Commentary

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.

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.

How China branded Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo a traitor

  • Sat, 12/11/2010 - 11:00

The magazine is banned in mainland China. So, too, is its Web site. Its editor is barred from visiting the land of his birth. Yet Chinese authorities have repeatedly cited reporting from the blacklisted publication.

Ambivalence, Idealism, and the Nobel Peace Prize

  • Sat, 12/11/2010 - 11:00

This time last year, I was celebrating Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.

Liu Xiaobo: China's Nobel public affairs disaster

  • Sat, 12/11/2010 - 11:00

Maybe, with hindsight, China would have done things differently.

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.

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….. 

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.

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.

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