EU Countries

EU, Hong Kong 2019 Annual Report: an exceptionally challenging year

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_1387

EU ‘to impose sanctions’ on Russia, China, North Korea over cyberattacks

Exclusive: French limits on Huawei 5G equipment amount to de facto ban by 2028

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-huawei-5g-security-exclusive-idUSKCN24N26R

After Britain, Germany Emerges as Next 5G Battleground

https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/voa-news-china/after-britain-germany-emerges-next-5g-battleground

Volkswagen defends presence in China’s Xinjiang amid uproar over Uighur abuses
VW is under pressure for working with the Chinese government in Xinjiang after evidence of human rights abuses against Uighurs in the region.

Meanwhile, the German and US governments urged China to uphold human rights.

https://www.dw.com/en/volkswagen-defends-presence-in-chinas-xinjiang-amid-uproar-over-uighur-abuses/a-51427056

Top EU official slams Volkswagen as ‘complicit’ in Chinese oppression

The German car giant has a factory in the city of Urumqi in Xinjiang

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/26/china-uiighur-volkswagen-eu-381970

National security law: EU proposes cutting off Hong Kong’s access to goods used in surveillance and ‘internal repression’

Draft European Union document seen by South China Morning Post proposes export controls on Hong Kong and reviews of migration, visas and asylumEU Council document less sweeping than US response, but condemns Hong Kong national security law as ‘a matter of grave concern’

https://www.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3094637/national-security-law-eu-proposes-cutting-hong-kongs-access

As China-US “Cold War” escalates, Italy treads lightly

https://formiche.net/2020/07/china-us-cold-war-escalates-italy-treads-lightly/

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