A PEN American Center rally with the New York City Light Brigade displays the message, “Free Expression,” in English and Chinese, at the Brooklyn Museum, April 10, 2014. A retrospective of artist Ai Weiwei's work opens at the museum today.

Ai Weiwei’s Reach Draws New Yorkers’ Attention to Free Speech

  • Sun, 04/20/2014 - 22:22

“Ai Weiwei retweeted me!” exclaimed a young blonde woman, laughing and waving her iPhone in the air with excitement.

Doctors are pictured performing surgery on the website, which advertises organs for international recipients, in contravention of Chinese commitments to the global medical community. Two top organ transplantation groups recently penned an open letter to Xi Jinping, head of the Communist Party, to clean up the country's abusive organ transplant regime. (Screenshot/

International Transplant Community Raises Voice Against China’s Abuses

  • Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:03

By Matthew Robertson
April 7, 2014

Ai Weiwei, 2012. Photo by Gao Yuan

PEN American Center to premiere never-before-seen video message from artist Ai Weiwei in Brooklyn

  • Wed, 04/02/2014 - 21:25

Writers Stage Literary Protest for Free Expression In Solidarity with Chinese Artists and Writers

A detail of the 1735 d'Anville map showing ''China Proper''.

Angela Merkel's historical China map flap

  • Wed, 04/02/2014 - 20:16

Last week German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping at a dinner where they exchanged gifts.

On EU Visit, Chinese President Caught in Ukraine Dilemma

  • Tue, 04/01/2014 - 17:45

China's President Xi Jinping is wrapping up a week-long tour of Europe aimed at fostering better economic ties with its number one trading partner.

President Malosse calls for a dialogue between China and Tibet and human rights ahead of pandas!

  • Mon, 03/31/2014 - 20:07

Henri Malosse, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, participated on 31 March in a demonstration for human rights in China.

China to crack down on videos, audios promoting terrorism

  • Mon, 03/31/2014 - 19:53

China will crack down on videos and audio recordings that promote terrorism, religious extremism and separatism, the government said on Monday.

China's President Xi in Germany to boost ties

  • Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:38

Chinese President Xi Jinping has received a warm welcome from Germany’s President Joachim Gauck during his first official visit to Berlin on the third leg of his European tour on Friday.

Merkel Should Speak Frankly to China on Rights

  • Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:34

Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to use the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to address the human rights situation in China in both private and public talks.

Photo illustration: Shutterstock

China ramps up army of “opinion monitors”

  • Wed, 03/26/2014 - 19:16

Internet monitoring in China is an intensive process.