June 2012

Russia growing closer to China as it rebalances foreign policy

Tue, 06/12/2012 - 21:26

RUSSIA IS forging closer ties with China as it rejects foreign intervention in Syria, opposes US domination of international affairs and rebalances its foreign policy in favour of Asia and former Soviet states.

Long way to go before fully enjoying human rights: China tells her people

Tue, 06/12/2012 - 21:25

In a national human rights “protection” plan aimed for the next three years, China has sent a clear message to its 1.3 billion citizens that they have a “long way to go” before “fully enjoying” their basic human rights.

Worst of China Slowdown Seen in Test City as Wen Tempers Stimulus

Tue, 06/12/2012 - 21:23

Jiang Xiangsong has 18 days to pay a 2 million yuan ($314,000) bank debt or his suitcase company in eastern China will go bankrupt.

In China, press rights equal press control

Tue, 06/12/2012 - 21:22

China's state news agency Xinhua published the full text of the state council's National Human Rights Action Plan 2012-15 on Monday.

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) is hiring a new project manager

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 15:39

The Uyghur Human Rights Project, a Washington, D.C.-based human rights organization that promotes human rights and democracy for the Uyghur people, is seeking an experienced, well-organized self-starter to fill its Project Manager position.

Controversial biopic on Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer screens, but Asia misses out

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 00:00

THE controversial Australian-made biopic on Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer, The 10 Conditions of Love, finally gained a screening on the ABC-operated Australia Network yesterday.

For Adili, The More Tightrope Walkers, The Better

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 00:00

For legendary Uyghur tightrope walker Adili Wuxor, his biggest success has not been breaking world records but training future tightrope walkers.

U.S. Takes A Pass — For Now — On China Sea Disputes

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 00:00

The territorial disputes in the South China Seas are over, China has won, and the U.S. couldn’t care less. But that’s not necessarily bad.

Artist Ai Weiwei: China crushes dissenting voices

Mon, 06/11/2012 - 00:00

Artist Ai Weiwei has again criticized China's leaders as lacking vision and refusing to permit dissenting voices, saying the government's mantra of maintaining stability is merely a ruse to protect illicit benefits and special interests.

Military diplomacy - Not so warm and fuzzy

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 00:00

For China’s armed forces, these are troubling times.