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[VIDEO] China’s Long List of Political Prisoners

Xi Jinping has been tightening his grip on power by stifling dissent, sending a number of critics to prison. But as China’s economic influence has grown, the U.S. and other countries have avoided openly challenging Beijing on its human-rights [...]

[VIDEO] How China Is Changing Your Internet

Chinese Tech Firms Forced to Choose Market: Home or Everywhere Else HONG KONG — For teenagers who like to sing along with Ariana Grande and Flo Rida, Musical.ly is a must-have. The app that lets users lip-sync and dance in their own music videos [...]

4 Japanese Detained in China Freed

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Four of the six Japanese men who were detained in China by local authorities in March have been released and returned to Japan, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday. The Japanese government will continue to [...]

Why China Is Afraid Of Ailing Dissident Liu Xiaobo

Since Chinese authorities won’t let Liu Xiaobo leave China for medical help, he probably will die soon. But his efforts to speak the truth will endure. Helen Raleigh writes: Chinese authorities accuse dying Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo of being [...]