It seems the Chinese people have just about had enough of the ruling communist regime, as recent comments from intellectuals and ordinary netizens show indications of the impending collapse of the government that has oppressed the Chinese people for the past sixty-one years.
Complementing Eddie Walsh’s Flashpoints interviews on China’s role in Syria, I had the opportunity to spend late August in Beijing, conducting interviews and participating in roundtables with Chinese academics and government officials.
Looking for a place to invest in China? How about Xinjiang, or the "New Frontier," as the northwestern autonomous region is known in Mandarin? Home to the Uighur people--a Turkic group that briefly helmed two self-proclaimed republics called East Turkestan in the 1930s and '40s--Xinjiang seethes with resentment toward the oppressive rule of China's ethnically Han leadership.
Top American universities are competing to establish themselves in China, with new campuses and research centers springing up quickly. Nearly 40,000 undergraduates from China study in the U.S., more than from any other foreign country.
The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) is concerned a new Counter-Terrorism Law adopted by the People's Republic of China (PRC) on December 27, 2015, and effective as of January 1, 2016, is a mandate for the Chinese government to commit human rights violations against the Uyghur people in East Turkestan.
The WUC and UHRP have jointly submitted an alternative report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) for consideration during the 56th session of the Committee from November 9 to December 9, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland.