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.

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China ramps up army of “opinion monitors”

  • Wed, 03/26/2014 - 19:16

Internet monitoring in China is an intensive process.

China Universal Periodic Review Outcome Statement

  • Fri, 03/21/2014 - 19:28

In light of the March 14 death in Beijing of Cao Shunli, an activist who had tried to participate in China’s Universal Periodic Review, Human Rights Watch expresses its grave concern about China’s deeply misleading comments regarding freedom of expression, participation in the UPR process, the rights of civil society and lawyers, and respect for the rights of ethnic minorities.

Ng Han Guan/AP - U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke was the first Chinese-American ambassador to Beijing and presided over huge growth in economic ties and rise in Chinese visitors to the United States. Locke, who is leaving China on Saturday, also has guided the U.S.-China relationship through some fraught incidents.

In parting remarks, U.S. ambassador urges China to improve human rights record

  • Fri, 02/28/2014 - 21:18

Outgoing U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke broached some of China’s most sensitive topics in his last public appearance here, urging Chinese authorities Thursday to improve human rights conditions, repair rapidly deteriorating relations with Japan and address growing distrust of the party among China’s wealthy.

China criticises Abbott's policy on asylum seekers

  • Sat, 02/22/2014 - 18:01

The Abbott government has suffered the ignominy of having its asylum seeker policy publicly criticised by another foreign government - this time China, a country with its own chequered human rights record.

Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images - On Thursday, the Dalai Lama attended an event at the American Enterprise Institute on "Unlocking the Mind and Human Happiness.”

Obama meets Dalai Lama at White House despite Chinese objections

  • Sat, 02/22/2014 - 17:55

China demanded that President Obama cancel a meeting Friday with the Dalai Lama, but it went ahead as scheduled at the White House, albeit in low-key fashion.

China voice: Obama-Dalai Lama meeting a lose-lose deal

  • Sat, 02/22/2014 - 17:52

The planned meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and the 14th Dalai Lama Friday is doomed to be a lose-lose deal.