While China grapples with the economic and demographic consequences of its family planning...
by Natalie Ornell | Mar 11, 2014
The Economist explains why smuggling iron ore to China has become a popular activity for Mexican...
by Cindy | Feb 28, 2014
China’s Ministry of Public Security announced on Thursday that more than 1000 people have...
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 24, 2006
From BBC NEWS: The number of known cases of women and girls trafficked from Vietnam to China more than doubled last year, China’s official Xinhua news agency has said. Xinhua said 125 cases were detected of Vietnamese trafficked into China’s Guangxi province, across the border. This is partly due to better detection by both governments, […]
by Sophie Beach | Dec 9, 2005
From Reuters, via the Washington Post: Many North Korean refugees who flee to China every year end up as sex slaves and China often sends them back for punishment, the U.S. ambassador for fighting international slavery said in Beijing on Friday. John Miller, the director of the U.S. State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat […]
by Sophie Beach | Nov 23, 2005
From Shanghai Daily, via China Daily: Police will keep a man from Jiangxi Province in detention for seven days for allegedly posting a note on a popular Website offering to sell babies. The man, surnamed Wu, said on eBay’s...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 20, 2005
From CNet News: Shanghai police are investigating advertisements offering babies for sale on a Chinese Web site owned by Internet auction power eBay, state media said on Thursday. The ads, which appeared on the Eachnet site on Oct. 16, promised babies under 100 days old from the impoverished central province of Henan at prices of […]
by Li Xiaorong | Sep 15, 2005
Chelala writes in the Tokyo Times: During a recent visit to Beijing, U.N. rights envoy Louise Arbour called attention to the serious human-rights situation in China and the need for improvements according to international human-rights standards. An important step in that regard would be for China to ratify the International Covenant on Civil and Political […]
by Li Xiaorong | Aug 31, 2005
From VOA: The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights has urged China and other non-signatories to ratify rights agreements to help counter the rise in trafficking of women and children worldwide. High Commissioner Louise Arbour spoke at an Asia-Pacific human rights conference on Tuesday. U.N. agencies say millions of women and children continue to be […]
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