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China Crackdown

China Cracks Down On 'Jihad' Talk Online

Reuters | Posted 12.08.2013 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - Police in China's Xinjiang region are cracking down on people who promote jihad online, state media reported on Tuesday, amid a na...

Chinese Activist Arrested In Latest Crackdown On Dissent

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

An outspoken Chinese dissident has been arrested following a television interview in which he criticized the country's ruling Communist Party. Hu J...

China Cracks Down On Activists Ahead Of Power Transition

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.06.2013 | World

BEIJING — During her 30-hour train journey to Beijing, Wang Xiulan ducked into bathrooms whenever the conductors checked IDs. Later, as she lay ...

Family In Forced Abortion Case Harassed

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

BEIJING -- The Chinese father of a forcibly aborted baby whose case prompted an international outcry has been beaten and forced into hiding, while his...

China Sentences Dissident To 7 Years Over Poem

AP | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

BEIJING — A Chinese court has sentenced a dissident writer to seven years in prison over a poem he wrote urging his countrymen to gather at a pu...

Meet Wen Tao, Missing Along with Ai Weiwei

Alison Klayman | Posted 06.12.2011 | World
Alison Klayman

2011-04-12-wt.jpgVery few people know much about Wen Tao or the other writers, lawyers and activists who have been detained in China.

Rebiya Kadeer, Exiled Uighur Leader, Claims 10,000 Uighurs Still Missing

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — An exiled Uighur activist blamed by China for deadly ethnic riots demanded Wednesday that Beijing allow an international investigation i...

China Legal Center Shut Down; Licenses Revoked

AP | AUDRA ANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A legal research center in Beijing was shut down Friday and the licenses of more than 50 lawyers – many known for their politica...

China Protests: Police Kill 2 Uighurs, Wound A Third

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

URUMQI, China — Police fatally shot two Uighur men Monday and wounded a third in western China, where violence has persisted despite the massive...

China Protests: Muslims Condemn China's Uighur Crackdown

Ankara | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUSLIMS in many nations have condemned China's crackdown in its Xinjiang region where at least 156 people have been killed in unrest over the past wee...