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China's President Xi Jinping speaks during the 86th Interpol General Assembly at the Beijing National Convention Center in Beijing on September 26, 2017.

Xi Jinping warns that attempts to divide China will end with ‘crushed bodies and shattered bones’

Xi's comments come as pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have entered into their 19th week and have recently seen an uptick in violence.
A pro-democracy protester walks in front of a burning barricade during clashes with police in Wan Chai on October 01, 2019 in Hong Kong, China.

The 2019 Hong Kong protests, explained in 30 seconds

US companies and executives have become involved with protests in Hong Kong over an extradition law that would bring citizens to mainland China.
Blitzchung (right) speaks out in support of Hong Kong protests during a post-game interview. The two commentators (left), ducked their heads after he made the remarks.

Here’s a timeline of Activision Blizzard’s terrible week, as it faces fan protests after an esports athlete was punished for voicing suppo...

Fans are threatening boycott and protests as Blizzard prepares for its annual fan convention, BlizzCon, on November 1.
Justin Anderson #7 of the Washington Wizards and Mingyang Sun #12 of the Guangzhou Long-Lions go after the ball during the second half at Capital One Arena on October 9, 2019 in Washington, DC.

China and the NBA are coming to blows over a pro-Hong Kong tweet. Here’s why.

Chinese leagues, streaming services, sponsors, and partners, have cut ties with the Rockets and the NBA in response to the tweet.
Blizzard gave Mei this special outfit to celebrate the Year of the Rooster in 2017.

Furious fans are hitting back at Blizzard by using one of its characters in anti-China memes after the gaming company punished a pro gamer for defendi...

A movement to boycott Blizzard Entertainment has turned one of the company's characters into a symbol for the protests in Hong Kong.
Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Apple is getting slammed by both Republicans and Democrats for pulling an app used by Hong Kong protesters to monitor police activity

Both Democrats and Republicans in Congress criticized Apple on Thursday for the company's decision to pull the HKmap.live app from the App Store.
A person protesting Chinese internet censorship in Germany.

These 6 tech companies have made the controversial decision to try to operate in China, where the government can demand social media posts be removed ...

China's "Great Firewall" blocks content that the government deems sensitive, but some major tech companies have attempted to comply with China's laws.
Dallas Fuel is one of the 20 teams in Blizzard's Overwatch League.

A coach in Blizzard’s Overwatch League was told to delete a tweet condemning the company for censoring an esports competitor from Hong Kong

Justin "Jayne" Conroy of the Dallas Fuel condemned Blizzard's ban of Hong Kong-based "Hearthstone" player Blitzchung, calling it an act of censorship.

Trump sees a ‘good chance’ of a US-China trade deal. Don’t hold your breath.

Apple and the NBA's reversals this week underline the enormous difficulty of ending the US-China trade war.
A worker removes a large poster from a building ahead of NBA Shanghai Game 2019 between Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers at the Lujiazui Zhengda Plaza on October 9, 2019 in Shanghai, China.

All of the NBA’s partners in China have suspended ties as the firestorm over Daryl Morey’s Hong Kong tweet heats up

All 11 of the NBA's Chinese sponsors have suspended ties with the league as the feud over a Hong Kong tweet continues to escalate.