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  • Scandals in China intensify possible Communist Party crisis

    PARIS -- Events suggest that the long-overdue crisis of China's Communist Party has arrived. Evidence is provided by the affair of the Chinese police chief who tried to defect to the United States and was turned away, the sensational murder of the mysterious Englishman, about whom Britain's foreign secretary seems to have known more than he told us at the time of the murder, and more than he should have known, had the mysterious Englishman been merely the innocuous expatriate he purported to be, and the British government had claimed that he was.
  • Chinese dissident in U.S. tells of harassment, torture

     
    Dissident Chinese writer Yu Jie, who fled to the United States earlier this month, says he was tortured and harassed in 2010 even as the Nobel Peace prize was being awarded to his best friend, Liu Xiaobo.

    Tibetan shooting comes on heels of human rights criticism

     
    Chinese security forces opened fire on Tibetan protesters Monday, killing at least one person, Tibetan activists reported. The news comes on the heels of the annual Human Rights Watch report, which criticized China for repression in ethnic minority...

    Chinese use Google+ to 'Occupy Obama'

     
    China Internet users contact Obama on Google. Google Plus offers chance to 'Occupy Obama.'

    Open petition calls for Chinese leader's resignation

     
    In the latest challenge to China’s embattled national security czar, a group of retired Communist Party officials in western China has released an open petition calling for his resignation.