China

US Federal Bureau of Investigation Seeks Further Cooperation with China

  • Wed, 06/13/2007 - 12:00

The FBI, America's federal police agency, says it is seeking increased cooperation with its Chinese counterparts, and is offering the Chinese assistance for the 2008 Olympic games. An FBI official says one obstacle to cooperation is the lack of an extradition treaty, making repatriation of wanted individuals from one country to the other more difficult. Daniel Schearf reports from Beijing.

China wanted cash to discuss human rights

  • Mon, 06/11/2007 - 12:00

Chinese diplomats offered to allow Canada to discuss sensitive human-rights issues if Canada paid for "goodwill gestures" such as foreign scholarships and sabbaticals for Chinese bureaucrats, a researcher says.

Canada called easy target for spies

  • Thu, 06/07/2007 - 12:00

A Chinese defector who once estimated that 1,000 Chinese agents are operating in Australia says that Canada likely has a comparable amount within its borders.

G8 urged to address China's rights record

  • Tue, 06/05/2007 - 12:00

China's human rights record should be properly addressed at this week's meeting of the Group of Eight leading industrial nations in Germany, an exile group said on Tuesday.

China: Tiananmen Legacy Defies Olympic Gloss

  • Fri, 06/01/2007 - 12:00

China's total failure to account for the massacre of June 4, 1989 casts a pall on its efforts to project a new image and continues to spawn more abuses, Human Rights Watch said today.

Ministry of Public Security's Olympics Scrutiny Notice Reveals CCP's Desperation, Violation of Human Rights, and Opposition to the Olympic Spirit

  • Tue, 05/29/2007 - 12:00

Recently, Chinese authorities sent out the following directive: Since early-April, the Chinese police have been secretly issuing "Notification on Strictly Carrying Out Background Investigations on Candidates for the Olympics and Performing a Pre-Selection Test" to each province, autonomous region, police stations and bureaus in municipalities directly under the Central Government.

China misses key opportunity on human rights

  • Tue, 05/22/2007 - 12:00

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) have today condemned China's decision to walk out of an EU-China experts' seminar on human rights, which had been scheduled to take place on 10-11 May in Berlin.

European NGOs calls on EU to Ensure Human Rights in China Before 2008 Olympics

  • Wed, 05/16/2007 - 12:00

After more than a decade of EU-China human rights dialogue, it is time to add up the results and draw conclusions, said a panel of NGOs at a press conference in Brussels in the run-up to the next round of EU-China dialogue in Berlin.

Fire attack on Mao's Tiananmen portrait

  • Tue, 05/15/2007 - 12:00

Chinese police say they have detained an unemployed man who set fire to the famed giant portrait of revolutionary leader Mao Zedong that hangs in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

Identifying Chinese Agents

  • Thu, 05/03/2007 - 12:00

German intelligence agencies seized the occasion of the second World Uighur Congress (WUC) in Munich in late November to identify Guoanbu agents.

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