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China employs an army of censors. As many as 50,000 well-trained monitors police the Internet, and 12 government departments are empowered to search and seize information and shut down users and sites. They work fast: A recent study conducted by two...
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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...
Salman Rushdie thinks Mo Yan is a patsy of China’s Communist government. I respect Rushdie's work, and his own courage as a defender of artistic freedom. But I'm not sure he's right about Mo Yan. Mo accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature this...
Chinese author Mo Yan was announced in October as the recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature; he's in Sweden now and will be presented with the award Monday. It was at a news conference in Stockholm that Mo made his disappointing statements in support...
World NowChinese state television hailed Mo Yan as "the first Chinese writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature" following the announcement Thursday of the 2012 award. The report conveniently ignored Gao Xingjian, the Chinese-born French national whose 2000...
World NowAung San Suu Kyi was to give her Nobel Peace Prize lecture on Saturday in Oslo, 21 years after she got the award. Suu Kyi had long feared leaving Myanmar because she didn’t know if its military junta would let her return. The video above shows her...
World NowIn the latest challenge to China’s embattled national security czar, a group of retired Communist Party officials in western China has released an open petition calling for his resignation....
World NowDissident Chinese writer Yu Jie, who fled to the United States earlier this month, says he was tortured and harassed in 2010 even as the Nobel Peace prize was being awarded to his best friend, Liu Xiaobo....
World NowChinese security forces opened fire on Tibetan protesters Monday, killing at least one person, Tibetan activists reported. The news comes on the heels of the annual Human Rights Watch report, which criticized China for repression in ethnic minority...
Jacket CopyMikhail Khodorkovsky, once was Russia's richest man, is now an inmate who has taken up pen and pencil....
Jacket CopyRagip Zarakolu, head of Belge Publishing, has angered Turkish officials by publishing books about the Kurds and the Armenian genocide. He was arrested Friday, sparking international concern....
Culture MonsterThe Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles this week hosted a 30th anniversary celebration for Solidarity, the Polish trade union that was instrumental in leading to the collapse of communism in Poland during the 1980s. Speaking at the event was......
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