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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

WORLD UYGHUR CONGRESS RELEASES NEW REPORT ON THE USE OF FORCED LABOUR IN EAST TURKESTAN

  • Thu, 11/10/2016 - 20:31

The World Uyghur Congress has released a new report, Forced Labour in East Turkestan: State-Sanctioned Hashar System, detailing the continued use of forced labour among with Uyghur population in East Turkestan

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.

Foreign Firms, Rights Groups Criticize Cybersecurity Law

  • Tue, 11/08/2016 - 17:29

After beginning the third reading of the draft last week, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee has passed China’s first cybersecurity law amid resounding international protest.

 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.”

Clothes are seen hanging outside a bus which has been converted into a dwelling for a couple in Hefei, China, 15 November 2015. (Photo: Reuters/Jianan Yu).

China’s incomplete approach to poverty reduction

  • Fri, 11/04/2016 - 18:09

Since 2013 China has recognised 17 October as National Poverty Relief Day, the same day as the United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. 

 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.

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