Beijing’s Olympics Paved the Way for Xinjiang’s Camps
The 2008 games were supposed to help liberalize China. Instead the party learned it could get away with anything.
China’s Media Forecast Is Bleak and Stormy
Spring Festival is coming, but the country's politics remain frozen.
The Coming Fight for the Dalai Lama’s Soul
Beijing’s Buddhist diplomacy depends on controlling the Tibetan leader’s next reincarnation.
Nowhere to Run in Xi’s China
The Chinese leader’s cult reaches into the most remote regions of the country.
Chinese Hackers Back Beijing’s Authoritarian Pals
Cambodian dissidents come under cyberattack in run-up to sham election.
China’s Cult of Stability Is Killing Tibetans
Tibetans are setting themselves on fire in record numbers to protest Beijing’s heavy hand. But the brutal cycle of violence is only increasing.
Dalai Lama Interview Fuels New Fire in China-Tibet Spat
Tibet’s spiritual figurehead ridicules Chinese officials on HBO show.
How a Meeting with the Dalai Lama Lost This Holocaust Survivor a Czech State Award
His nephew, a government minister, says the award was rescinded after a meeting with the Dalai Lama.
Dalai Lama: Those Who Cause Bloodshed Are Not “Genuine” Practitioners of Islam
The Dalai Lama spoke about peace-building and the Orlando shootings in front of an audience in Washington, D.C.
Turns Out That Maybe You Shouldn’t Trust the ‘Media’
From Iran to China, repressive governments are posing as journalists to hack into the computers of dissidents and other enemies of the state.