• Focus News EU is an independent media based in Europe
  • providing the world's latest news, the definitive source for independent journalism from every corner of the globe.

Conservatives Propose Motions to Ban Huawei From 5G, Sanction Officials Restricting Hong Kong Freedoms

Asia Jacob 2days ago 17Views 5Comments
文章目录[隐藏]

Fall Nourishment: Sweet and Nutty Stuffed Acorn Squash

A light, first frost came early to the Berkshires this year, prompting home gardeners to cover and protect more delicate crops for the night. I remember thinking, with a smile, as I made my way down to the garden the following morning, that a bird flying high over the still-quiet neighborhoods and town-outskirts at dawn, looking down, would have puzzled at the strange sight: an odd array of so many sheets, blankets, and tarps spread out like a scattered, mismatched patchwork-quilt of sorts, in all the backyards below!   I was happy to see that the tomatoes and lettuces had survived alongside the beans and chard, beneath the sheets. But it was time to harvest most of what was left—except for the winter squash. The hearty fruit could survive a lighter…

Conservatives Propose Motions to Ban Huawei From 5G, Sanction Officials Restricting Hong Kong Freedoms

The Conservatives are proposing motions to sanction officials responsible for the imposition of Beijing’s national security law on Hong Kong, and to ban Huawei from Canada’s 5G networks.

The proposed motion on Hong Kong, put forth by the Conservative’s shadow minister for foreign affairs Michael Chong, asks for the House of Commons to recognize the national security law as a violation of the 1984 Sino-British joint declaration. The treaty, which imposes a “one country, two system” framework, guarantees a high degree of autonomy for Hong Kong.

Chong’s proposed motion also asks for the House to call on the government “to work with Canada鈥檚 allies to immediately impose sanctions, such as Magnitsky sanctions,” on those restricting Hong Kong’s freedoms.

The national security law, which went into effect on June 30, gives the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) sweeping powers to target individuals for what it calls acts of secession, subversion, terrorism, or collusion with foreign forces. The offences carry a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.

The law is widely seen as Beijing’s attempt to suppress prodemocracy activists in Hong Kong. Canada has joined allies United States, Australia, and the U.K. in expressing “deep concern” over the imposition of the law.

Washington has also announced an end to exports of U.S.-origin defence equipment to Hong Kong, and suspended multiple bilateral agreements covering extradition and tax exemptions.

Canada has also suspended its extradition agreement with Hong Kong, and started accepting Hong Kong pro-democracy activists as refugees.

Huawei

A second proposed motion introduced by Conservative MP Shannon Stubbs calls for Huawei to be banned from participating in Canada鈥檚 5G network.

The Canadian government is yet to make a decision on whether to exclude Huawei from its 5G networks. Canada’s allies in the Five Eyes intelligence alliance, including the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, have already banned Huawei from their 5G networks, and the U.K. is planning to phase out the use of the company in its networks in the coming years.

Huawei was founded by a former officer in the People’s Liberation Army. Washington has warned Ottawa to expect cut back in intelligence sharing if Huawei is not banned from its 5G networks, as the United States is worried its data would be compromised.

A recent report by the British Parliament’s defence committee said there’s “clear evidence of collusion between Huawei and the Chinese state.”

Focus News: Conservatives Propose Motions to Ban Huawei From 5G, Sanction Officials Restricting Hong Kong Freedoms

Irvine City Council Candidates Address COVID-19, Housing, Environmental Issues

Five Irvine City Council candidates who participated in the second of two debates hosted by the Associated Students of the University of California, Irvine (ASUCI), on Oct. 14, said they want to build more affordable housing, safely reopen the economy, and build on the city’s Climate Action Plan. All 14 candidates were invited to participate in the virtual debate, however Vice Mayor Mike Carroll, Mark Newgent, John Park, and Hai Yang Liang declined. COVID-19 When candidates were asked how they would handle reopening the economy amid the pandemic, most agreed a safe recovery will hinge on frequent testing, social distancing, and ample supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Carrie O’Malley, a state public policy expert, vowed to create two public-private sector advisory committees, one to assist small businesses and another—including…


The article is from the Internet, and the content does not represent the position of this website.丨This website usesBY-NC-SAagreement for authorization
please indicate the link for reprint:Conservatives Propose Motions to Ban Huawei From 5G, Sanction Officials Restricting Hong Kong Freedoms
Likes (0)
Post my comment
Cancel comment

Hi,You need to fill in your nickname and email address!

  • Nickname (Required)
  • Email (Required)
  • Link
(5)Commenting
  1. Everything is very open with a precise description of the issues.It was really informative. Your site is useful.Thank you for sharing!
    steve harvey penis pills2020-10-18 18:55 (1 dayago)Reply
  2. It's amazing to pay a visit this web page and reading the views of all mates regarding this piece of writing, while I am also keen of getting experience.
    nuskin2020-10-18 13:30 (1 dayago)Reply
  3. Тhanks ѕo much pertaining to giving me аn update on this topic on уour web site.Please realise tһat іf a new post appears ᧐r in tһe event any alterations occur аbout the current post, I would want to ϲonsider reading a ⅼot more and learning how tо make gⲟod using of tһose methods ʏou wгite аbout. Thanks f᧐r уour time and consideration օf otһer individuals Ьy making this site availɑble.
    resort Ninh Binh2020-10-18 10:23 (1 dayago)Reply
  4. Perfect piece օf wߋrk you have done, tһis site iѕ reaⅼly cool with fantastic info.
    du lich Mu Cang Chai2020-10-18 09:35 (1 dayago)Reply
  5. I liҝed up to yoᥙ'll obtain carried out proper here.Tһe sketch is attractive, your authored material stylish.nevertheless, ʏou command get bought an impatience ᧐ver tһаt you wіsh ƅe handing oveг the fߋllowing.іn poor health fⲟr sure come furtһer in the past օnce more aѕ eҳactly the same nearⅼy ɑ lot regularly insidе of case you shield thіs hike.
    homestay Ninh Binh2020-10-18 08:29 (1 dayago)Reply