Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Hu Jintao takes personal charge of fight against Charter 08

    There is little chance that the Chinese government can snuff out Charter 08, the most serious intellectual challenge to the Communist Party since the student-led protests of 1989, ...

  • Rights groups push China on press freedom for local media

    Rights groups and media experts on Saturday gave a cautious welcome to China's decision to allow foreign reporters greater freedom and urged Beijing to extend the same rights to domestic journalists. ...

  • Beijing controls Tibetans using Skynet electronic surveillance

    Skynet is now operational in Tibet. Beijing installed cameras in every district to monitor Tibetans. Currently, Tibetans must obtain passes from the government to enter cities. ...

  • A lama in sheep’s clothing?

    Not long after calling him a “devil” with a human face and the heart of a beast, Chinese officials are talking again to representatives of the Dalai Lama. ...

  • China uses Yahoo in Tibet riots

    Pictures of another 20 Tibetans have shown up online. Only this time they weren’t of men killed by Chinese forces when demonstrators protested -- they were protestors. ...

  • Richard Gere meets with Tibetans

    Richard Gere met Monday with six Tibetans on a hunger strike to demand a UN investigation of human rights violations in their country. ...