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US call to boycott China Olympics: Prof Shaun Breslin comments

US House speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for a international boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, in response to reports of human rights abuses by the Chinese government.

Professor Shaun Breslin, a renowned expert on China, comments.


Expert comment - why Black Lives Matter is a UK issue as well as a US one

"How many in Britain know about the Bristol Bus Boycott or the 1958 racist riots in Nottingham and Notting Hill?" As Black Lives Matter campaigners including actor John Boyega gather in Hyde Park, Dr Simon Peplow, Senior Teaching Fellow in 20th Century British History, turns the spotlight on "Britain’s long history of racism." 


Have the world's leaders fallen short in their pandemic response? Expert Comment

UN Secretrary General António Guterres has said that the Covid-19 pandemic was worsened by a lack of cooperation between countries and poor leadership. Professor Shirin Rai and Dr Briony Jones of PAIS and WICID comment.


Professor Franklyn Lisk on South Africa's xenophobic attacks

Professor Franklyn Lisk, of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, discusses the looting and violence in South Africa targeting foreigners in which five people have died.


Kim Jong-Un's unannounced visit to China - Expert comment on their relations

Professor Shaun Breslin comments on the relations between China, North Korea and the US, as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has arrived in Beijng for an unannounced visit, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Tue 08 Jan 2019, 11:20 | Tags: USA, China, Poltics and International Studies, Korea

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