Olivia Enos

Olivia Enos, policy analyst in the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation, specializes in human rights and transnational criminal issues. These include human trafficking and human smuggling, drug trafficking, religious freedom, and other social and humanitarian challenges facing Asia.

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Chinese Communist Party Targets Families of Uighur Activists
Chinese Communist Party Targets Families of Uighur Activists

It has become a regular practice of the Chinese Communist Party to try to silence Uighur activists abroad by holding their family members in Xinjiang hostage.

North Korea Should Face Consequences for Expanding Political Prison Camps
North Korea Should Face Consequences for Expanding Political Prison Camps

For years the international community has decried gross violations of human rights inside the prison camps. The recent expansion of the prison camp system, however, increases the need for the US government to take substantive actions to address human rights issues in North Korea.

Protecting Rohingya after the Coup in Burma
Protecting Rohingya after the Coup in Burma

The brutalities endured by Burma’s Rohingya—the country’s most vulnerable population—were bad even before the recent coup. The US response must take their plight into account, or risk making it even worse.

ProvCast Ep. 50: Hong Kong’s Democracy Faces its “Worst-Case Scenario” (Olivia Enos)
ProvCast Ep. 50: Hong Kong’s Democracy Faces its “Worst-Case Scenario”

This week the Chinese Communist Party approved a decision to “establish and enhance the legal framework and enforcement mechanisms for…

Deceived and Sold: How China Treats North Korean Female Defectors
Deceived and Sold: How China Treats North Korean Female Defectors

An estimated 74.6 percent of North Korean defectors become victims of human trafficking in China, and the situation is worse for female defectors.

ProvCast Ep. 41: Hong Kong in Crisis — A Conversation with Olivia Enos

Managing editor Drew Griffin sits down with Olivia Enos of the Heritage Foundation to discuss the ongoing crisis in Hong Kong, human rights, and the plight of Christians and Communist China.

Chinese Government Targets Children to Further Control Uighurs
Chinese Government Targets Children to Further Control Uighurs

New reports detail how the Chinese Communist Party is now systematically separating Uighur children and parents to transform their communities and shape their individual responses to God-given choices.

What We’ve Learned from Hong Kong Protests So Far
What We’ve Learned from the Hong Kong Protests So Far

When Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Hong Kong’s Legislative Council originally introduced the proposed extradition law in late March 2019, they could never have predicted the firestorm it would set off.

ProvCast Ep. 22: Postmortem of the Trump-Kim Summit, and What Should Happen Next

Olivia Enos—a policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation who traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam, for President Trump’s second summit with Kim Jong-un—reviews the current economic and human rights situation in North Korea, what happened at the summit, Trump canceling military exercises, and Kim continuing his missile program. She also gives her advice for what the US should do next.

What to Expect from the Inter-Korean Summit
What to Expect from the Inter-Korean Summit

The US and South Korea should have contingencies ready in case negotiations with North Korea don’t go as planned.