July 2012

Pakistani Faces Eviction in Xinjiang

Tue, 07/31/2012 - 14:53

The businessman in China’s northwest says he is being forced out because of ties to a missing Uyghur.

Religious Freedom ‘Declines Markedly’ in China

Tue, 07/31/2012 - 14:52

The US State Department hits out at China for its policies on Tibetan Buddhists and Uyghur Muslims in an annual report on global religious freedom.

'Brainwashing' Fears Remain

Tue, 07/31/2012 - 14:50

Hong Kong residents remain concerned over plans to teach loyalty to China's Communist Party.

US Panel Urges Calm Ramadan for Uighurs

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 00:00

A US government panel on religious freedom has urged Chinese authorities to end restrictions imposed on Uighur Muslims during the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Chinese nationalists eye Okinawa

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 00:00

For many observers, rising frictions between China and Japan over a group of remote and uninhabited islands in the East China Sea are worrying enough.

A Bishop Challenges Beijing

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 00:00

The more China cracks down, the more resistance grows.

US: Religious freedom worsens in China, Indonesia

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 00:00

Protection of religious freedom has deteriorated in Indonesia and the Maldives, and China has intensified repression of Tibetan Buddhists, contributing to a series of self-immolations, the United States said Monday.

Restrictions Imposed on Aid Recipients

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 21:09

Chinese authorities require Uyghurs to declare loyalty to the State to qualify for government aid.

In Exposing China Abuses, Congress Shows Another Way

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 21:07

Whenever the People’s Republic of China agrees to discuss its human rights record with other governments, it does so in private. A hearing on Wednesday in Congress

What China Learned from the Soviet Union’s Fall

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 21:05

Why the process of assessing blame for the collapse of the USSR is still a hot topic in Beijing