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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Introduction

  • Tue, 02/10/2009 - 11:00

In 2008, the numbers of journalists killed and jailed both dropped for the first time since the war on terror was launched in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.

Out of the Closet: "china's Other Tibet"

  • Sun, 02/08/2009 - 11:00

The 2008 Olympics held in Beijing helped bring into the limelight the plight of ethnic minorities in China, subject to ‘gross human rights violations’, according to Amnesty International.

The UN Will Critique China's Human Rights Record

  • Tue, 02/03/2009 - 11:00

New hopes were expressed at a hearing, Jan. 27, on Capitol Hill, among several Congress members and China experts that the Obama administration will be more forthcoming than the Bush administration in holding China accountable for its unacceptable human rights record.

Obama to test US-China ties: analysts

  • Mon, 02/02/2009 - 11:00

The United States and China are set for new tensions under Barack Obama amid extra pressure caused by the economic crisis, but will likely work together to iron out their differences, analysts say.

USA/China: Amnesty International Testimony Human Rights in China And UN's Universal Periodic Review

  • Fri, 01/30/2009 - 11:00

Presented by T. Kumar Advocacy Director Asia & Pacific Amnesty International USA on January 27, 2009

Retarding democracy - China's strategic priority

  • Thu, 01/29/2009 - 11:00

China is “well on the way to defeating the global forces of democracy” as it strives to shape Southeast Asia and the wider world to reflect its own authoritarian priorities and imperatives, argues China analyst Edward Friedman.

Obama takes on China-US ties

  • Tue, 01/27/2009 - 11:00

Al Jazeera Beijing correspondent Melissa Chan looks at what changes - or otherwise - Barack Obama will bring to US-China relations.

The Status of Human Rights in China: The U.N. Universal Periodic Review

  • Tue, 01/27/2009 - 11:00

Testimony of Uyghur democracy leader Rebiya Kadeer in front of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission regarding the Uyghur human rights situation on the eve of China's Universal Periodic Review.

Obama Inauguration Inspires China

  • Mon, 01/26/2009 - 11:00

How do people in China see the new U.S. administration?

Letter from East Turkestan

  • Mon, 01/26/2009 - 11:00

Alim Seytoff examines the Chinese government's pre- and post-Olympics campaign of intimidation against the Uyghur people.