The Baltimore Sun
China continues rights abuses even as labor camps ditched: Amnesty
China is increasingly using extra-judicial "black jails" and drug rehabilitation centers to punish people who would formerly have been sent to forced labor camps, rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
People's Daily Online
China responds to EU's allegations on organ harvesting
Spokesperson of the Chinese Mission responds to European Parliament resolution on alleged organ harvesting in China on Thursday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
China's treatment of minorities troubles Canada's religious freedom ambassador
Canada's religious freedom ambassador says he is deeply troubled about the Chinese government's "egregious" treatment of religious minorities, and that he won't hold his tongue despite growing trade ties between the two countries.
South China Morning Post
A 'China City of America' under consideration for New York
New York City's Chinatown may soon have a larger cousin - a massive, 600 acre "China City of America" cousin, that is.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Standing Up toa Senegal
In today's Washington Post , Fred Hiatt notes that Vice President Biden chose not to mention human rights matters when he faced the press alongside the Chinese leader Xi Jinping this week.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
San Marino Tribune
Daughters of Jailed Chinese Activists Ask For Release
The daughters of five imprisoned Chinese activists appealed Thursday before the US Congress for their fathers' freedom, saying they have also suffered through Beijing's decisions.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Celebrate the holidays with gifts of Shen Yun's performance at the State Theatre
PlayhouseSquare The State Theatre Shen Yun Saturday, February 1, 2014 7:00 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2013 2:00 p.m. If you are looking for a truly unique gift for the holidays then you should be aware of a phenomenal show that will be coming to The State Theatre at PlayhouseSquare on February 1 and 2, 2013.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Embassy Row: Daughters plead to China, 'Let our fathers go'
The daughters of five Chinese political prisoners are planning to use a congressional hearing Thursday to send a message to the communist authorities who have locked up their dads.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
How Tech Companies Can Help Overcome Chinese Censorship
LINE is an instant messaging chat application produced by a Japanese subsidiary of Naver, the biggest Internet company in South Korea.
Historic City News
Library activities: Main Library
Each month, Administrative Assistant Angelina Gervasi reports to Historic City News the upcoming activities at the branch locations of the St Johns County Public Library System; one of the shining stars that complements our public education system, and enhances the quality of life for all our residents.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
South China Morning Post
End of China's labour camps won't halt government abuse of power
Chang Ping welcomes the abolition of re-education through labour, but says bypassing the NPC to end it on party orders alone just points to the pervasive problem of power abuse In the 1990s, I lived for some time in a Beijing basement where a friend was running an entertainment business.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
'Free China: The Courage to Believe' Showing Tonight at URI
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Wed Nov 20, 2013
Asia News Network
SINGAPORE: China dealing with security threats within and outside
China's concern over non-traditional security threats , as well as the spectre of a Soviet-style collapse, might have prompted President Xi Jinping to set up a National Security Commission at the recent plenum of the Chinese Communist Party .
A hole in the wall
Amazing as it may seem, the dreaded 're-education through labour' system, called laojiao , is all set to go.