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ReutersBy Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, May 9 (Reuters) - The eldest brother of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng said he was beaten up on Thursday by two men he said were government-hired thugs, which would mark a sharp escalation in harassment meted out to Chen's...
ReutersBy Terril Yue Jones BEIJING, April 30 (Reuters) - Security personnel in eastern China are carrying out a nightly harassment campaign against the brother of blind rights activist Chen Guangcheng, the two said on Tuesday, throwing rocks, bottles and dead...
ReutersAMSTERDAM - Willem-Alexander became the first king of the Netherlands since 1890 on Tuesday, ascending a throne largely stripped of political power but still invested with enormous symbolic significance for the Dutch people. - - - - BEIRUT - A bomb...
Ai Weiwei isn't able to leave Beijing because of his ongoing legal battles with the Chinese government, but the world comes to him. The artist is keeping busy with projects that include a planned heavy-metal album and a new movie. Ai's debut album...
Tags: Beijing (China), China, Ai Weiwei, Human Rights, Artists
Her eyes showing anguish behind her glasses, Liu Xia whispers urgently into the ear of one of the Chinese activists who barrels past the guard at her Beijing apartment – a place that has become her prison. The brief video of their Friday...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng arrived in the United States on Saturday and declared "equality and justice have no boundaries" after China let him leave a Beijing hospital to quell a sensitive diplomatic rift between the...
Memorial Day is — and should be — about remembering American sacrifices in war. It therefore may seem odd to look to a Chinese man as the exemplar of the holiday's meaning. But it is by no means a stretch. Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng...
Tags: Human Rights, Prisons, Holidays, China, U.S. Embassy
LIJIN China — Six months pregnant, 38-year-old Ma Jihong was healthy and fit, her body toned from working in the cotton fields. So when 10 people from the local family planning office showed up one morning in October, she slipped through a gap in...
World NowSeveral Chinese officials tied to a forced abortion that spurred national outrage will be punished and one has already been dropped from his post, according to Chinese state media....
World NowThe Times’ Barbara Demick recently reported on the surreal “virtual lockdown” of the Chinese village where blind human rights activist Chen Guangcheng escaped. Weeks after Chen fled, his village and nearby ones were ringed by anywhere...
TV WatchersFreedom High School grad Daniel Dae Kim, star of "Hawaii Five-O,' has been making the rounds on the east coast, making appearances at a White House dinner with the Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihiko Noda hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on...
World NowIn a tragic coda to the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, a veteran activist was found hanged to death in a hospital room on Wednesday morning. Li Wangyang, 62, was a labor activist from Hunan province who led workers in sympathy protests...
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