Fox News “The Next Revolution” host Steve Hilton unveiled new evidence Sunday linking COVID-19 origins to U.S. funded gain-of-function research in Wuhan.
Last week, Hilton revealed explosive evidence that linked COVID-19 to Dr. Anthony Fauci and EcoHealth Alliance, INC based in New York.
On Friday, the National Institute of Health (NIH) denied Hilton’s allegations in a statement.
In the statement, the NIH said that the research supported under the grant, to EcoHealth Alliance, did not involve the enhancement of the pathogenicity or transmissibility of the virus it studied.
But the project they linked in their statement was not the project that was under question.
“It’s a different project, with a different number,” Hilton said. “They’re right to say that this project doesn’t include gain-of-function research, but that’s not the one we asked about. The one we asked about does include gain-of-function research.”
“The statement we received from the NIH is totally deceptive.”
“You can blame China for the lab accident, the leak, but lab accidents happen all over the world, including here in America. That’s exactly why the Obama administration banned gain-of-function research,” Hilton said. “Once the leak happened, and the virus was circulating in Wuhan, you can certainly blame the Chinese regime for their coverup. And for allowing an outbreak to become a global pandemic.”
“The origin of this virus, the reason it exists, the reason it’s so contagious and infectious, the responsibility for that is increasingly clear.”
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and Dr. Fauci were asked by the Obama administration to stop funding gain-of-function research but continued to fund it.
“For that, surely they must be accountable.”
“Why isn’t Joe Biden furious about that?” Hilton asked.
“Isn’t this pandemic bad enough without us potentially funding and incubating the next one?”
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REPORT: China has vast network of covert police stations around the world
China has a vast network of covert police stations abroad, according to a recent report by Safeguard Defenders, an NGO that focuses on human rights violations in China and other Asian countries. These police stations serve consular functions, but are also used by China to crack down on what the CCP deems “illegal” activity of Chinese nationals abroad. The police stations include at least 38 run by the Fuzhou City police, and 22 run by the Qingtian City police. Cities housing these police stations include New York, Toronto (which has three stations), London (two), Paris (three), Buenos Aires, Rio De Janeiro, and Tokyo.
Key findings of the report are below.
“Persuaded to return”
According to China, China has “persuaded to return [to China]” 230,000 Chinese nationals living aboard from April 2021 to July 2022 alone to face charges of fraud and telecommunications fraud. A Yangxia police station set up in Mozambique, for example, persuaded a Chinese national to return to China after being accused of stealing money from his employer. Chinese authorities also put pressure on the accused family to convince the accused to surrender.
Roughly 54,000 Chinese nationals were persuaded to return from northern Myanmar alone, in the first nine months of 2021. In July 2022, the government of Wenchang City warned that its citizens living in northern Myanmar must check in with their local police stations or face multiple penalties including blocking their children from attending urban schools back in China. Similarly, in February 2022, the government of Liayang City stated that Chinese “illegally staying” in northern Myanmar must return or the bank accounts of their immediate family members could be frozen.
The Nine Forbidden Countries
China has claimed that nine countries contain serious levels of fraud and telecom fraud perpetrated by Chinese nationals. Since November 2021, China has declared that Chinese citizens living in these nine countries must return to China immediately unless they have an “emergency reason” or a “strict necessity” to travel or stay in those countries. Those countries are: Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, the UAE, and Turkey. However, the report questions whether these countries are truly awash in such fraud, as most of China’s oversees police stations are in the West, and only one of the nine countries (Cambodia) has such a police station. Chinese staying in the nine forbidden countries, as well as threats to family members as stated above, creates a “guilt-by-association” atmosphere intended to repatriate the Chinese nationals.
According to the report, Chinese police stations abroad serve to bypass “bilateral extradition treaties or other mechanisms of judicial cooperation” to cooperate with CCP-linked NGOs which effectively “[sets] up an alternative policing and judicial system within third countries.” Instead of using international judicial cooperation, which establishes due process, the presumption of innocence, and the right to a fair trial, China uses the above “persuade-to-return” methods and transnational police stations to circumvent international law and coerce Chinese nationals to return to China for trials. These policies show the power of China’s long-arm oppression over its own subjects.
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