- Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:46
Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, American business executives and political leaders of both parties repeatedly put forward what I label the “China fantasy”: the view that trade, foreign investment and increasing prosperity would lead to political liberalization in the world’s most populous country.
- Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:28
At a glance, the postponement of a court trial for two suspects in connection with the deadly bombing at the Erawan shrine due to the lack of an interpreter sparks suspicion there may be foul play in the case which has been long delayed.
- Mon, 10/17/2016 - 19:47
The daughter of jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti speaks out in support of her father after he wins a prestigious award.
- Thu, 10/06/2016 - 17:27
Xi Jinping consolidated power with laws that justify repression in the name of national security
- Fri, 09/30/2016 - 14:31
China on Thursday proudly announced that it would cooperate with the UN Human Rights Council. The promise came with the release of a policy paper, the National Human Rights Action Plan, outlining Beijing’s goals over the next four years.
- Wed, 09/28/2016 - 17:33
AS CHINA’S economy mushroomed in recent decades, outsiders often pointed out the need to establish rule of law, giving investors and business executives, both at home and abroad, a reliable set of rules upon which to make decisions.
- Tue, 09/20/2016 - 18:43
For far too long we have allowed the tyrant child to determine our actions. This must stop. We must stop fearing it.
- Thu, 09/08/2016 - 20:24
The gulf between Canada and China on human rights is vast. This isn’t something that normally needs pointing out, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, insisting he put the boots to the Chinese government over rights during his visit, seems confused.
- Fri, 09/02/2016 - 19:39
Washington, Brussels, and others have plenty of leverage over Beijing. Now they just have to use it.
- Fri, 07/29/2016 - 19:02
Two years ago, I was invited by the American Bar Association to prepare a manuscript for a book to be titled “Darkness Before Dawn.”