Tang Baiqiao, a Chinese democracy activist living in California, is a staunch supporter of US President Donald Trump. Photo: Handout

Donald Trump, human rights activist? Meet the Chinese dissidents sticking up for the US president

  • Inspired by escalation of Washington actions against Beijing, some dissidents see Trump as their best ally for political reform in China
  • Supporters include famed activist Chen Guangcheng, 1989 protesters and signatories of the Charter 08 pro-democracy manifesto
Topic |   Human rights in China

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Tang Baiqiao, a Chinese democracy activist living in California, is a staunch supporter of US President Donald Trump. Photo: Handout
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Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to US President Donald Trump, arrives for a House Oversight Committee hearing in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg

‘He is a racist. He is a con man. He is a cheat’: Donald Trump’s ‘ashamed’ ex-lawyer Michael Cohen delivers explosive testimony to Congress

  • Michael Cohen says Donald Trump knew in advance about a 2016 release of emails by the WikiLeaks website aimed at hurting Hillary Clinton
  • He also says Trump directed him to pay hush money to a porn star, and deliver threats to prevent his education results’ release, among a host of allegations
Topic |   Trump-Russia collusion investigations

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Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to US President Donald Trump, arrives for a House Oversight Committee hearing in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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