Pro-China activists march on the streets of Sydney in August 2019. Photo: AFP Pro-China activists march on the streets of Sydney in August 2019. Photo: AFP
Pro-China activists march on the streets of Sydney in August 2019. Photo: AFP
Yun Jiang
Opinion

Opinion

Yun Jiang

Pro-China nationalists are using intimidation to silence critics. Can they be countered without stifling free speech?

  • The Chinese Communist Party encourages the conflation of the concepts of ‘China’ with the state, the party and the Chinese people
  • As a result, criticisms of the Chinese government can be interpreted by some nationalists as an attack on the entire country and its people

Pro-China activists march on the streets of Sydney in August 2019. Photo: AFP Pro-China activists march on the streets of Sydney in August 2019. Photo: AFP
Pro-China activists march on the streets of Sydney in August 2019. Photo: AFP
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