The PRC operates police stations abroad without the knowledge of local authorities. Two are located in Prague.
As the concept grows bigger, the contours become hazier.
The public hearing held at the Czech Chamber of Deputies under the auspices of Eva Decroix MP and Senator Pavel Fischer led to a single clear-cut conclusion: if there is a (political) will, there is a way.
Tonight (5 September 2022), starting at 18:00 the Czech Parliament will be hosting a hearing on its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, chaired by key Foreign Affairs committee members from both the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky is also expected to attend.
Confucius Institutes as CCP influence platforms
It won’t leave the shrinking “16+1” anytime soon.
A note on the CCP’s engagement with Buddhism in Mongolia, Japan and Australia.
The new Czech government still struggles with the lingering power of the president and special business interest.
French MP Buon Tan’s links to the CCP’s united front system and International Liaison Department.
Paper presented at the workshop “Mapping China’s footprint in the world IV”, organised by Sinopsis and the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute.