- Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:33
The increasing timidity of Western democracies to pursue the principle of responsibility to protect at an international level is leaving the Chinese government with the freedom to oppress
- Tue, 05/07/2013 - 22:17
Discourses surrounding the ‘war on terror’ have proved useful in China’s concerted efforts to deny the rights of the Uyghur population, who faced yet another deadly attack on 23 April
- Fri, 05/03/2013 - 23:24
What happens in China does not stay in China. Everything and everybody is connected in today’s world. Neither China nor America is an island. What happens in one country impacts the other – and often, all humanity.
- Thu, 05/02/2013 - 22:01
Two outbreaks of deadly violence in Xinjiang this week highlight China's failure to bring stability to its troubled far west Muslim frontier.
- Tue, 04/30/2013 - 00:00
While Turkish media showed great interest in the massacre in which 21 people were killed in East Turkestan (Xinjiang), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has not even made a statement yet.
- Tue, 04/23/2013 - 20:12
China can become a beacon for the world -- if it trades in its conservative foreign policy for one that emphasizes universal values.
- Tue, 04/23/2013 - 20:10
The release of China’s biennial defense white paper has been getting some press for its revelations about the People’s Liberation Army’s force structure.
- Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:24
The internet was expected to help democratise China. Instead, it has enabled the authoritarian state to get a firmer grip, says Gady Epstein. But for how long?
- Mon, 04/01/2013 - 22:04
IN March 2012 I met Torbjorn Loden, the Swedish professor of Chinese language and culture, in Hong Kong.