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The Beijing Rule: Bullying Its Way to Unity

Fiona Teng | Posted 12.14.2014 | World
Fiona Teng

Like a broken record, Beijing's blatant and brutal practices to maintain "control" of its people and eliminate "threats" to its values play over and over again. It occurred to me that Beijing reminded me a great deal of a documentary I recently watched, Bully.

Here's One Way To Find Peace In The Midst Of Traffic

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.04.2014 | Religion

Traffic can induce stress and frustration in even the most peaceful people. But there's a way to be mindful even on the road. Photographer Wally S...

America's Tech Firms Must Not Aid Chinese Repression

Katrina Lantos Swett | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Katrina Lantos Swett

My late great father, California Congressman Tom Lantos, would often remind me with a wry smile: "Time heals all wounds and wounds all heels." I thought of this recently when an important human rights lawsuit against Cisco Systems began to make its way through the labyrinth of our legal system.

Hawthorne Sisters' Topless Protest Exposes Sensitivities in China's Politics

John Wagner Givens | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics
John Wagner Givens

Whether these woman recognized it or not, they have stumbled upon an extremely effective tactic given the constraints of the contemporary PRC

Obama's Max Baucus Debacle

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Peter Navarro

The appointment of Max Baucus to be the new Ambassador to China is a slap in the face to every working man and woman - and unemployed worker - in America.

Tibet Can No Longer Stand Alone: A Call to Interreligious Solidarity

Peter Dziedzic | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Peter Dziedzic

While argument and speculation will keep this question suspended, the leadership of the global Tibetan community must take renewed steps if they want to ensure that their struggle against ethnic and cultural cleansing, religious repression, and economic imperialism remains firm and unwavering.

Horrifying Conditions At Notorious Chinese Labor Camp Revealed

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

BEIJING -- A Chinese magazine's report on abuses at a notorious labor camp is giving reformers added ammunition in a campaign to abolish a part of the...

Ringing in 2013 With Protests

Amy Wu | Posted 03.04.2013 | World
Amy Wu

Indeed it is wonderful that Hong Kong people spend a major public holiday protesting rather than the usual shopping. But the cynic in me that wonders whether such protests covers up the reality or simply mean Hong Kongers are in denial.

Healthy Aging: Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective

Dr. Jingduan Yang | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jingduan Yang

Aging is a natural process of life, and healthy aging is achievable, particularly through integrating the best of Eastern and Western medicine.

Kitchen Sink Laundry Lists and Broken Clocks

John Wagner Givens | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
John Wagner Givens

Corruption perceptions indices suggest that China is not especially corrupt for its level of development and actually does better than many more developed countries, including Russia, Argentina, and Mexico.

Street Heat at APEC

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 01.12.2012 | World
Tina Gerhardt

Honolulu, Hawai'i - The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit kicked off on Tuesday, November 8 and runs through Sunday, November 13, 2011. ...

Cisco Helped China Suppress Dissidents, Lawsuit Claims

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.23.2011 | Technology

The Human Rights Law Foundation has filed a lawsuit against tech company Cisco, alleging that it designed a surveillance system to help the Chinese go...

The Rule of Law and China's Recent Assault on Lawyers

Elizabeth Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elizabeth Lynch

I met Tang Jitian and was impressed with his understanding of his role in pushing the Chinese government to truly commit to a rule of law.

A Loyalist and a Tiananmen General Win China's Peace and Harmony Awards

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Novick

In a typically sour grapes gesture, China has invented its own peace prize. The ceremony, held on December 9th, is a day ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize function honoring jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.

China Is Attempting to Wipe Out Buddhism

Robert Thurman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Robert Thurman

I, for one, was proud of His Holiness the Dalai Lama when he spoke strongly about the Chinese Communist Party's oppressive treatment of Tibetan Buddhist monks in Tibet.

On Tiananmen's 20th: The Challenge of China

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danny Schechter

As the world marks the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Protest, its time to improve coverage of human rights violations in China.

China's Olympic Insecurity

Jamie Metzl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Metzl

The Chinese deserve their moment in the sun. If, however, the Tibetans, Falun Gong, or Uighurs in China cause a nationalist backlash, the ugly face of Chinese nationalism will be exposed.

How to Read the Great Olympics Internet Censorship Drama

Monroe Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Monroe Price

The IOC has known that China's website policies would be a problem all along and informally sought to manage change.

Falun Gong, Other "Troublemakers" Confined to Shanghai During Games

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BEIJING — Shanghai has banned dissidents, Falun Gong members and other regime critics from leaving the city during the August Olympics, a human ...

Canadian Broadcasters Pull Falun Gong Doc After China Complains

New York Times | IAN AUSTEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hours before a heavily promoted documentary about the Falun Gong spiritual sect in China was scheduled to go on the air, the Canadian Broadcasting Cor...