American Jailed in China Describes Prison Conditions...

One of the many interviewees in the recent Human Rights Watch report outlining the continued use of torture by police to extract pretrial confessions was Stuart Foster, the American...

Civil Society’s Diminishing “Space to Negotiate”...

Amid ongoing arrests of civil society activists and proposed legislation that would limit the activities of foreign NGOs in the country, Zeng Jinyan writes about a shifting dynamic...

PEN Report: Foreign Authors and Chinese Censorship

Free expression and literacy advocacy group PEN America this week released the report “Censorship and Conscience: Foreign Authors and the Challenge of Chinese Censorship.”...

NGOs Face “Pounding” as Environment Test Proceeds...

The Wall Street Journal’s Te-Ping Chen reports that a case over deforestation in Fujian is testing new rules governing public-interest lawsuits by environmental organizations:...

Boxun: Unified Strategy vs Hostile Rightist Forces

Overseas political news website Boxun obtained a purported memo from a telephone conference of the National Security Commission describing official efforts toward a unified...

Stealing Trade Secrets – But for Whom?

Six Chinese professors have been arrested by the U.S. on charges of espionage for allegedly stealing information about mobile phone technology from American companies where they...