July 13, 2020
Remember Liu Xiaobo by Supporting Rights Activists in China
By Yaqiu Wang
On the anniversary of the death of Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, the fight for human rights in China continues.
July 15, 2019
Which Countries Are For or Against China's Xinjiang Policies?
By Catherine Putz
Last week, two coalitions sent competing letters to the UN Human Rights Council criticizing or backing China's Xinjiang policies.
February 23, 2019
As Global Democracy Retreats, Ethnic Cleansing Is on the Rise
By Michael J. Abramowitz and Arch Puddington
The international norm against ethnic cleansing is not just being swept aside. It is at risk of being replaced.
October 08, 2018
What Does 'Competition' Between the United States and China Really Mean?
By Ankit Panda
Many of Mike Pence's grievances with China were valid, but competition alone is not a strategy.
October 10, 2017
Political Struggles at Home Shape Beijing’s Meddling Abroad
By Sarah Cook
Authoritarian rule in China poses a growing threat to democracy elsewhere.
October 03, 2017
Taiwan’s Human Rights Revolution and China’s Devolution
By Margaret K. Lewis
There is an increasing divergence between China and Taiwan with respect to protecting human rights.
September 23, 2017
Why Should We Pay Attention to China’s Televised Confessions?
By Dinah Gardner
If we want to understand China, the recent televised trial of a Taiwanese human rights advocate is a good place to start.
October 07, 2016
Kidnapped by China: Beijing's Battle Against Dissidents and Free Speech
By Cholpon Orozobekova
Since 2015, China has allegedly begun abducting dissidents from third countries.
October 05, 2016
When in China, Do as Chinese Do: The Unfortunate Case of Professor Ilham Tohti
By Patrik K. Meyer
Coercing the Chinese regime into accepting Western values and principles is ineffective.
August 04, 2016
Activists and Lawyers Jailed in China’s Latest Crackdown
By Cal Wong
Three activists, detained during last summer's massive crackdown, are sentenced to prison terms.
September 23, 2015
The Obama-Xi State Visit: Any Room for Human Rights?
By Jared Genser
The agenda is packed, but human rights issues are likely to get short shrift.
July 21, 2015
Just How Far Will Chinese Tolerate the CCP's Authoritarianism?
By J. Michael Cole
Xi Jinping's crackdown may not be tolerated forever.