Li Xiaorong

Isabel Hilton: Reaching beyond the myth of Mao

From the Guardian: Sixteen years ago, on the night of June 4 1989, tanks moved into Tiananmen Square in Beijing and began the violent dispersal of the longest-running student demonstration the People’s Republic of China had seen… In the weeks after the violence, untold numbers fled abroad. To this day, others remain in prison. In […]

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AP: Human rights in Asia get `trampled’

From AP, via Taipei Times: From Afghanistan to East Timor, human rights were trampled with impunity in Asia last year by governments and armed rebel groups, Amnesty International said yesterday… In China, authorities used the threat of terrorism to justify a crackdown on minority Muslim Uighurs, closing many unofficial mosques, arresting imams and restricting the […]

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China Daily: Sexual harassment: A growing social problem

From China Daily: Sexual harassment is a growing social problem in China. Experts point out that the sexual harassment of women is directly related to the country’s social and cultural structures. The rising number of cases shows that women still occupy a lower position in society, and are therefore more vulnerable to exploitation and bullying […]

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Poor, rich disparities affect women, children’s health care

People’s Daily reports: China has made substantial progress in improving maternal and child health, but great disparities between developed eastern and underdeveloped western regions, urban and rural areas as well as the rich and poor may affect China’s drive to achieve better results, experts say. China has been dedicated to health care of women and […]

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