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Category archives: China and Global Politics

As organizations that share a global perspective and provide students with an excellent international education, Richmond and CEG have much in common. Richmond was founded in 1972 by the late Sir Cyril Taylor to promote international student experience. As the only university in the UK to award both British and US degrees, Richmond has always been internationally oriented, with students from more than 60 countries enrolled at Richmond and Kensington Universities. [Sources: 1] Another aspect of internationalization is to encourage Indian institutions to establish themselves on campus through strategic partnerships with local institutions. Partnerships between international higher education institutions offer

Ultimately this is just an attempt to distract from the international condemnation of Beijing's increasingly grave human rights violations against the Uyghurs. This is a response to the coordinated sanctions agreed by democratic nations on those responsible for human rights abuses in Xinjiang. This is the first time Beijing has targeted elected politicians in the UK with sanctions and shows they are increasingly pushing boundaries. It is tempting to laugh off this measure as a diplomatic tantrum. But in reality it is profoundly sinister and just serves as a clear demonstration of many of the concerns we have been raising

According to the Pew Research Poll 2020, negative impressions about China have reached a historic high in most Western countries including the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Canada and the USA. The polling had begun ten years ago, but China had never been in a more unfavourable position than it is in 2020. In the UK, almost three-quarters of the population (raising the number by 19%) see China in a negative light. In the USA, negative views of China had already increased since 20% ever since Trump assumed office. The numbers shot up by another 13% in 2020. This rise