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Charter 08, signed by hundreds of Chinese intellectuals

Mon, 12/15/2008 - 11:00

The following text of Charter 08, signed by hundreds of Chinese intellectuals and translated and introduced by Perry Link, Professor of Chinese Literature at the University of California, Riverside, will be published in the issue of The New York Review dated January 15, which goes on sale on January 2.

The Coming U.S.China Trade Conflict

Fri, 12/12/2008 - 11:00

A storm is brewing and the media and public are starting to hear the first rumbles of thunder.

TLHRC Co-Chair's Statement on the occasion of Human Rights Day

Wed, 12/10/2008 - 11:00

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Co-Chair Jim McGovern calls on United States to recommit itself to international human rights mechanisms recalling historic U.S. leadership role, demands greater international respect for human rights

A Bleak Future

Mon, 12/08/2008 - 11:00

 I want to begin by recalling a 1993 article by Nicholas Kristof of New York Times. In that article, Kristof describes three scenarios for China in the year 2000, that is, seven years into the future.

Judging detainees on the facts

Sun, 11/30/2008 - 11:00

Earlier this month, US District Judge Richard Leon ruled in the case of six Bosnians held at Guantanamo Bay.

Dusty relics of Yalta

Tue, 11/25/2008 - 11:00

Oppressed Uighurs in East Turkestan (China's Xinjiang Province) are neglected relics of the "big power" politics that informed the 1945 Yalta Conference's cynical division of Europe and Asia. As President George W. Bush declared in Riga, Latvia on May 6, 2005, "[T]he Yalta Conference was a huge mistake in history."

Economy, not rights, rules the new China-US world

Mon, 11/24/2008 - 11:00

Democracy and rights, once central in US-China ties, yield to economics as Obama takes over

U.S.-China ties weaken alliances

Mon, 11/24/2008 - 11:00

As the United States works harder than ever to strengthen relations with China, there are signs its alliances with Japan and Taiwan are weakening. A conspicuous sign of change in Japan-U.S.

MoJo Video: The Ex-Gitmo Detainee Next Door

Sun, 11/23/2008 - 11:00

Washington Dispatch: If freed by a federal court, 17 Uighurs imprisoned at Gitmo may find new homes in northern Virginia. What will the neighbors think?

Authorities Cancel Plans to Subject Uyghur Woman to Forced Abortion (Updated)

Tue, 11/18/2008 - 11:00

Authorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) released from the hospital a Uyghur woman who is six months pregnant with her third child, after cancelling plans to subject her to a forced abortion for violating the region's population planning regulations, according to reports from RFA.

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