March 2010

Yes, Chinese have rights in theory

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 12:00

In many ways, China's constitution is a marvellous document. It guarantees Chinese citizens a host of rights, including “freedom of speech, of the press, of assembly, of association, of procession and of demonstration.” The problem is, they exist only in theory.

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Wed, 03/17/2010 - 12:00

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UK voices 'serious concern' on China's rights record

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 12:00

China's record on civil liberties is a "serious cause for concern", the government said Wednesday in its annual report on human rights as Foreign Secretary David Miliband flew in from Beijing.

World is watching Hu trial, Rudd warns

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 12:00

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has warned China that "the world will be watching" the trial of Australian mining executive Stern Hu.

China: the coming costs of a superbubble

Tue, 03/16/2010 - 12:00

China may seem to have defied the recession and the laws of economics. It hasn't. When China's bubble bursts, the global impact will be severe, spiking US interest rates.

China Fails to Dispel Mystery About Missing Dissident

Tue, 03/16/2010 - 12:00

China’s foreign minister waded into the mystery over the disappearance more than a year ago of one of the country’s most prominent human rights lawyers, but his remarks on Tuesday shed little light on the lawyer’s fate.

The 51st Anniversary of the Tibetan Struggle: What is the future?

Tue, 03/16/2010 - 12:00

March 10, 2010 marked the 51st Anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising which had forced the Dalai Lama to move to Dharamshala and establish the Tibetan Government-in-exile.

Dissidents Urge UN Against Cyber-Censorship

Tue, 03/16/2010 - 12:00

Dissidents Urge UN To Endorse Declaration Against Cyber-Censorship

The Exclusiveness of Being Chinese

Tue, 03/16/2010 - 12:00

The Characteristics of Chinese and Indian Identities and How to Obtain Them

A Host of Mummies, a Forest of Secrets

Mon, 03/15/2010 - 12:00

In the middle of a terrifying desert north of Tibet, Chinese archaeologists have excavated an extraordinary cemetery. Its inhabitants died almost 4,000 years ago, yet their bodies have been well preserved by the dry air.