Claire Kells

Claire Kells is a graduate student at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She is concentrating in Human Rights as well as learning Mandarin.

Teacher Detained for Earthquake Photos

From the BBC: Human Rights in China said Liu Shaokun had been ordered to serve a year of “re-education through labour”. Mr Liu was detained for “disseminating rumours and destroying social order”, the...

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Why a Beijing Boycott Failed

Calls for leaders and athletes to stay away from the Beijing Games in protest over China’s human rights violations and activities in Africa seemed to have momentum just a few months ago. Why is no one listening anymore?...

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