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State Security Indictments, Cult Trials Up in Xi Jinping's 2013

  • Thu, 01/08/2015 - 12:45

 Wednesday, January 07, 2015

This photo illustration taken on March 12, 2014, shows the logo of Chinese instant messaging platform called WeChat, which has taken the country by storm in just three years.

People Around the World Are Voluntarily Submitting to China’s Great Firewall. Why?

  • Wed, 01/07/2015 - 22:27

By Nathan Freitas
Jan. 6 2015 10:00 AM

Major General Zhou Yaning, left, who has been promoted in the strategic missile force, and Lieutenant General Liu Lei, now military political commissar in the Lanzhou regional command. Photos: SCMP Pictures

Political commissars promoted to serve in Xinjiang in PLA reshuffle

  • Wed, 01/07/2015 - 09:54

Officers to take up roles in China’s northwestern regional command, according to a mainland media report, the latest of dozens of personnel changes in the military

China to designate sanctioned places of worship

  • Tue, 12/30/2014 - 00:00

The Chinese government declared on Friday that it intends to publish a list of approved religious venues in order to "root out" illegal religious activities.

PRESS RELEASE: 33rd EU-China Dialogue on Human Rights

  • Wed, 12/10/2014 - 21:10

On 8-9 December 2014, the European Union and the People's Republic of China held the 33rd round of the EU-China Dialogue on Human Rights in Brussels.

Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., chairs the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.(Photo: Stephen J. Boitano, Gannett)

House panel investigates 'Confucius institutes'

  • Fri, 12/05/2014 - 22:44

Lawmakers are investigating whether academic freedom is being threatened at universities building campuses in China and partnering with the Chinese on "Confucius institutes" in the U.S.

  Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang talks to media in Beijing in this July 20, 2012 picture.  Credit: Reuters/Petar Kujundzic

Prominent China rights lawyer could face harsher charges: attorney

  • Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:43

Chinese prosecutors could upgrade the charges against a prominent human rights lawyer, saying that he incited "ethnic hatred and discrimination" when he wrote a microblog post criticizing the government's account of a mass knife attack, his lawyer said on Thursday.

Prominent Chinese journalist Gao Yu, pictured in 2007 in Hong Kong  © AFP/Getty

China: Trials of leading activists expose deep hypocrisy on rule of law

  • Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:41

Trials of two leading activists on Friday will lay bare the Chinese authorities’ duplicity over the rule of law, Amnesty International said. 

President Obama speaks with Chinese President Xi Jinping as Xi's wife, Peng Liyuan, talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Photo: Narendra Shrestha, European Pressphoto Agency)

FPI Bulletin: How Obama Can Finish Strong in Asia

  • Mon, 11/10/2014 - 20:55

President Obama arrived in Beijing today for the first in a series of summit meetings hosted by China, Burma, and Australia this week. 

Workers install a billboard of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit at the China National Convention Center in Beijing on Friday (AFP Photo/Greg Baker)

APEC restrictions 'worse than prison', says China dissident

  • Fri, 11/07/2014 - 19:38

Obama to arrive in Beijing on Monday for the summit and meetings with Xi Jinping

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