- Thu, 06/02/2016 - 20:12
“China is simply not turning out as many had expected and have worked so long and hard to realize — a liberal China,” notes David Shambaugh, a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University.
Making the Case for Nominating Ilham Tohti for the Sakharov Prize – My Remarks at the European Parliament
- Wed, 06/01/2016 - 19:15
I’m not always acutely aware of identity as a Han Chinese, but this is one of those few occasions when I am. I am deeply honored to be here, speaking about Ilham Tohti. You will see why.
- Thu, 05/26/2016 - 21:56
Since violent ethnic protests and riots erupted in the western borderlands of China in 2008 and 2009, many scholars have been trying to pinpoint the sources of the unrest.
- Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:26
Armed conflicts are like living organisms. Some grow and die in the blink of an eye, others ebb and flow like the tides of a river and others survive half buried, but alive, for centuries. In Xinjiang, its been over 300 years … and counting.
- Wed, 05/18/2016 - 23:19
India denies that it caved to pressure from China in cancelling a prominent Uighur activist’s visa, but its explanations don’t stand up to scrutiny.
- Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:03
India’s bungled handling of Dolkun Isa’s visa will have long-term ramifications for Delhi’s China policy.
- Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:56
The cancellation of the visa will inevitably damage the credibility of the government and expose it to the charge that it does not have the ability to stand up to Chinese pressure.
- Wed, 04/20/2016 - 19:29
For more than a decade, China has embraced its “Go West” policy of spreading industrialization and economic growth from coastal provinces inland.
- Thu, 04/07/2016 - 19:34
Ilham Tohti, an Economics professor formerly at Minzu University in Beijing, and an advocate for the rights of the Chinese Uighur community, still sits in jail, sentenced to a life in prison for expressing his beliefs in a peaceful way.
- Thu, 04/07/2016 - 19:11
“China’s censors, secret police, and even President Xi Jinping may not be as all-powerful as they appear.”