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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 [...]

[VIDEO] What is the Basic Law of Hong Kong?

“One country, two systems” was the catch-phrase coined by China’s president Deng Xiaoping in the 1980s, when China and Britain held negotiations on the future of Hong Kong. The two countries signed the Joint Declaration in 1984, setting out [...]