Human Rights in China, September End, 2023: Asian Games, #MeToo, Assad and Astana 

In the land where the Olympic auspices now regularly give cover to the destruction of peoples, the Asian Games commenced in Hangzhou with a selective block on Taiwan media, territory disputes played out through athlete visa applications and a handshake between two of the 21st century’s worst human rights abusers

Hangzhou Asian Games Mascots and Emblem Image: Yveltal, CC BY-SA 4.0