John Key and Xi by Susan Grimsdell

Xi Jinping is the paramount leader of China and has been since 2012.  That means he is the power behind whatever actions China takes on the world scene and no doubt at home.   Over that time period China has crushed democracy in Hong Kong, and now threatens Taiwan with extreme violence.  China has also imprisoned about a million Uyghurs.  Prisons in China are unlikely to be pleasant places to serve out sentences, if indeed the victims have had the formality of a trial and a finite sentence.  It’s hard to imagine so… Read More