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Human Rights in China

Tiananmen Returns

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.30.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Despite the multitudes and the numerous digital screens shining in the Hong Kong night, memory persists in taking us back to one man. An individual who was returning from the market and decided that the treads of a tank were not going to crush his remaining civility. Twenty-five years later, reality is echoing his gesture.

Facebook: Before You Buy

Human Rights First | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business
Human Rights First

By Meg Roggensack and Marshall Thompson Business and Human Rights What investors should know ahead of Facebook's IPO. View PDF Version» Much of Fa...

Joshua Hersh

China: U.S. Debt Crisis Is Giving Democracy A Bad Name

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The seemingly endless process of resolving America's debt crisis may be giving America and its democratic form of governance a bad name ...

What's Next on China

Kenneth Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kenneth Roth

So what's next? After finally deciding to give human rights concerns pride of place in January's US-China summit, how should the Obama administration translate its rhetoric into policy?

A Chinese Dissident's Conviction: Calibrating Western Response

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

How should Westerners respond to a conviction that violates our sense of decency? Above all, we should not wag fingers, or patronize.

The Obama Visit to China - What the U.S. Press Missed

Elizabeth Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elizabeth Lynch

Obama's visit to China was certainly not overly exciting but it was far from the failure that the U.S. press has made it out to be.

A Necessary Addition to Obama's China Trip Agenda: Chinese Public Interest Lawyers

Elizabeth Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elizabeth Lynch

You would never expect attorneys to hold a serious meeting in a McDonald's, but that is where I found myself last Friday when I met with three public interest attorneys, all recently disbarred, in Beijing.