CCP Destroyed Sculpture of the “Goddess of Democracy” (Semiramis). Perhaps to Induce Outrage.

On Dec. 24, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the Lingnan University dismantled monuments and sculptures honoring the pro-democracy Tiananmen square protests and massacre. The University of Hong Kong also covertly toppled the “Pillar of Shame” Tiananmen memorial on the evening of Dec. 22. Workers dispatched by school administrators in the early morning dismantled the bronze Goddess of Democracy that had been at CUHK for 12 years. Lingnan University covered a Tiananmen Massacre painting and dismantled a memorial relief sculpture on the same day. Chen Weiming, a New Zealander, designed both sculptures¬†to mark the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. On June 2, 2010, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China received the 6.4-meter tall bronze statue of Goddess of Democracy, which was delivered to Hong Kong for display. The Hong Kong government…

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China Has Imposed Air Tight COVID Measures to Stop Omicron Spread Before Winter Olympics.

Since December 27, China’s communist regime has increased travel restrictions in the northwest city of Xi’an, as it tries to limit the country’s highest known rise in COVID-19 infections in almost two years. On December 27, Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi Province, reported 150 more cases, bringing the total number of those infected to 635 since December 9. Authorities have severely restricted traffic into and out of the city, with footage from state broadcaster CCTV showing trucks queueing at road checks as hazmat officials examined health data on drivers’ phones on Sunday. “For Xi’an, intensified control and screening measures are urgent to block the virus as soon as possible,” said Zhang Boli, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. “I estimate the transmission will be cut off in mid-January and the outbreak can be completely put under control in…

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