Peter Van Praagh in Apple Daily: Democracies- Stand together with Hong Kong’s jailed activists

June 9, 2021

The last week of May began with the dictator in Belarus hijacking a commercial passenger plane in Europe so he could imprison a young dissident journalist. The week ended with the dictator in China hijacking the courts in Hong Kong so he could imprison dissidents there. It might seem that it has been a bad […]

ROBIN SHEPHERD IN THE HILL TIMES: FOLLOW THE FAB FOUR AGAINST BEIJING’S BULLYING

April 7, 2021

  By chipping away at China’s sense of its own invincibility, we can gradually change the climate that also encourages Beijing to believe it can take hostages, like the two Michaels, with impunity. As China ramps up the pressure on democracies across the world—throwing in the recent Stalinist-era denunciation of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as […]

HFX INVITES GLOBAL DEMOCRATIC LEADERS TO #StandTogetherOnChina

January 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC — HFX today invited President Biden and democratic leaders everywhere to endorse #StandTogetherOnChina, its new initiative that encourages all democracies to coordinate their efforts to meet the challenge from China. “Over the past little while, authoritarians have put forward alternative forms of government that, they say, are superior to democracy.  […]

HFX ANNOUNCES DATES FOR 2021 FORUM

January 13, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – HFX today announced that the 13th Halifax International Security Forum will take place November 19-21, 2021 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Forum is the preeminent annual gathering of the world’s democratic decision-makers in the political, military, media and business spheres. “We have every confidence that the world’s democracies will […]

Stand with HFX against Chinese Communist Party oppression

December 1, 2020

On Giving Tuesday, we at HFX are turning to our community to ask for help in amplifying the critical message of the just-published HFX China Handbook, and its Principles. https://halifaxtheforum.org/china-handbook/en/ To support our work and the 7 HFX China Principles, please consider giving $8 dollars.  These Principles are: IGNORING CHINA’S ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN DEMOCRATIC SOCIETIES; […]