- Thu, 02/09/2017 - 16:26
It is hard to think of Professor Elliot Sperling’s death as anything other than a colossal tragedy.
- Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:52
Under the pretext of joining the global war on terrorism, the Xi Jinping administration has imposed unprecedentedly harsh restrictions on the civil liberties and rights of the 10 million Uighurs living in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR).
- Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:42
Faced with the steady rise of modern dictatorships, the leaders of the democratic world long consoled themselves with the notion that their societies were immune to the problems that plague authoritarian settings.
- Mon, 02/06/2017 - 15:33
In memory of Elliot, who passed away last week. I recovered this from my email archive, dated September 17, 2016, the day after Ilham Tohti was nominated for the Sakharov Prize. It is published here for the first time.
- Fri, 02/03/2017 - 17:22
A photographer documents the daily lives — from the mundane to the invasive — of northwestern China’s Uyghur ethnic minority.
- Thu, 02/02/2017 - 17:39
China’s President Xi Jinping visited Davos and the United Nations office in Geneva this month, portraying himself as a defender of global order on issues ranging from climate change to peace, as the world anticipates the new Trump administration.
- Mon, 01/30/2017 - 16:57
China’s president wants to be seen as leading the defense of globalization, but this will be easier said than done.
- Fri, 01/27/2017 - 20:31
President now has 12 posts that give him control and oversight over most areas of government, the economy and the military
- Mon, 01/23/2017 - 18:10
Abusive Policies Planned for Uyghur Region
- Thu, 01/12/2017 - 19:30
The Chinese authorities launched a strong campaign against terrorism, with several restrictions to discriminate Muslims. The reason that led China to suppress much of the Uyghurs' freedom is not an aversion to Islam. Instead, its phobia is towards the threat of a loss of authority over its territory.