- Thu, 01/07/2016 - 20:12
China's National People's Congress unanimously passed the country's first counter-terrorism law on December 27. The new law has been hailed by some Chinese commentators as an "unambiguous legal document" that "conforms to the new developments in the global fight against terrorism" and as a tool to "help fight terrorism at home and help maintain global security".
- Wed, 01/06/2016 - 21:13
Front Line Defenders reports that 156 HRDs were killed or died in detention in 25 countries in the first eleven months of 2015.
How China Tries To Censor The Whole World Read the full article: How China Tries To Censor The Whole World
- Tue, 01/05/2016 - 18:49
Already very active within the country, Chinese censorship is now being applied outside its borders, and via the Internet. What are the implications for China, and the rest of us?
- Mon, 12/28/2015 - 19:20
Pulitzer winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh’s latest article on the Syria tragedy, in which he alleges that Pentagon leaders, including former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Dempsey, conducted a secret alliance with Assad and Putin to undermine Obama, sent shockwaves around the internet.
- Mon, 12/28/2015 - 19:03
Beijing’s effort to revive ancient trade routes is causing geopolitical strains, with countries like Turkey increasingly worried about becoming too dependent on China.
- Wed, 12/23/2015 - 20:19
What was once an adversarial relationship is giving way to a strategic partnership.
- Mon, 12/21/2015 - 18:40
Thanks to its insulation from the outside world, a powerful repressing apparatus and its “third world” status, China was long free of major terror attacks.
- Thu, 12/17/2015 - 19:13
Three women of Muslim heritage receive the Lantos Human Rights prize on Thursday (December 10).
- Wed, 12/16/2015 - 13:58
There’s a logic to China’s urbanization scheme, but its social and cultural impacts are complex.
- Wed, 12/16/2015 - 13:51
An incident at a Thai detention centre last month offers an example of China’s growing reach and influence. It’s also a reminder of how difficult it is going to be for us to manage a positive relationship with China without losing sight of core Canadian interests. Difficult, but not impossible.