September 2011

Uyghur Prisoner In Kazakhstan Fears Extradition To China

  • Mon, 09/26/2011 - 12:00

 A Uyghur man from China's northwestern Xinjiang Province who has been jailed for entering Kazakhstan illegally is worried he will be deported to China, RFE/RL's Kazakh Service reports.

Global economy can't count on China

  • Mon, 09/26/2011 - 12:00

To the long list of global economic anxieties - slow growth and high unemployment in the United States, the debt crisis in the euro zone, instability in the oil-producing Middle East - add a new concern: China.

Pakistan hosts top Chinese security official and war games with Saudi as ties with US plunge

  • Mon, 09/26/2011 - 12:00

Pakistan hosted China’s top security official and staged war games with Saudi Arabia on Monday, strengthening ties with two regional players as its relationship with the United States plummets over allegations Islamabad supports insurgents in Afghanistan.

Education Dilemma for China Muslims

  • Mon, 09/26/2011 - 12:00

Despite living in autonomous regions, thousands of Chinese Muslims are suffering under harsh educational systems imposed by the communist government to erode Qur'an and religious studies from schools and colleges.

USAK Asia-Pasific Expert Colakoglu: Chinese Communist Party is Worried about Arab Spring

  • Mon, 09/26/2011 - 12:00

USAK Asia-Pacific Expert Associate Professor Selcuk Colakoglu answered our questions regarding the People’s Republic of China, the Arab Spring’s influence over it, The White Book recently published by its government, and so on.

China's wrath or activists' outrage? Dalai Lama's visit presents dilemma for South Africa

  • Mon, 09/26/2011 - 12:00

South Africa officials may block the Dalai Lama from celebrating the 80th birthday of his friend and fellow Nobel Peace Laureate, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, amid fears that Chinese pressure is trumping the country’s much-vaunted policies on freedom of speech and human rights.

China Warns Dalai Lama About Choosing Successor

  • Mon, 09/26/2011 - 12:00

China is warning the Dalai Lama he does not have the legal right to decide if he should be reincarnated. 

China backs Palestinian UN bid

  • Mon, 09/26/2011 - 12:00

China on Monday highlighted its support for the Palestinian bid for full membership of the United Nations but called for "prudent" international action on Syria.

The workings of China's mafia state laid bare

  • Mon, 09/26/2011 - 12:00

The ancient right of Chinese to come to the capital and petition the "emperor" is once again under the spotlight here.

"We Have a Dream" Global Summit against Discrimination and Persecution

  • Mon, 09/26/2011 - 04:00

A coalition of human rights NGOs hold a major summit in New York on September 21-22, 2011 to impress upon world leaders gathering for the UN General Assembly that "human rights are universal."