China

 Chinese police push away journalists during the trial of Pu Zhiqiang in Beijing in December 2015. Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images

Foreign journalists working in China face increased harassment

  • Tue, 11/15/2016 - 20:28

Annual survey of international media correspondents finds that 98% of them do not believe Chinese reporting conditions meet international standards

Harmonized Histories?

  • Mon, 11/14/2016 - 21:15

A year of fragmented censorship across Chinese live streaming applications

Meng Hongwei, China’s vice-minister of public security, was elected head of Interpol’s executive committee on Thursday © AP

Human rights groups protest over Interpol president’s appointment

  • Thu, 11/10/2016 - 20:36

Meng Hongwei is China’s vice-minister of public security

Chinese Vice Minister of Public Security Meng Hongwei was elected at Interpol's general assembly meeting

Chinese security official elected Interpol chief

  • Thu, 11/10/2016 - 20:27

A top Chinese security minister has been elected president of the international crime fighting and police cooperation organization Interpol.

 China passed a cybersecurity law on Monday to protect the country’s status as an ‘internet power’. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

China's new cybersecurity law sparks fresh censorship and espionage fears

  • Mon, 11/07/2016 - 19:47

Legislation raises concerns foreign companies may need to hand over intellectual property and help security agencies in return for market access

China Suggests Free Trade Zone For the SCO

  • Sat, 11/05/2016 - 10:13

Russia says it would be “complicated.”

 Xi Jinping: ‘power abuse, corruption as well as legal and disciplinary violations have been spreading’. Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP

Xi Jinping attacks 'conspiracies' and 'lust for power' of China's enemies within

  • Fri, 11/04/2016 - 18:06

Chinese president uses a commentary in the People’s Daily to attack ‘handful of senior officials pursuing selfish interests’

New regulations entrench Xi Jinping’s growing use of party disciplinarians as political inquisitors. PHOTO: REUTERS

China’s ‘Core’ Conundrum: Policing the Party’s Watchers

  • Fri, 11/04/2016 - 18:04

The Communist Party’s designation of Chinese President Xi Jinping as its “core” leaderlast week made him unequivocally its highest authority. Days later, the party has detailed how it will ensure that members obey.

Ai Weiwei speaks at the Council of Foreign Relations in New York.

Ai Weiwei to west: tackle China on human rights whatever the cost

  • Thu, 11/03/2016 - 18:45

‘It doesn’t matter it will hurt me or not – do what you think is right’: celebrated artist says Beijing has axed rule of law for anyone with contrary political views

UN Watch and HRF present report urging democracies to oppose dictators, Canadian Parliament, Oct. 5, 2016

EU & US Should Oppose Saudi Arabia, Russia, China, Cuba in Tomorrow’s Election to UN Human Rights Council

  • Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:38

“Credibility of UN Rights Council at stake,” says UN Watch

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