Commentary

Eloquence of the empty chair

  • Sat, 12/11/2010 - 11:00

The empty chair at yesterday's Nobel peace prize ceremony is a needed reminder of two things.

When did basic human values become un-Chinese?

  • Sat, 12/11/2010 - 11:00

The morning before the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded, the Communist Party- controlled media released a statement denouncing the man who would have been in Oslo to receive it, if he were not banned from attending the ceremony.

China's Global War on Human Rights

  • Thu, 12/09/2010 - 11:00

Why Beijing is promoting a world-wide rejection of postwar international norms.

Human rights rebuke to China

  • Thu, 12/09/2010 - 11:00

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awards the Nobel Peace Prize Friday to jailed Chinese pro-democracy dissident Liu Xiaobo.

Let Liu Xiaobo's wife accept his Nobel Peace Prize

  • Mon, 12/06/2010 - 11:00

Hope dims that you will join peace-loving governments around the world by allowing Liu Xia to travel to Oslo this week to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of her husband, Liu Xiaobo.

The Internal Political Situation In China

  • Mon, 12/06/2010 - 11:00

An editorial published on October 15, 2010, by the Communist Party controlled “Global Times” said:  “China has changed a lot. In the future it will continue to adopt gradualism to bring about changes. No force can compel the nation to change what cannot be changed at the moment….. 

Don't Get Your Hopes Up About Chinese Political Reform

  • Fri, 12/03/2010 - 11:00

In recent weeks, there has been growing discussion about China’s internal political situation. Most tantalizing to the American press was Premier Wen Jiabao’s comments about the desirability of Chinese political reform.

China-North Korea alliance frustrates South

  • Fri, 12/03/2010 - 11:00

Stepping into the Korean War (1950-53) to help North Korea, China’s communist leader Mao Zedong compared the relationship between the two countries to ``lips and teeth’’ _ if the lips are gone, the teeth would shiver in the cold.

From WikiChina

  • Wed, 12/01/2010 - 11:00

While secrets from WikiLeaks were splashed all over the American newspapers, I couldn’t help but wonder: What if China had a WikiLeaker and we could see what its embassy in Washington was reporting about America?

Scolding China Won't Help

  • Wed, 12/01/2010 - 11:00

As someone who has seen firsthand China’s progress over the last two decades, I have been deeply disappointed in Beijing’s treatment of Liu Xiaobo since he won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.

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