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Apr 24, 2009

A top US lawmaker warned Friday against any release of Chinese ethnic Uighurs held at Guantanamo Bay into the United States, urging the White House to "guarantee" the public's safety beforehand.

Apr 24, 2009

A Chinese law enforcement agency has been using a training manual which advises officers on how to use violence without leaving incriminating evidence behind.

Apr 24, 2009

Adil Hakimjan, who spent more than four years in Guantánamo, is hoping to stay in Sweden. Although the country has granted him political asylum, the decision is being appealed and has come under fire from China, which considers Mr. Hakimjan and other Uighurs detained at Guantánamo to be domestic terrorists.

Apr 23, 2009

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has signed a formal educational partnership agrement with the Peoples Republic of China, a Communist regime that, according to the U.S. State Department, subjects political dissidents to re-education through labor.

Apr 23, 2009

The public face of the Communist Party of China has softened in many ways since the country began the long process of 'opening up', but in one particular regard it remains impassive, overbearing and, to my eyes, downright brutal.

Apr 23, 2009

China on Thursday urged the United States not to let the Dalai Lama, whom Beijing brands a separatist, visit the country. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, who fled his homeland in 1959 after a failed uprising against Chinese rule, starts a visit to the United States this week.

Apr 23, 2009

The decision was quick. It was made the same day. Jin Zhenyu would face the appeals office of the Communist Party—an apparatus that put fear into Chinese people across the land. Her little yellow book, Zhuan Falun, was her only companion. It was Sunday morning.

Apr 23, 2009

Along With Aid to Other Nations, Beijing Offers Up Criticism of the West

Apr 23, 2009

It is the awkward fate of China, more than any other country, to be arriving late to any number of parties where most other revelers are either long gone or leaving, having declared the celebrations déclassé.

Apr 22, 2009

English-language version of nationalist state tabloid part of Beijing's drive to promote views globally and rebuild reputation.

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