Outgoing US Ambassador calls for human rights in China

In his farewell speech, Gary Locke also called for Beijing to guarantee human rights for peaceful activists…

Liu Xia hospitalised due to heart illness

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Liu Xia, the wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, has been admitted to a hospital due to heart illness…

Two men detained in Beijing for fabricating online rumors

Two men have been detained in Beijing for fabricating online rumors and maliciously tarnish the reputation of others…

China crackdown on dissidents

China has started a new wave of crackdown on dissidents. Xu Zhirong and Guo Feixiong are among those who got arrested…

China upholds sentence of Nobel winner’s relatives

A Chinese court upheld the 11-year prison sentence handed down to the brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo…

China closed down activist websites

Hundreds of websites that are deemed as illegal by the Chinese authorities have been closed down, including those run by activists…

China holds lawyer as crackdown on activism grows

Chinese authorities have detained a well-known rights lawyer in a move activists described as the widening of a crackdown on individuals…

Icon of China’s anti-labor-camp lobby wins appeal

A woman who became a symbol for the groundswell of opposition to China’s labor camp system scored a rare victory…

Scholar slams China repression of ethnic minority

An outspoken advocate for China’s Muslim Uighur minority criticized the authoritarian government Friday…

Chinese ex-red guard apologizes for wrongdoing

A former red guard has issued a public apology for his wrongdoing during the cultural revolution…