“Authoritarian” in the news
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· New York Times moving some Hong Kong staff over security law →
It is the first major relocation by an international news organisation since authoritarian China enacted its sweeping security law late last month, ramping up its control over the semi-autonomous city.
· World Digest: July 14, 2020 →
2 main challengers to Belarus leader barred from ballot: Election authorities in Belarus barred two main rivals of authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko from running in this summer's presidential election.
· Retail Worth Zero? A Deep Dive Into Just One Of H&R's Malls →
Should Canada offer refugee status to democratic protesters in Hong Kong (as it should) or a large number of the estimated 300,000 Canadian citizens in Hong Kong flee the looming authoritarian noose, housing demand growth in cities with strong ties to Hong Kong, namely Vancouver and Toronto, will explode and be extreme for years.
The China Post
· Belarus bars main challengers from presidential ballot →
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Election authorities in Belarus on Tuesday barred two main rivals of authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko from running in this summer’s presidential election.
· Belarus president's main rivals barred from contesting election →
A new wave of opposition candidates led protests this summer seeking to unseat the 65-year-old strongman leader of the authoritarian ex-Soviet state that borders the European Union.
· After Brexit, Britain has no choice but to become Donald Trump's cheerleader in a fruitless war on China →
In extremis, democratic countries have used the military to control civil disorder, let alone authoritarian regimes: India in Kashmir, for example.
· Belarus bars jailed Lukashenko rival from contesting vote →
A new wave of opposition candidates are seeking to unseat the 65-year-old strongman leader of the authoritarian ex-Soviet state that borders the European Union.
· Turn Around Tuesday Began Yesterday →
Many have authoritarian governments.
· The United States Needs a New Foreign Policy →
The same technologies that unlock so many human possibilities are now being used by authoritarian leaders to lock in citizens, surveil them, and repress them.
The Japan Times
· The upside of a new cold war with China →
America’s authoritarian adversaries will cynically use disinformation, political meddling and other tools to exploit divisions within democratic societies.