Tag: Freedom House

Surveillance equipment from controversial Chinese company is used in Denmark

The Chinese company Hikvision supplies surveillance equipment to several public institutes in Denmark but according to US-based think tank Freedom House and the US government, the company’s equipment is involved in repression in China, Jyllands-Posten reports. It is Danish public institutions like The Armed Forces, HCA Airport in Odense, the Port of Aalborg, and Aalborg…

Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia are “not free”

According to Freedom House’s 2021 freedom rankings, Thailand is described as ‘not free” which puts the country back to the position held during the coup years, Bangkok Post reports. Other Asian countries damningly described as having no freedom at all are Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia while the only three countries considered to afford their citizens…