Human Rights In China News
Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in Dubai
The Louvre Abu Dhabi opened to the public on Nov. 11, a project 10 years in the making. The ambitious venture, a partnership between the United Arab Emirates and France, involved 17 French cultural institutions and a $1.2 billion agreement to share the name and art of the world famous Louvre in
Vatican, China exchange art amid stall in hard diplomacy
The Vatican and China have announced a first-ever exchange of artworks for exhibits in Beijing and the Vatican Museums, as the two states forge ahead with soft diplomacy amid a stalemate in negotiations to heal decades of diplomatic estrangement
China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prison
A court in central China has sentenced a prominent human rights lawyer to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, the latest verdict in a sweeping crackdown on activism
Human rights repression in China seen worsening under Xi
Human rights repression in China seen deteriorating under leader Xi Jinping to become worst since the bloody crackdown on the 1989 pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square
China: Zimbabwe army chief visit 'normal military exchange'
China says a visit last week to Beijing by Zimbabwean army commander Gen. Constantino Chiwenga, who appears to have taken control of the country, was a "normal military exchange"
Rights group urges China to ban abusive gay 'conversion'
A human rights group says China's government should stop medical facilities from subjecting LGBT people to conversion therapy that in some cases has involved electroshock, involuntary confinement and forced medication
Russian TV network registers as foreign agent in US
Documents: Kremlin-funded satellite TV channel RT registers with the Justice Department as foreign agent
Despite Trump tweet, Mattis, Tillerson are full steam ahead on China, North Korea
After a day of meetings with top Chinese officials , Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. and China have made progress on a handful of issues and are pushing ahead on pressuring North Korea -- despite President Donald Trump ’s claim that “it has not
Trump adds the Philippines' Duterte to list of authoritarian world leaders he's praised
President Donald Trump can add the name of another controversial, authoritarian leader to the list of so-called strongmen that he has praised: President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines . The compliment to the Philippines leader came from the White House on Saturday after Trump and Duterte spoke
Obama Reaffirms Ties With UK, Encourages US-Russian Talks to Strike Syrian Ceasefire
Emerging from his first meeting with Theresa May since the British prime minister took power earlier this summer, President Barack Obama reaffirmed America's close bilateral relationship with the United Kingdom. "The prime minister continues to be a steadying influence during a time of transition,"