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China Sentences Activist Lawyer to 12 Years on Fraud Charges
A Chinese court has sentenced a lawyer who defended activists and others in sensitive cases to 12 years in prison on fraud charges
US Is Trolling the Chinese Embassy in DC
Members of Congress Are Trying To Rename The Street Outside The Chinese Embassy After Jailed Activist Liu Xiaobo.
The US Is Trolling the Chinese Embassy in DC
Rep Frank Wolf sponsored the measure to rename the street right outside the Chines Embassy after Liu Xiaobo.
Toplines from State Department Human Rights Report
The State Department released its annual report on human rights practices for 2013. Unveiling the report Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters it was particularly timely: “It comes on the heels of one of the most momentous years in the struggle for greater...
China’s Jailed Nobel Laureate One Year Later
Last year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo, remains in his prison cell in the northeastern Chinese city of Jinzhou, while the world awaits the announcement of this year’s recipient and the Chinese government grows even more intolerant of dissent. Liu’s prize famously sat on...
Potential 2012 Presidential Contender Amb. Jon Huntsman Criticizes China's Human Rights Record In 'Farewell' Speech
United States Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman delivered a “farewell” speech in Shanghai on Wednesday less than a month before he is expected to leave his post there to begin campaigning for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
Prominent Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Detained and Missing
The Artistic Director of the Olympic 'Bird's Nest' Stadium Is Government Critic
'Uprising' explores China's future global role
Will the 21st century belong to China? Three decades after the adoption of enterprise capitalism, China is on pace to become the world's largest economy, returning to the mantle it occupied from antiquity until the early 19th century, when a conservative bureaucracy drove it toward isolation while
Norwegian Nominates Wikileaks' Julian Assange for Nobel Peace Prize
Assange Cited for Promoting Human Rights, Democracy, Free Speech in Award Nomination
The State of the Obama Presidency, Winning Back Independents, and Hu On Human Rights: Today’s Q’s for O’s WH – 1/20/2011
TAPPER: Where does President Obama think the state of his presidency is? Obviously -- there have been changes, we have a new chief of staff, you're leaving, you have a Republican Congress. Tell us about – something about what he...