Categories: Human Rights

Foreign Media Harassed in China Earthquake Zone

Posted by: Frederik Balfour on May 10

A year ago, when Sichuan province was hit by a massive earthquake, China loosened restrictions on foreign media, a move welcomed by human rights advocates who normally pillory China for...

Why China's Censors Cut Obama's Speech

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on January 23

James Fallows has a good post on his Atlantic blog about the Chinese censorship of Obama’s speech. He answers the question I’ve been asking myself: Why in the world would...

Vietnamese Journalist Gets Presidential Pardon, Hong Kong Photographer Gets Socked

Posted by: Frederik Balfour on January 20

It's approaching the time of the Tet holiday, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, and human rights advocates will have at least one small reason to celebrate. President Nguyen Minh Triet has...

The UN's Tough Criticism of China on Torture

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on November 25

Today, a time out from discussion of China’s economy or China’s food-safety crisis to talk about the recent report by the UN on torture in the world’s biggest country. The...

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