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The Legacy of Tiananmen
June 06, 2018
The Legacy of Tiananmen
China's leaders made some cold-blooded calculations before sending in the tanks. Their choices still echo today.
The Legacy of Tiananmen
Was Merkel’s Visit to China Successful?
May 29, 2018
Was Merkel’s Visit to China Successful?
While achieving a united front on the Iran nuclear deal, Merkel stood firm on human rights issues.
Was Merkel’s Visit to China Successful?
Uyghurs: Victims of 21st Century Concentration Camps
May 18, 2018
Uyghurs: Victims of 21st Century Concentration Camps
More than a million Uyghurs are believed to be in Chinese “re-education centers.”
Uyghurs: Victims of 21st Century Concentration Camps
China’s Ever-Expanding Surveillance State
April 25, 2018
China’s Ever-Expanding Surveillance State
Recent developments shed light on the phenomenon’s immediate and long-term implications.
China’s Ever-Expanding Surveillance State
China's Flawed Model for Peace
April 03, 2018
China's Flawed Model for Peace
Xi promised to provide “Chinese solutions” to world problems, but its strategy for managing conflict has serious flaws.
China's Flawed Model for Peace
China’s Trojan Horse Human Rights Resolution
March 22, 2018
China’s Trojan Horse Human Rights Resolution
A China-backed UN resolution on “mutually beneficial cooperation” might not be all it seems.
China’s Trojan Horse Human Rights Resolution
Jerome Cohen: Xi and CCP Aim for Unchallenged Power
March 07, 2018
Jerome Cohen: Xi and CCP Aim for Unchallenged Power
To whom much is given, much will be required.
Jerome Cohen: Xi and CCP Aim for Unchallenged Power
Again, Sweden Condemns China for Detaining Bookseller Gui Minhai
February 06, 2018
Again, Sweden Condemns China for Detaining Bookseller Gui Minhai
Despite pressure from the international community, China hasn’t provided any explanation on Gui’s rearrest so far.
Again, Sweden Condemns China for Detaining Bookseller Gui Minhai
China’s Grim Christmas Ritual: Imprisoning Dissidents
January 24, 2018
China’s Grim Christmas Ritual: Imprisoning Dissidents
Xie Yang was the latest activist to be sentenced during the Christmas holiday season.
China’s Grim Christmas Ritual: Imprisoning Dissidents
Michael Caster on China's Forced Disappearances
January 10, 2018
Michael Caster on China's Forced Disappearances
Caster talks about a new collection of firsthand accounts from the disappeared.
Michael Caster on China's Forced Disappearances
With the Liberal West in Decline, Will China Be Given Free Rein?
December 14, 2017
With the Liberal West in Decline, Will China Be Given Free Rein?
A leaderless liberal West seems increasingly willing to defer to China, even if it compromises liberal values at home.
With the Liberal West in Decline, Will China Be Given Free Rein?
China’s Stealthy Holiday Crackdowns
December 14, 2017
China’s Stealthy Holiday Crackdowns
Dissident convictions and acts of censorship seem timed to avoid lumps of coal from international observers.
China’s Stealthy Holiday Crackdowns
China Promotes Human Rights 'With Chinese Characteristics'
December 12, 2017
China Promotes Human Rights 'With Chinese Characteristics'
Ahead of Human Rights Day, China hosted a human rights forum for developing countries.
China Promotes Human Rights 'With Chinese Characteristics'
Taiwan’s Human Rights Revolution and China’s Devolution
October 03, 2017
Taiwan’s Human Rights Revolution and China’s Devolution
There is an increasing divergence between China and Taiwan with respect to protecting human rights.
Taiwan’s Human Rights Revolution and China’s Devolution
Why Should We Pay Attention to China’s Televised Confessions?
September 23, 2017
Why Should We Pay Attention to China’s Televised Confessions?
If we want to understand China, the recent televised trial of a Taiwanese human rights advocate is a good place to start.
Why Should We Pay Attention to China’s Televised Confessions?
Has China Really Made Great Progress on Human Rights?
September 16, 2017
Has China Really Made Great Progress on Human Rights?
As the 19th Party Congress approaches, China has compiled a book on great achievements in human rights.
Has China Really Made Great Progress on Human Rights?
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