Will Europe Trade Deal Boost Pressure on China?

As the United States begins trade talks with Europe this week and prepares for the next round of negotiations with Japan and others on the multilateral Trans-Pacific Partnership, experts and business leaders expect the...

High Court Weighing Dismissal of Uighurs’ Case

From the Washington Post: The Supreme Court is asking the Obama administration and lawyers for Chinese Muslims at Guantanamo Bay to explain how Switzerland’s decision to resettle two detainees affects a pending high court...

Switzerland to Resettle Uighur Brothers from Guantanamo

Switzerland has agreed to accept two Uighur brothers who have been held in legal limbo in the Guantanamo Bay detention center since 2002. From the Washington Post: In accepting the brothers, the Swiss government resisted...

Calmy-Rey reminds China about human rights - Robert Brookes

From NZZ online: Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy-Rey has warned that while China’s economy is booming, the country’s respect for human rights still needs to be improved. Speaking at the Swiss International Business Forum in Zurich, she said the “substantial progress” made by the Chinese government in recent years was to be welcomed. “But there still […]

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