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In this issue: China’s stealthy holiday crackdowns, netizen outcries over migrant evictions and child abuse, Trump’s China visit, and how pressure on foreigners to censor reached an Australian publisher, Ghanaian cartoonist, and pop star Katy Perry. 

Allowing members of parliament to reopen cases and establishing a new judicial body that will also oversee elections is an invitation to abuse of the system. 

To avoid further violence in Honduras, the Organization of American States and the European Union should oversee a recount and verification of all ballots. 

A Chinese court sentenced visiting Taiwanese democracy activist Lee Ming-che, to five years imprisonment for discussing democracy on social media.

By allowing Pachamama to be re-incorporated, President Moreno sent an encouraging signal to Ecuador’s civil society organizations.  

Repealing net neutrality would allow internet service providers to become an arbiter of what types of content consumers can access and at what speeds and price.

Zimbabwe's military and its political allies hope to preserve their own positions in an authoritarian status quo.

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