PBS NewsHour: In China, a Struggle for Rights, but Hope for Future (Updated with Video)

Jim Lehrer speaks with a human rights activist and a China expert about the state of the struggle for human rights in China. From PBS NewsHour Online:

JIM LEHRER: That follows, from President Obama’s talk of human rights in China, a look at what rights the ordinary citizens of China actually do have.

It comes from Xiao Qiang, a Chinese human rights activist who now edits China Digital Times, a bilingual Web site. He also is an adjunct professor at the University of California’s Graduate School of Journalism in Berkeley. And Winston Lord, a longtime China expert who was the U.S. ambassador to China in the late 1980s, and was most recently there in May.

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