Human Rights & China, Mid-October, 2023: Squid Games and Bouncing the NBA out of Xinjiang

In the land where high school students recreate the recent assassination of a Japanese prime minister to widespread social media glee and a national love of panda bears is twisted via fake news into hatred for America, antisemitic discourse swirls on an internet newly re-crowned by Freedom House as the most censored in the world for the ninth year in a row

Kyrie Irving Dallas Mavericks star Kyrie Irving is chief creative officer at ANTA, a Chinese apparel company that has been linked to genocide against Uyghurs. Image: Erik Drost, CC BY 2.0