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A recent Pew survey finds that China's favorability rating among Americans is at its lowest level since Pew began polling attitudes towards China in 2005. Photo Source: telegraph.co.uk

China Scores Low Marks on Human Rights in 14 Democracies

  • Wed, 07/20/2016 - 17:54

According to a June report from the Pew Research Center, more than 60 percent of respondents in 14 democratic countries across North America, Europe, and Asia believe that the Chinese government does not respect the personal freedoms of its people

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) has sent an appeal to EU Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, demanding that the catastrophic human rights situation in the People’s Republic should be on the agenda. Photo: European External Action Service via Flickr

Human rights must be on the agenda during the EU-China-Summit in Beijing!

  • Wed, 07/13/2016 - 21:39

EU must criticized persecution of Tibetans, Uyghurs and civil rights activists

Zhou Yongkang

China jails 'Xinjiang sage' connected to former security chief

  • Fri, 07/08/2016 - 18:34

A court in central China on Friday jailed for seven years on corruption charges a man identified by Chinese media as a fortune teller and healer connected to China's disgraced former public security chief Zhou Yongkang.

Russia, China fight UN effort to extend human rights onto the internet

  • Fri, 07/01/2016 - 11:36

Vote at Human Rights Council to take place Friday

China ramps up information warfare operations abroad

  • Thu, 06/30/2016 - 21:51

China’s participation in and sponsorship of international conferences, closed-door trilateral meetings and other forms of academic exchanges has exploded in recent years.

The Conservative party’s human rights commission says Xi Jinping has presided over the most intense crackdown since the Tiananmen massacre. Photograph: TASS / Barcroft Images

UK should rethink China friendship over human rights, Tory group urges

  • Thu, 06/30/2016 - 21:38

Human rights commission’s report details crackdown on human rights lawyers, Hong Kong booksellers and journalists

China replaces its internet czar. Will its policies change, too?

  • Wed, 06/29/2016 - 18:52

China will replace its top Internet regulator and censor Lu Wei, who had become the face of the government during its negotiations with foreign technology companies.

FILE - Computer users sit near a monitor display with a message from the Chinese police on the proper use of the Internet at an Internet cafe in Beijing, China.

China Seeks On-Off Switch for Internet

  • Wed, 06/29/2016 - 18:46

A controversial cyber security law that is under review in China will give authorities the power to shut down the internet and block all communications online when so-called “emerging social security events” occur.

China's President Xi Jinping (pictured, C) reminded top state media outlets to "strictly adhere to the orders of the Chinese Communist Party" during a series of high-profile visits to their headquarters in February

China's propaganda department 'not good enough at propaganda'

  • Thu, 06/09/2016 - 19:56

China's propaganda department, tasked with controlling the media and arts, has been given a slap on the wrist for not being good enough at shaping public opinion, according to a report on a government website.

A file photo of Lei Yang

Dispatches: China Should End Deaths in Police Custody

  • Fri, 05/27/2016 - 18:11

The death of 29-year-old Lei Yang on May 7 while in police custody sparked a firestorm of criticism against the police across China.

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