WHITE HOUSE – In a hard-hitting speech on China, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence also criticized American companies for selling out this country’s values to protect their market access in the world’s most populous country. “Far too many American multinational corporations have kowtowed to the lure of China’s money and markets by muzzling not only […]
A man recently released after serving jail time in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan for selling liquor with references to the 1989 Tiananmen massacre on the label has been ordered to leave his new home along with his family, RFA has learned. Teahouse proprietor Fu Hailu was found guilty of “picking quarrels and stirring […]
The ruling Chinese Communist Party has mobilized hundreds of thousands of its citizens as part of a massive nationwide security operation ahead of the Oct. 1 National Day celebrations in Beijing, local residents said. Local sources said that some 200,000 citizen security guards, who wear red armbands or sashes, have been deployed in Beijing to keep tabs on fellow residents […]
The wife of prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong has called on the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, to put pressure on Beijing to allow him to leave China during her trip there this week. Jiang’s U.S.-based wife Jin Bianling has repeatedly expressed concern for her husband’s health after he was tortured by cellmates during his time in detention. […]
A court in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan has handed a two-and-a-half year jail term to a prominent political activist for supporting a call for direct elections to choose the head of the ruling Chinese Communist Party. Huang Xiaomin was handed the two year, six-month prison sentence by the Jinniu District People’s Court in […]
A detailed UNPO report documents how Beijing (and other illiberal regimes) is preventing – legally and illegally – the voice of the persecuted from being heard internationally.