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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...
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...
LIJIN China — Six months pregnant, 38-year-old Ma Jihong was healthy and fit, her body toned from working in the cotton fields. So when 10 people from the local family planning office showed up one morning in October, she slipped through a gap in...
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....
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 NowIn a tragic coda to the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, a veteran activist was found hanged to death in a hospital room on Wednesday morning. Li Wangyang, 62, was a labor activist from Hunan province who led workers in sympathy protests...
World NowFrom the plight of Pakistani acid attack victims to Syrian rebels girding for war, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from last week in global news....
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...
World NowBlind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng was on his way to the United States on Saturday afternoon, said activists who were helping the long-persecuted lawyer in his bid to leave China....
World NowToting his own backpack. Flying coach. Buying coffee with a coupon. Just who does Gary Locke think he is? The United States ambassador to China was recently pilloried in Chinese newspaper editorials for his part in the saga of Chen Guangcheng, a blind...
American VoicesNow that Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese dissident, is settling into a new life in the United States after decades of persecution by China's venal, autocratic government, he is receiving a hero's welcome he never anticipated and now does not appear...
CNNIn his first in-depth TV interview since his dramatic escape from house arrest, Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng told CNN about his departure from Chinaand his continuing concern for family and friends he left behind. He also spoke about...
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