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Part of the Soubre hydroelectric dam in the African nation of Ivory Coast, which was partly funded by China. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Apr 18, 2018

Report by US-based think tank questions Beijing’s assertion that the massive infrastructure programme is directed at encouraging global trade

Elyasjan Rahman's passport.
Apr 10, 2018

Munzire, wife of missing Uyghur student Elyasjan Rahman, discusses his detention in Egypt and its effect on her family.

Illustration: Dionne Gain
Apr 9, 2018

You can understand her frustration. More and more of Rebiya Kadeer's family have been rounded up into Chinese Communist Party re-education camps.

Apr 9, 2018

Activists, journalists and critics of Chinese leadership and authority tell stories of surveillance and threats abroad.

Apr 2, 2018

Even while Beijing pursues economic openness in the province, it’s turning Xinjiang into a security state.

Apr 2, 2018

As neither China nor Pakistan could afford the failure of the CPEC, local mistrust should be a serious concern.

Mar 29, 2018

China’s global kidnapping campaign has gone on for years. It may now be reaching inside U.S. borders.

President George W. Bush meets with Chinese Human Rights activists Li Baiguang, Wang Yi, and Yu Jie in the Yellow Oval Room of the White House in Washington, DC on May 11, 2006. (Photo by Eric Draper/WireImage)
Mar 28, 2018

Dozens gathered in Washington, D.C., last week to commemorate the life of Li Baiguang, a well-known human rights lawyer and advocate for Christians in China. Li died on Feb. 25 under suspicious circumstances after being admitted to Chinese Military Hospital No. 81 complaining of minor stomach pains. This was not the first time that Li’s life was under threat.

Mar 21, 2018

A China-backed UN resolution on “mutually beneficial cooperation” might not be all it seems.

Mar 19, 2018

Based on extensive interviews with writers, poets, artists, activists, and others personally affected by the government’s grip on online expression, as well as interviews with anonymous employees at Chinese social media companies, Forbidden Feeds: Government Controls on Social Media in China lays bare the destructive impact of the Chinese government’s vision of “cyber sovereignty” on netizens who dare to dissent.

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