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.
More pro-democracy leaders in Hong Kong have been arrested—including, astoundingly, a 90-year-old renowned Catholic cardinal, Joseph Zen.
Olivia EnosMay 17, 2022
Recent coronavirus outbreaks have led Vietnam to impose harsher restrictions to protect the health of citizens. But COVID-19 has also enabled the socialist government to ramp up its persecution of Christians.
Cora Wack & Olivia EnosAugust 11, 2021
Given the gravity of the situation in China, the administration and Congress must step up efforts to hold the CCP accountable for its violations of religious freedom.
Hannah So & Olivia EnosMay 10, 2021
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.
Olivia Enos & Luke KimMay 5, 2021
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.
Luke Kim & Olivia EnosMarch 17, 2021
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.
Hannah So & Olivia EnosFebruary 16, 2021
An estimated 74.6 percent of North Korean defectors become victims of human trafficking in China, and the situation is worse for female defectors.
Olivia Enos & Yujin KimOctober 2, 2019
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.
Olivia Enos & Sarah BrownAugust 14, 2019
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.
Olivia Enos & Sarah BrownAugust 13, 2019
The US and South Korea should have contingencies ready in case negotiations with North Korea don’t go as planned.
Olivia EnosApril 26, 2018