Human Rights in China

An officer speaks into a radio transmitter at a prison in China. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

A Summer Vacation in China’s Muslim Gulag

How one university student was almost buried by the “people's war on terror.”

A behind the scenes tour at CERN, the world's largest particle physics laboratory on April 19, 2017 in Meyrin, Switzerland. (Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

The Future of Particle Physics Will Live and Die in China

China's next-generation supercollider will unlock secrets of the universe — and destroy the ideals of the scientists running it.

This picture taken on December 10, 2010 shows an exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo highlighting this year's Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Liu Xiaobo, a few hours before its opening. Confusion over which countries would attend the peace prize ceremony for jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo grew Friday just hours before the event with organisers adding more names to the list. AFP PHOTO / SCANPIX - Berit Roald (Photo credit should read BERIT ROALD/AFP/Getty Images)

The Chinese Think Liu Xiaobo Was Asking For It

Blaming the victim is the easiest way for people to sleep at night in a country where the government could crush you at any moment.


China and Russia Take the Helm of Interpol

Interpol’s election of a Chinese president and Russian vice president has human rights watchdogs scratching their heads.


The Complicated and Contradictory Legacy of Harry Wu

In life, he was one of China’s most respected dissidents. In death, a darker tale of extortion and sexual misconduct threatens to tarnish his legacy.


Leaked Email: ABA Cancels Book for Fear of ‘Upsetting the Chinese Government’

The American Bar Association insists the move was market-driven, but an employee email says otherwise.


You Have the Right to Remain Silent

Inside the fight over the American Bar Association's tepid condemnation of Beijing’s crackdown on lawyers and activists.


With Great Pandering Comes Great Responsibility

Britain’s big deals with Beijing are smart business, but can David Cameron’s government afford to estrange its Western allies?

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 20:  Members of the cavalry parade down the Mall during the visit of China's President Xi Jinping on October 20, 2015 in London, England. The President of the Peoples Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping and his wife, Madame Peng Liyuan, are paying a State Visit to the United Kingdom as guests of The Queen.  They will stay at Buckingham Palace and undertake engagements in London and Manchester. The last state visit paid by a Chinese President to the UK was Hu Jintao in 2005.  (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Since When Does Xi Rule Britannia?

Britain's fawning reception of China's president is embarrassing -- and a horrible message about the importance of human rights.