The Future of Political, Economic and Security Relations with China

  • Wed, 05/02/2007 - 12:00

John D. Negroponte, Deputy Secretary of State; Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Washington, DC

International Olympic Committee sidesteps human rights issues in China

  • Fri, 04/27/2007 - 12:00

The IOC will not pressure China on human rights or other political issues ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. "We are not in a position that we can give instructions to governments as to how they ought to behave," Hein Verbruggen, chief of the IOC's coordination commission for the Beijing Games, said Wednesday.


  • Wed, 04/11/2007 - 12:00

The death, destruction and human misery in Sudan's western region of Darfur may now be worse than at any time since the conflict started four years ago - if that's possible.  As the world struggles to end the bloodshed in Darfur, one of the biggest stumbling blocks is China's support of Sudanese President Omar al Bashir's Islamist government.

Chinese Embassy Tried to Silence TV Network in Canada, Leaked Document Shows

  • Wed, 04/04/2007 - 12:00

The Chinese embassy in Ottawa campaigned aggressively to keep a television network that is critical of the Chinese regime off Canadian airwaves, a document obtained by The Epoch Times shows.

Amnesty queries China over Panchen Lama in rare talks

  • Tue, 04/03/2007 - 12:00

Human rights group Amnesty International raised concerns in a rare meeting Friday with the Chinese government about the detained child chosen successor to Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Chinese Village Struggles to Save Dying Language

  • Thu, 03/22/2007 - 12:00

Seated cross-legged in her farmhouse on the kang, a brick sleeping platform warmed by a fire below, Meng Shujing lifted her chin and sang a lullaby in Manchu, softly but clearly.

China: National People's Congress Should Adopt Human Rights Reforms

  • Wed, 03/07/2007 - 11:00

China's National People's Congress (NPC) should adopt reforms in 10 areas to strengthen human rights protections, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao today. The congress, which meets annually and is attended by more than 3,000 delegates, is meeting through March 15.

China holds GTA man in jail without charge

  • Tue, 02/20/2007 - 11:00

A Chinese Canadian businessman from Mississauga has been detained – without formal charge – in Fujian, China, for four months in the midst of a business dispute with his distribution company's Hong Kong supplier.

A Palace For Sudan - China's No-Strings Aid Undermines the West

  • Tue, 02/06/2007 - 11:00

Last week China's leader, Hu Jintao, provided Sudan with an interest-free loan to build a presidential palace. With that gesture, Hu demonstrated his contempt for the Western understanding of the world -- and for Western policy toward his own country.

Chinese Official Publishes Rebuke of Bush

  • Sun, 02/04/2007 - 11:00

A senior Chinese government official issued a rare public rebuke of President Bush on Thursday, accusing him of waging a “unilateral battle against terrorists that had worsened global tensions.