Wives of Chinese human rights lawyers detained in a 2015 crackdown wearing the names of their husbands after filing complaints at the Supreme People’s Procuratorate in Beijing, July 4, 2016.
Sep 13, 2016

Experts decry government whitewash attempt that follows a sweeping crackdown on lawyers as well as their families.

Sep 13, 2016

When President Xi Jinping met his American counterpart at the G20 summit in Hangzhou this month, he expressed his opposition to other countries “interfering in [China’s] internal affairs in the name of human rights issues.” 

Sep 13, 2016

China has managed to raise the proportion of the population which can speak the national language, Mandarin, but still faces difficulty in remote areas and places where ethnic minorities live, state media said on Tuesd

Wu’er Kaixi during a visit to Tokyo. Credit Ko Sasaki for The New York Times
Sep 12, 2016

Exiled democracy activist Wu’er Kaixi presents an open letter to the Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament in support of Ilham Tohti's candidature for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2016.

An usher gestures as China’s President Xi Jinping arrives to deliver his closing statement at the G20 summit in Hangzhou last week. Under Mr Xi, China has seen increased persecution of human rights lawyers and civil society reformers, with tighter control of the internet and the media. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP
Sep 12, 2016

Beijing defends improvements to legal system in government White Paper

Investigators, Interior Ministry officers and members of security forces gather near the site of a bomb blast outside China's embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, August 30, 2016.
Sep 9, 2016

A prominent ethnic Uighur rights group says it fears China will exploit a Uighur militant’s suicide attack on its embassy in Kyrgyzstan last week to repress minority Uighurs in the neighboring Chinese region of Xinjiang.

Sep 8, 2016

It is widely known China suppresses digital activity on a grand scale. China, which ranked last in Internet Freedom in 2015, commonly practices mass censorship and uses extensive surveillance to implement its policy goals and national security objectives

President Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, in Hangzhou, China, on Saturday, on the sidelines of the G-20 summit. Credit Pool photo by How Hwee Young
Sep 8, 2016

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on 3 September on the sidelines of G20 summit in Hangzhou city of China and pledged to deepen counter-terrorism cooperationREUTERS/Lintao Zhang/Pool
Sep 6, 2016

The presidents met on the sidelines of the G20 summit on Saturday.


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