Renew Europe presents a new EU-China strategy

Renew Europe presents a new EU-China strategy

Renew Europe presents a new EU-China strategy — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) It is exactly a year ago that China ended democracy in Hong Kong by introducing its National Security Law. Since then, China has rapidly ended most of the opposition against its authoritarian regime by putting pro-democracy politicians behind bars, ending media freedom and installing a blanket surveillance state.

In the West, we have naively thought that more trade and prosperity would automatically lead to more democracy. We could not have been more wrong.