- Mon, 09/21/2015 - 19:30
Canceling this week’s state dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping or downgrading it to a burger-and-fries get-together, as some Republican presidential candidates proposed, would have been foolish.
- Mon, 09/14/2015 - 19:24
BY ISABEL LARROCA
9/12/15 AT 1:37 PM
- Tue, 09/08/2015 - 12:51
Now, it’s personal. Until last week the world’s migrant crisis was abstract, a procession of humanity as statistics. The 59.5 million people forcibly displaced by the end of last year, two-thirds of them uprooted from home within their own country.
- Mon, 08/24/2015 - 19:25
THE CHINESE government has sent covert law enforcement agents to the United States to intimidate expatriates into returning to China, the New York Times recently reported.
- Fri, 07/17/2015 - 13:57
It’s known by the evocative term “refoulement” — the returning of refugees to the country whence they have escaped to avoid persecution that can involve violence, torture imprisonment and even death.
Disdain for International Human Rights Standards Causes Uyghurs to Flee China, the Same Contempt Forcibly Returns Them
- Thu, 07/16/2015 - 22:33
On July 8, the Thai government forcibly returned 109 Uyghur refugees to China. By delivering these individuals into the hands of their persecutors, Thailand contravened international law.
- Mon, 07/13/2015 - 18:46
After a barrage of condemnation from the United States, the European Union, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and a host of human rights groups, over the Thai government’s "forced deportation" of 109 Uighur men back to China, Beijing has come to Thailand's rescue.
- Tue, 06/23/2015 - 21:14
China's recent crackdown on its Muslim minority population will deepen resentment and further radicalisation.
- Tue, 06/09/2015 - 23:13
IT IS common for tyrants to claim that human rights are an “internal matter” and should not concern outsiders.
- Sat, 05/16/2015 - 08:53
Since 2013, China has been hyping its New Silk Road project. It launched a massive public relations campaign – which even held out the prospect of “Silk Road Tourism” – to turn the idea of a global transportation network into an incentive to cooperate with China and an expression of an Asian “community of destiny”.