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We Will Never Forget Our Friends in China -- Like Ilham Tohti

Uyghur Critic, 2 Years Into Life Sentence, Should Be Freed

By Sophie Richardson

China Director SophieHRW

It’s been two years since Ilham Tohti, a well-regarded ethnic Uyghur economist and peaceful critic of the Chinese government, was sentenced to life in prison by the Xinjiang People’s High Court for alleged “separatism” after a grossly unfair trial. 418 more words

Four Years On: Where is Xi Jinping’s Anti-corruption Drive Headed?

Written by Andrew Wedeman.

As the anti-corruption campaign launched by CCP General Secretary Xi Jinping approaches its fourth anniversary, the question ought to be asked: where is it going? 1,313 more words


Mao, Zhao and some "what ifs?"

Written by Jeffrey Wasserstrom.

I am always interested in counterfactual and other sorts of “what if” forays into speculation. I have often played the “what would Mao make of today’s China” game. 1,393 more words


All Eyes on Hangzhou

For the first time in the four-odd years that I’ve lived in Hangzhou, the city was in the spotlight. The G20. It was a moment the city has been preparing for, long before 2016. 813 more words

China Musings

The Party's worst nightmare

Written by Kerry Brown.

Anniversaries matter to the Communist Party of China (CPC) – or at least, the right kind of anniversaries. In September last year, massed lines of new military equipment swept through the streets of Beijing, marking the seventieth anniversary of the ending of the Second World War in Asia. 1,055 more words


Asia & Pacific: Chinese Premier Li Vows Help for Jiangxi Province

Premier Li Keqiang vowed August 22 to further improve infrastructure such as highways and internet connections in impoverished regions of southern Jiangxi province, where the Long March started nearly 82 years ago. 387 more words

World News

South Korea-China business meeting effectively cancelled due to Disagreements over THAAAD

Posted on : Aug.20,2016 13:33 KSTModified on : Aug.20,2016 13:33 KST

Kumho Asiana Group chairman Park Sam-koo (centre) gives the opening address at the 4th South Korea-China CEO Round Table in Seoul, June 28, 2015… 567 more words