China Replaces Tibet's Hard-line Party Boss

In what appears to be a routine personnel move, Beijing has replaced Zhang Qingli, the Communist Party boss who has taken a hard-line against the Dalai Lama, calling him a, “wolf in monk’s robes.” From AP: The...

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The New Epicenter of China's Discontent

On August 14, about 12,000 people gathered in Dalian in a protest organized through online social networks to demand the closure of a dangerous chemical plant. The protests succeeded, and almost immediately, authorities...

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China's Uighur Petitioners Face Abuse in Beijing

The Los Angeles Times tells the story of a group of Uighur petitioners camped out in Beijing who are seeking justice for discrimination they faced at home in Xinjiang: For more than two years, a small group of Uighurs upset in...

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