Jun 20, 2012 23:34 EDT
The United States and China worked together on releasing Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng because they have built up a good level of trust, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said.
Jun 14, 2012 07:33 EDT
Chinese authorities confirmed Thursday that a woman was forced to abort seven months into her pregnancy, several days after her plight came to light when images of her baby's corpse were posted online.
Jun 14, 2012 03:04 EDT
China said Thursday it was investigating the case of a woman who was allegedly forced to abort seven months into her pregnancy, after images posted online of the baby's corpse caused an uproar.
Jun 11, 2012 17:56 EDT
The United States voiced opposition Monday to China's one-child policy after activists reported that a five-month-pregnant woman faces an imminent forced abortion.
Jun 04, 2012 12:33 EDT
The United States urged China to free all those still jailed over the 1989 Tiananmen Square demonstrations, on the eve of Monday's 23rd anniversary of the brutal crackdown on the protests.
Jun 03, 2012 23:03 EDT
The United States urged China to free all those still jailed over the 1989 Tiananmen Square demonstrations, ahead of the 23rd anniversary of the brutal crackdown on the protests.
Jun 01, 2012 12:40 EDT
A Chinese activist whose legs were crushed by a tank during the Tiananmen Square crackdown called Friday for justice, as Hong Kong prepared to mark the 23rd anniversary of the unrest.
May 31, 2012 12:18 EDT
Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese activist whose flight to the US embassy in Beijing sparked a major diplomatic incident, said Thursday that democratic change in China is slow, but irreversible.
May 30, 2012 01:53 EDT
Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has accused Beijing of failing to uphold its own laws, saying its abusive treatment of dissidents threatens the country's political stability.
May 29, 2012 02:45 EDT
China's best-known microblogging site has introduced new terms and conditions punishing those who post comments deemed offensive, as it comes under government pressure to clamp down on bloggers.
May 24, 2012 23:28 EDT
Blind activist Chen Guangcheng vowed to keep speaking out against rights abuses in China as he settles into a new life in New York following his dramatic escape from illegal detention.
May 24, 2012 19:16 EDT
Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who is now in the United States after a diplomatic standoff between Washington and Beijing, said Thursday he endured "suffering beyond imagination" at home.
May 24, 2012 13:54 EDT
The older brother of a blind Chinese activist who triggered a diplomatic row between Beijing and Washington has escaped his heavily guarded home and arrived in the capital Thursday, a rights lawyer said.
May 24, 2012 13:08 EDT
Mitt Romney fired a fresh jab at President Barack Obama Thursday over his China policy, in a new web video vowing to make China "play by the rules" of global trade on his first day in the White House.
May 24, 2012 12:59 EDT
A US report hailed the "yearning for change" in Arab countries and moves toward openness in military-backed Myanmar, saying they may inspire a push for freedom in other dark reaches of the world.
May 24, 2012 11:58 EDT
The United States said Thursday that China's human rights record was getting worse, with authorities stepping up efforts to silence activists and stifle public debate.
May 24, 2012 07:37 EDT
The brother of a blind Chinese activist who triggered a diplomatic row between Beijing and Washington arrived in the capital Thursday after escaping his heavily guarded home, a rights lawyer said.
May 21, 2012 23:53 EDT
The United States has achieved a rare human rights breakthrough with China by negotiating the departure of dissident Chen Guangcheng, but few are ready to predict that the case will set a precedent.
May 20, 2012 12:42 EDT
Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng began his new life in the United States on Sunday after a warm welcome but in Beijing he leaves behind a diplomatic mess that may prevent him ever returning home.
May 20, 2012 01:41 EDT
Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng was to spend his first full day in the United States Sunday after praising Beijing's "restraint and calm" as he sought to draw a line under a month-long tussle that tested China-US ties.