
18 February 2020,
Steve Shaw reports on a new agreement under which Tibetans crossing into Nepal to escape China's oppression will be forced to return to the Communist country.
10 February 2020,
Steve Shaw reports on an exclusive event in the heart of London's Mayfair which brings together politicians, businessman and media personalities.
31 January 2020,
Fears of long-term health issues had been exacerbated by the police force’s use of expired tear gas which can degrade into more toxic chemicals, Steve Shaw reports.
24 January 2020,
Steve Shaw reports on the UK Government's response to news of China's continuing human rights violations against its Muslim minority.
13 January 2020,
Steve Shaw examines how the infrastructure of surveillance and abuse, now being used against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, was first developed by China to target Tibetans in order to change their identity.
27 November 2019,
Steve Shaw explains the attempts by The Gambia and Argentina to hold Myanmar's military to account over the killing of tens of thousands of people belonging to the country's Muslim minority.
15 November 2019,
The violence which erupted in Chile last month has its roots in damaging economic policies introduced by a dictator installed by the US 46 years ago and who was liked by Margaret Thatcher.
15 October 2019,
As increasingly repressive measures are introduced to quash the Hong Kong protests, the shockwaves are being felt in Tibet – the sad history of which may be a vision of what is to come on the island.
19 September 2019,
Steve Shaw sat down with political activist Edward Chin in Hong Kong to discuss how the protests taking the island by storm have a different feel from those which occurred five years ago.
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