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BEIJING -- Of all the places in the world for man on the run from the U.S. government, Hong Kong was an unlikely destination for Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old contractor identified as the source of leaks about the U.S. electronic surveillance program....
ReutersBy Ben Blanchard BEIJING, June 7 (Reuters) - China has granted passports to the mother and eldest brother of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng which they hope to use to visit him in the United States, the brother said in Friday, a concession by...
ReutersWASHINGTON, 6 jun (Reuters) - Legisladores estadounidenses y 30 grupos de derechos humanos exhortaron el jueves al presidente Barack Obama a utilizar una cumbre este fin de semana con su par chino, Xi Jinping, para presionar por la libertad de 16...
ReutersBEIJING, May 23 (Reuters) - China warned blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng on Thursday to mind his language ahead of his trip next month to political rival Taiwan, on a visit which could infuriate Beijing if, as expected, Chen uses it to criticise...
Tags: Travel, Dalai Lama, Taiwan, Trips and Vacations, Beijing (China)
Ai Weiwei†isn't able to leave Beijing because of his ongoing legal battles with the Chinese government, but the world comes to him. The artist is keeping busy with projects that include a planned heavy-metal album and a new movie. Ai's debut album...
Tags: Festive Events, Politics, Ai Weiwei, Music, China
Her eyes showing anguish behind her glasses, Liu Xia whispers urgently into the ear of one of the Chinese activists who barrels past the guard at her Beijing apartment – a place that has become her prison. The brief video of their Friday...
World NowSeveral Chinese officials tied to a forced abortion that spurred national outrage will be punished and one has already been dropped from his post, according to Chinese state media....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng arrived in the United States on Saturday and declared "equality and justice have no boundaries" after China let him leave a Beijing hospital to quell a sensitive diplomatic rift between the...
Memorial Day is — and should be — about remembering American sacrifices in war. It therefore may seem odd to look to a Chinese man as the exemplar of the holiday's meaning. But it is by no means a stretch. Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng...
Tags: Holidays, Politics, Prisons, Human Rights, U.S. Embassy
World NowThe Times’ Barbara Demick recently reported on the surreal “virtual lockdown” of the Chinese village where blind human rights activist Chen Guangcheng escaped. Weeks after Chen fled, his village and nearby ones were ringed by anywhere...
World NowSEOUL -- South Korea marked a holiday honoring Buddha's birthday with services in 20,000 temples across the country amidst a scandal over the behavior of monks who had been filmed gambling, drinking and smoking in a hotel suite. About 22% of South Korea's...
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