China 2008: Human Rights

This next installment in the CDT series on important issues facing China in 2008 concerns the state of human rights in China.  See also these previous China 2008 articles: China and the Developing World, Nationalism, Internet...

Media Tolerance Can Be Sweet And Sour

From the Age: In recent weeks, after the Olympic Games clampdown, Xinhua adroitly reported on protests and riots that started in Chongqing, spreading to at least eight provinces. But that masked an equally profound shift....

Netizen Comments and Opinions on the Longnan Riots

Oiwan Lam at GlobalVoices has posted translations of the results of a search of Chinese cyberspace for information on the Longnan riots. The violent clash between protesters and police was reportedly triggered by municipal...

Details Emerge About Longnan Riot (Photos Added)

More details are emerging about the riot in Longnan, Gansu earlier this week. The Washington Post writes about it and a taxi strike Wednesday in Chongqing, and puts both incidents in a larger economic context: In both provinces,...



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