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  • The hard-line China of Tiananmen Square, on a global scale

     The hard-line China of Tiananmen Square, on a global scale
    "I have tried very hard not to inject myself into China's internal affairs," wrote President George H.W. Bush to his Chinese counterpart, Deng Xiaoping, shortly after Chinese troops gunned down hundreds, perhaps thousands, of demonstrators in and around...
  • Is Mo Yan courageous, or is he a patsy?

    Is Mo Yan courageous, or is he a patsy?
    Salman Rushdie thinks Mo Yan is a patsy of China’s Communist government. I respect Rushdie's work, and his own courage as a defender of artistic freedom. But I'm not sure he's right about Mo Yan. Mo accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature this...
  • What a bummer: Nobel laureate Mo Yan defends censorship

    What a bummer: Nobel laureate Mo Yan defends censorship
    Chinese author Mo Yan was announced in October as the recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature; he's in Sweden now and will be presented with the award Monday. It was at a news conference in Stockholm that Mo made his disappointing statements in support...
  • Obama-Xi summit shows the danger of personal diplomacy

    Obama-Xi summit shows the danger of personal diplomacy
    Since President Richard Nixon's visit to China in February 1972, American presidents have hoped that building personal rapport with Chinese leaders would strengthen bilateral ties and win political points at home. While Nixon's trip was a diplomatic...
  • Imprisoned Russian entrepreneur puts pencil to paper

     
    Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once was Russia's richest man, is now an inmate who has taken up pen and pencil....
  • Turkish publisher's arrest sparks outcry

     
    Ragip Zarakolu, head of Belge Publishing, has angered Turkish officials by publishing books about the Kurds and the Armenian genocide. He was arrested Friday, sparking international concern....
  • 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....
  • Suu Kyi to accept her Nobel in person; others didn't [Video]

     
    Aung San Suu Kyi was to give her Nobel Peace Prize lecture on Saturday in Oslo, 21 years after she got the award. Suu Kyi had long feared leaving Myanmar because she didn’t know if its military junta would let her return. The video above shows her...