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After the Cataclysm: Postwar Indochina & the Reconstruction of Imperial Ideology (The Political Economy of Human Rights)
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Book
1979
A carefully dcoumented asessment of Western reporting on post-1975 Indochina.
Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991
Hobsbawm, Eric
Book
1994
A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
Anger over China's Deadly Workplaces after Warehouse Explosion
Lin, Kevin
Article
2015
A series of chemical explosions on August 12, 2015 at a warehouse in the northern city of Tianjin is shining a spotlight on dangerous workplace conditions and precarious employment relations in China.
Australia: Socialist Alliance's 'International Political Perspectives' Resolution
Socialist Alliance
Article
2014
Resolutions adopted by the 10th National Conference of the Socialist Alliance, June 7-9, 2014.
Beating Uncle Sam at His Own Game: The Skirmish in the Spratlys
Whitney, Mike
Article
2015
Washington has thrown down the gauntlet in the South China Sea. If Beijing wants to preserve its independence and surpass the US as the world's biggest economy, it's going to have to meet the challeng...
Biggest Strike In China's History Enters 6th Day: Police Arrested Organizers, Workers Battle SWAT Troops
Article
2014
The largest strike in China's history has entered the sixth day, defying state attempts to repress workers struggling against economic and social injustice. Police arrested several organizers of the s...
Broken Images: Essays on Chinese Culture and Politics
Leys, Simon
Book
1979
Essays on modern Chinese culture and politics.
The Chairman's New Clothes: Mao and the Cultural Revolution
Leys, Simon
Book
1969
Analyzes the Chinese "cultural revolution" as a power struggle through which Mao Zedong sought to regain control of the party.
China in Revolt
Friedman, Eli
Article
2012
Few in the West are aware of the drama unfolding in today’s “epicenter of global labor unrest.” A scholar of China exposes its tumultuous labor politics and their lessons for the Left.
China in the Contemporary World Dynamic of Accumulation and Class Struggle
Goldner, Loren
Article
2005
The Chinese ruling elite is riding the whirlwind precisely because its own necessary reforms are quite visibly setting in motion social processes that could completely overwhelm it, namely a working-c...
China Mao or never: New Internationalist September 2004
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2004
A look at the communist government China and the people's dream of free speech.
China on Strike: Narratives of Workers' Resistance
Friedman, Eli; Li, Zhongjin; Ren, Hao
Book
2016
Through first person accounts, the book details the growing unrest, destabilization and strikes in factories that are gripping China.
China Shakes the World
Belden, Jack
Book
1949
Jack Belden's classic account of the Chinese civil war.
China and Socialism: Market Reforms and Class Struggle
Hart-Landsberg, Martin; Burkett, Paul
Book
2005
Argues that market reforms in China are leading toward a capitalist and foreign-dominated development path, with enormous social and political costs, both domestically and internationally.
China's Cyber-War: Don't Believe the Hype: Net Threat Inflation
Lee, Peter
Article
2013
Addressing cyber-theft, U.S hypocrisy, and China.
China's Disposable Labor: Against The Current vol. 140
Loong-yu, Au
Article
2009
The global financial crisis has begun to take its toll in China, with a rapid decline in China’s exports. In Guangdong province where the export processing zones house 20 million workers, tens of thou...
China's Republic
Lary, Diana
Book
An introductory text for students and general readers offering an unbiased look at the rise of Maoist communism and the decline of Chiang Kai Shek's Guomintang.
China's Rise: Strength and Fragility
Loong Yu, Au
Book
2013
Loong Yu examines in detail the road from the revolution in China, from a largely rural peasant country in 1949 to the present huge capitalist economy.
China's Worker Protests: A Second Wave of Labor Unrest?: Against The Current vol. 121
Yan, Wong Kam
Article
2006
There has been a 30% rise in collective riots in China in recent years. Whereas in 1993, there were 10,000 reported cases with 700,000 participants, in 2003 it jumped to 60,000 with 3 million partici...
A Chinese alternative: Social democracy by the union route
Dongfang, Han
Article
2014
Dongfang discusses how changing undemocratic Chinese business enterprises, through active labour unions, would also change the social structure of the country.
A Chinese Alternative? Interpreting the Chinese New Left Politically
Carter, Lance
Article
2010
In China, the terms 'left' and 'right' or 'radical' and 'conservative' produce somewhat different associations in the popular mind than what we are used to in the West. While in most capitalist countr...
Chinese Shadows
Leys, Simon
Book
1977
A description of Mao Zedong's China.
Chinese Workers' Resistance: Against The Current vol. 111
Diamond, Norm
Article
2004
Norm Diamond interviews Tim Pringle, who lives in Hong Kong, where he participates as an observer and also as a member of the editorial board of the Chinese-language magazine Globalization Monitor.
The Chinese Working Women's Network: Against The Current vol. 113
Ngai, Pun; Ming, Yang Lie
Article
2004
There is no doubt that China is growing rapidly in importance in the global economy. China has now surpassed the United States as the largest destination in the world for foreign investment. While man...
The CIA: A Forgotten History
Blum, William
Book
Describes the CIA's role in overthrowing governments, rigging elections, assassinating leaders, and manufacturing "news" in over 50 countries.
C.L.R. James's Conflicted Intellectual Legacies on Mao Tse Tung's China
Quest, Matthew
Article
2013
On the evolution of C.L.R. James’s thoughts about Maoism.
Communism Takes China: How the Revolution Went Red
Fitzgerald, C.P.
Book
1971
A short history of Chinese history from 1911 to 1949.
Connexions Library: China Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on China.
Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs in China and Germany
Maass, Peter; Poitras, Laura
Article
2014
The National Security Agency has had agents in China, Germany, and South Korea working on programs that use “physical subversion” to infiltrate and compromise networks and devices, according to docume...
A Critical Defense of Charter '08: Against The Current vol. 143
Loong-yu, Au
Article
2009
Last November, dozens of well-known Chinese intellectuals launched the Charter '08 to call on Chinese government to respect basic civil and democratic rights. Soon afterwards the core leader of the ap...
The Decline And Fall Of The American Empire
McCoy, Alfred
Article
2010
The demise of the United States as the global superpower could come far more quickly than anyone imagines. If Washington is dreaming of 2040 or 2050 as the end of the American Century, a more realisti...
Domestic Work and Rights in China: Against The Current vol. 133
Wong, May
Article
2008
When China adopted the “open door” policy in 1978, south China, especially the Pearl River Delta area, was the first industrial area created to attract foreign investment, particularly from Hong Kong....
The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity
Hui, Wang
Book
2009
Wang Hui is a leading member of China's "New Left". He challenges both the bureaucratic one-party regime and the Western neoliberal paradigm. He calls for alternatives to both China's capitalist trans...
Execution Day in Zhengzhou
Hongda , Wu; Creger, John
Article
1991
A first-hand account of an execution day in China.
Fanshen: Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village
Hinton, William
Book
1966
William Hinton's work is a marvelous and revealing look into life in the Chinese countryside, where tradition and modernity have had both a complementary and caustic relationship since the Chinese Com...
Fighting China or the WTO?: Against The Current vol. 87
Cheung, Sze Pang
Article
2000
The tension among groups which protested in Seattle would emerge in April when two marches would proceed within the same week, one [led by the AFL-CIO -ed.] targeting China's entry to the World Trade ...
For Reasons of State
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1973
Essays in which Chomsky analyzes the role of the American state and discusses some of the ways in which individuals can respond to its growing power.
Four years later, still a graveyard of Chinese youth
Nao
Article
2015
In 2014, on the eve of China's national day celebrations, scenes recalling those of four years ago appeared in Chinese headlines. Foxconn became known to the world four years ago when thirteen of its ...
'Freedom of the Seas' Means American Global Hegemony: The US should stay out of the South China Sea dispute
Raimondo, Justin
Article
2015
There ain't no mountain high enough, ain't no valley low enough to keep us from our sacred duty to protect the world from itself. From the South China Sea to the shores of the Black Sea, America stand...
The Great Reversal: The Privatization of China
Hinton, William
Book
1991
In these essays Hinton argues that Deng XiaoPing and his privatization reforms destroyed the achievements of the Maoist Revolution of 1949.
The Great Reversal : The Privatization of China 1978-1989
Hinton, William
Book
The Great Reversal is the first critical study of the widely heralded reforms currently transforming China's economy. From his long experience of Chinese agriculture, Hinton first examines the course ...
A Green History of the World: The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations
Ponting, Clive
Book
1991
Ponting tracks the "green" history of the world showing how throughout history civilizations have collapsed when they exhausted the earth's natural resources.
The Guangdong Six and the rule of law (of value): Preliminary theses on the December 3 crackdown
Anonymous
Article
2016
Information about the December 3, 2014 crackdown on Chinese labour activists is now widely available in English and several other languages, but there has been little satisfactory analysis of its sign...
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2003
Chomsky documents how, for more than half a century, the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of dominating the globe.
Hidden Agendas
Pilger, John
Book
1998
Pilger's book is an indictment of Tony Blair's government and his easy acceptance of the Thacherite view of foreign affairs. Using the examples of Indonesia, East Timor, Burma, Murdoch and China he ch...
Human Rights: in a time of terror: New Internationalist January/February 2008
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2008
A look at human rights in various countries including women's and sex rights.
The I.F. Stone's Weekly Reader
Stone, I.F.
Book
1973
An anthology of 20 years of journalism by independent journalists I.F. Stone.
In a Time of Torment
Stone, I.F.
Book
1968
Independent journalist I.F. Stone on the events and issues of the 1960s.
In China's Inner Mongolia, mining spells misery for traditional herders
Denyer, Simon
Article
2015
China's relentless drive for minerals is wreaking havoc on pastoral lifestyles.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume I: State and Bureaucracy
Draper, Hal
Book
1977
A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
Keeping the Rabble in Line
Chomsky, Noam; Barsamian, David
Book
1994
Interviews with Noam Chomsky covering issues such as free trade, health care, global warming, the nature of corporations, human rights, and democracy.
Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Lessons of an Ambiguous Struggle: Against The Current vol. 88
Mel Rothenberg
Article
2000
The conflict around Congress' granting China Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) signals the opening of important new terrain of political struggle. With the background of the two major mass demon...
The Life and Resistance of a Chinese Worker
Ren, Hao; Li, Zhongjin; Friedman, Eli
Article
2016
Under China's labour management system, independent unionism is strictly banned, and the state's official trade union body monopolizes worker representation. That means that all of China’s 806,498,521...
Mao as a Dialectician
Glaberman, Martin
Book
1968
...
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 15: Marx and Engels 1856 - 1858
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Book
1858
Mainly articles about Europe, colonialism, and India.
Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies
Anderson, Kevin B.
Book
2010
Marx’s critique of capital was far broader than is usually supposed. To be sure, he concentrated on the labor-capital relation within Western Europe and North America. But at the same time, he expen...
A Marxist History of the World part 63: The Rape of China
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Neil Faulkner looks at the impact of western imperialism's repeated and bloody attempts to control the wealth of China
A Marxist History of the World part 78: The First Chinese Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
In 1927, the Chinese nationalists smashed the country's first working-class revolutionary movement – a defeat that would shape the whole subsequent history of China.Counterfire
A Marxist History of the World part 93: Maoist China
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
After the revolution of 1949, the Chinese Communists resorted to state capitalism to force the country’s industrialisation. The consequences were disastrous.
The New Chinese Nationalism: Against The Current vol. 136
Yu, Au Loong
Article
2008
Corporate globalization has been remarkably successful in driving down wages and the welfare of working people across the world. Resistance to this is necessary and inevitable, hence the birth of the ...
The new strikes in China
Nao
Article
2014
An article by "friends of gongchao" describes the development of strikes in China in recent years as well as the strike at Yue Yuen shoe factories in Dongguan, South China, in April 2014.
News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2006 - 2007
Article
2006
We aim to help fill the void on the question of "what happens after" by creatively rethinking and restating his concept of "revolution in permanence" for today.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Book
2004
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
Obama's House of Cards: Will Russia and China Hold Their Fire Until War Is the Only Alternative?
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2014
Barak Obama's September 24 speech at the UN is the most absurd thing I have heard in my entire life. It is absolutely amazing that the president of the United States would stand before the entire worl...
On China's 1989 Tiananmen Upheaval
Seymour, Joseph
Article
2015
The bourgeois media falsely portray the events in the spring of 1989 as a movement for capitalist counterrevolution under the banner of Western-style "democracy." The social explosion was triggered by...
Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present
Hessler, Peter
Book
2006
A first-hand exploration of contemporary China through the accounts of its living citizens as well as through ancient artifacts uncovered in archeological digs -- a psycho-social examination of who th...
Origins of the Chinese Revolution, 1915-1949
Bianco, Lucien; Bell, Muriel (trans.)
Book
1967
An introduction to China's passage to revolution which takes as its central theme the relationship between China's social crisis and the revolutionary movement.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 22, 2017: Disobedience
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Ultimately all power structures depend on the obedience of those over whom they rule. It helps if people believe in the legitimacy of those who wield power, but the crucial thing is obedience. Once pe...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman, Chris
Book
1999
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
The Post MFA Era and the Rise of China, Part 1: Against The Current vol. 125
Loong-Yu, Au
Article
2006
The Agreement on Textiles and Clothing expired in 2005, ending 30 years of a quota system under the Multi-Fibre Arrangement (MFA). Ending the Agreement signalled the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) p...
The Protectionist Trap: Against The Current vol. 88
Lund, Caroline
Article
2000
In July, the United Nations and some fifty large corporations came to an agreement that the companies would all respect workers' rights and protect the environment in their investments around the worl...
Quelling The People: The Military Suppression of The Beijing Democracy Movement
Brook, Timothy
Book
1992
The author examines what happened on June 3, 1989 when students protested in Tiananmen Square.
Race and Racism in China
Article
Discrimination against the minority ethnic groups in contemporary China remains significant.
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Book
1982
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
The Realities of China Today: Against The Current vol. 137
Hart-Landsberg, Martin
Article
2008
Interest in the post-1978 Chinese market reform experience remains high and for an obvious reason: China is widely considered to be one of the most successful developing countries in modern times. The...
Resistance in China Today: Against The Current vol. 161
Yu, Au Loong; Ruixue, Bai
Article
2012
Cases of resistance in China continue to grow.
Resistance in China Today
Yu, Au Loong; Ruixue, Bai
Article
2012
Cases of Resistance in China continue to grow. Protests both large and small are extremely frequent. These range from workers’ protests against unpaid wages and demands for labor rights to protests ag...
Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War, and US Political Culture
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
Chomsky analyzes the Kennedy Administration's policy on the Vietnam War and compares the US Administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Reagan.
The Revenge of History: The Battle for the 21st Century
Milne, Seumas
Book
2012
A critical account of the first decade of the twenty-first century.
Revolutionary Nonviolence: Essays by Dave Dellinger
Dellinger, Dave
Book
1970
Dellinger says that "those of us who oppose the violence of the status quo and reject the violence of armed revolt and class hatred bear a heavy responsibility to struggle existentially to provdew non...
The Rise of China and the Demise of the Capitalist World Economy
Li, Minqi
Book
With the decline of the economic power of the United States, its current hegemonic role will deteriorate and the growth of China will so erode the foundations of capital accumulation - by pushing wage...
Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation, and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Book
1981
Part I - Rosa Luxemburg as Theoretician, as Activist, as Internationalist. Part II - The Women's Liberation Movement as Revolutionary Force and Reason. Part III - Karl Marx: From Critic of Hegel to Au...
Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants
Pai, Hsiao-Hung
Book
2012
Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour a...
A Short History of Progress
Wright, Ronald
Book
2004
If the population growth, consumption of resources, and technological advances continue according to the trend of the twentieth century, at the expense of the earth, the outcome may be disastrous.
The Sinicization Of Tibet
Mittal, Devika
Article
2013
In 1950s, China incorporated Tibet into its territory and since then, it has began a major reform of all aspects of Tibetan life - social, religious, political and economic. The Tibetans had organised...
Situationist International Anthology
Knabb, Ken
Book
1981
A selection of Situationist writings.
The Socialist Register 1972: Volume 9: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1972
The Socialist Register 1975: Volume 12: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
The Socialist Register 1982: Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Socialist Register 1984: Volume 21: The Uses of Anti-Communism
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1984
The Socialist Register 1988: Volume 24: Problems of Socialist Renewal: East & West
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1988
An examination of the prospects for socialism written shortly before the fall of the Soviet Union.
Socialist Register 1991: Volume 27: Communist Regimes the Aftermath
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
The Struggle for Tibet
Lixiong,Wang; Shakya,Tsering
Book
2009
Wang Lixiong and Tsering Shakya debate Tibet's history under Communist rule. While both are critical of China's crackdown on resistance movements, Wang, a Chinese intellectual draws a picture of a str...
The Sun Behind The Clouds Gives A Voice To Tibetan Dissidents
Wharton, Billy
Article
2010
Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam's The Sun Behind the Clouds is the latest offering in a long line of documentaries about Tibet. The distinctiveness of this edition derives from its willingness to portray...
Through Our Own Eyes: Popular Art and Modern History
Brett, Guy
Book
In this pioneering work, the author brings together the patchworks of the women of Chile documenting the Chilean resistance, Sha'aba painting of the people of Central Africa, and the collective view o...
Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: Connexipedia Article
Article
A series of demonstrations in and near Tiananmen Square in Beijing in the PRC beginning on 14 April. Led mainly by students and intellectuals, the protests occurred in a year that saw the collapse of ...
Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958-1962
Jisheng, Yang
Book
2012
A look at 'the great famine', a concealed result of the Great Leap Forward in China.
Towards a New Cold War: Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1982
A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
Trade Justice! Yes, but what is it?: New Internationalist April 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2006
Discusses Trade justices and the effects its has had on different parts of the world. Voices the opinions of people from the around the world on the topic of trade justice.
The Tragedy of the Chinese Revolution
Isaacs, Harold R.
Book
1934
A study of the social catastrophe that convulsed China in 1925-27, when the working-class movement was murderously crushed by the Kuomintang.
Transnational Capital and the State in China: Partners in Exploitation
Greenfield, Gerard
Article
1998
The destruction of job and income security, the sacking of tens of millions of workers, and the withdrawal of government subsidies and protection for local industry serves the interests of a ruling el...
Vietnam: From National Liberation to Trans-Pacific Vassalage 1975-2015
Petras, James
Article
2015
In 1975 the people of Vietnam successfully ended one of the longest and bloodiest anti-colonial wars in world-history – defeating the US, the world's biggest imperial power, after 20 years of struggle...
Voices from Tiananmen Square: Beijing Spring and the Democracy Movement
Yu, Mok Chiu and Harrison, J. Frank (ed.)
Book
1990
Voyages To Utopia: From Monastery to Commune - The Search for the Perfect Society in Modern Times
McCord, William
Book
1989
The story of William McCord's exploration of utopian communities, both in person and through literature.
Whither China?
Sheng-wu-lien
Article
1968
A document written by militants called Sheng-wu-lien in Hunan province in China during the "Cultural Revolution." The Shengwulian activists were crushed by the bureaucracy.
Wildcat Strikes in China
Carter, Lance
Article
2010
Worker activism is now the new normal as strikes and protests erupt across China
Article
2015
China Labour Bulletin’s Strike Map logged record numbers of strikes and worker protests in the first quarter of 2015.
World Orders Old and New
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Chomsky surveys the international scene since 1945.
Year 501: The Conquest Continues
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
An examination of the U.S. role in the world placed in the long historical perspective of the 500 years that followed the voyages of Columbus.

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Arusha Cross-Cultural Centre
Stimulate reflection and action by Canadians to promote equitable development of peoples at home and abroad, and communication and understanding among people of different cultures.
Bureau of Public Secrets
Articles from a Situationist perspective.
CounterCurrents.org
An alternative news site based in India. We bring out what the mainstream media fails to tell you, or hides from you. These are the things that really matter. The things which may determine the fate o...
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
News and Letters
An organization of Marxist-Humanists standing for the abolition of capitalism, both in its private property form and ins its state property form. We stand for the deveopment of new human relations; wh...

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Asian Development Bank
ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people.
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
The Hermitage
The State Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings situated along the embankment of the River Neva, right in the heart of St. Petersburg. The leading role in this unique architectural ensemble is played by the Winter Palace, t...
Partners in Population and Development
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is the only organization in the world fully dedicated to the promotion of South-South partnerships.
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organization whose creation was proclaimed on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of Chin...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
Wikileaks
WikiLeaks is a multi-national media organization and associated library. It was founded by its publisher Julian Assange in 2006. WikiLeaks specializes in the analysis and publication of large datasets of censored or otherwise r...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

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Authorities turn their sights on microblogging
Sources News Release
2010
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about a new crackdown in China on social-networking tools, especially microblogging services.
Beijing imposes its propaganda beyond its borders
2015
As Chinese President Xi Jinping continues a week-long official visit to the United States that began on 22 September, Reporters Without Borders condemns China's policy of exporting its information con...
Berlin Twitter Wall website blocked just days after its launch
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders deplores the fact that the Chinese authorities blocked the Berlin Twitter Wall website (www.berlintwitterwall.com) just days after its launch.
Black Flag Army
Wikipedia
The Black Flag Army was a splinter remnant of a bandit group recruited largely from soldiers of ethnic Zhuang background, who crossed the border in 1865 from Guangxi, China into Upper Tonkin, then par...
Britain took more out of India than it put in -- Could China do the same to Britain?
Jack, Ian
2014
Large parts of India's economy were destroyed by British technology in the 1800s, and by deals that favoured British shareholders. Today, it's China that holds that kind of power.
By Accepting Chinese Censorship of Domains, Registry xyz.com Invites More
Malcolm, Jeremy
2015
Industry news site Domain Incite has reported that this puts perhaps close to 12,000 banned words and expressions onto the blacklist, thereby preventing terms such as the Chinese words for 'democracy'...
Canadian writers protest the detention of Liu Xiaobo
Sources News Release
2009
Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje and Nino Ricci and more than 40 members of PEN Canada, the writers' association, have signed a petition on behalf of prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
Changing Media, Changing China
Shirk, Susan (ed.)
2010
This collection of essays studies all aspects of media in China, and looks at the changing landscape of information management and demand for real news in China.
China and India 'water grab' dams put ecology of Himalayas in danger
Vidal, John
2013
More than 400 hydroelectric schemes are planned in the mountain region, which could be a disaster for the environment.
2014
Access to the websites of Le Monde, The Guardian, Global Mail, El País and Süddeutsche Zeitung were blocked in China after they and other international media reported the results of research into the ...
China Deprives Uyghur Prisoner Right to Legal Counsel
Sources News Release
2014
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is concerned that undue political pressure has been applied to a defence lawyer to make her withdraw from defending a Uyghur scholar accused of separa...
China Imposes Yet More Restrictions on Journalists
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns instructions to media issued by Chinaâs Prison Bureau and Central Propaganda Department that they must only report information distributed th...
CHINA: News of Ethnic Strife Skirts Chinese Censors
Antoaneta Bezlova
2009
The story of ethnic strife engulfing Xinjiang may have been relegated to the inner pages of the country#s state-controlled newspapers, but this time, the government could barely suppress the outflow o...
China puts Tibetan writer and husband under house arrest amid Kerry Visit
2014
Chinese Authorities placed Tsering Woeser and her husband, Wang Lixiong, under house arrest on July 9 during US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to China.
"ChinaLeaks" Stories Censored in Mainland China
Hudson, Michael; Guevara, Marina Walker; Olesen, Alexa
2014
Chinese authorities move aggressively to block online access to news reports exposing the secrecy-cloaked offshore holdings of China’s political and financial elites.
China's Great Cannon: New weapon to suppress free speech online
Lowenthal, Tom
2015
Chinese censorship of the internet is a well known fact but the tactics that the Chinese government uses -- and how similar those tactics are to the ones used by the NSA -- points to an international ...
China's Media War: Censorship, Corruption & Control
Sources News Release
2015
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) yesterday released the seventh annual China Press Freedom Report, CHINA'S MEDIA WAR: Censorship, Corruption & Control.
China's new leadership faces censorship challenge
Sources News Release
2013
China's new leaders will face unprecedented challenges to controlling the media, even as journalists' efforts to test the system continue to carry great risk, according to a new report by the Committe...
Chinese authorities must come clean on air pollution film ban
Sources News Release
2015
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is concerned by the decision by the Cyberspace Administrative and Central Propaganda Department of China to ban the online documentary Under the Dome ...
Chinese Efforts to Quash Human Rights Campaigns Rippling Out of Control, says PEN
PEN International
2015
A string of disappearances and arrests of over 100 human rights lawyers in China in the past week is the boldest move yet in Beijing's sprawling campaign to destroy China's human rights movement.
Editor of Chinese website, missing for a month, arrested on anti-state charges
Comittee to Protect Journalists
2015
An editor and secretary-general of a human rights group in China has been was abducted and charged with "inciting subversion of state power" by the Chinese government. The chinese government is infamo...
EFF To Court: Cisco Must Be Held Accountable For Aiding China's Human Rights Abuses
Sources News Release
2016
Company Built Customized Golden Shield System to Identify Falun Gong Members Who Were Later Tortured.
Freedom of expression 'systematically violated' in Tibet
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the systematic violation of press freedom and free expression in Tibet.
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
2009
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
How we did Offshore Leaks China
Walker Guevara, Marina
2014
A multinational team of journalists spent months combing through secret tax haven records revealing offshore holdings of China’s rich and powerful.
IFJ Report Lists China's Secret Bans on Media Reporting
Sources News Release
2010
A new report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on press freedom in China highlights the battle by local censors to control media commentary on a wide range of topics throughout in 2...
International rights groups call for release of seriously ill Chinese journalist Gao Yu
2015
Fifteen human rights and press freedom organizations are urging Chinese President Xi Jinping to immediately release seriously ill journalist Gao Yu from prison. In a letter, the organizations also cal...
Media Freedom
You will be harrassed and detained
Adam, Brad
2007
This report analyzes how the Chinese government is failing to fulfill its commitments to respect the reporting freedom of foreign correspondents during the period of the temporary regulations and is i...
New counterterrorism law in China deadly for online press freedom
Sources News Release
2015
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses strong concern over the National Security Law Bill which is soon to be considered by the Standing Committee of National Congress in China in...
New National Security Law in China suppresses media freedom: IFJ says
Sources News Release
2015
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expresses strong concern for the National Security Law that was passed by the Chinese National People's Congress yesterday, on July 1, 2015.
RSF reiterates call for EU sanctions against CCTV and Xinhua
Sources News Release
2016
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for European Union sanctions against state-owned China Central Television (CCTV) and the official news agency Xinhua for broadcasting and publishing what are pres...
Uyghur journalist and website editor sentenced to fifteen years in jail
Sources News Release
2010
Reporters Without Borders said it was outraged at the harshness of a 15-year prison sentence handed down to journalist Gheyret Niyaz by a court in Urumqi, in Xinjiang province, China.
Why China's super-rich are now eager to invest in philanthropy
Graham-Harrison, Emma
2015
The country's wealthy elite chase recognition and status by splashing cash on museums and schools, but there may also be a less idealistic motive behind their largesse.
Zimbabwe: China Demands Property Rights
Gagare, Owen
2017
China this week urged the Zimbabwean government to respect property rights, address concerns over policy inconsistency and clarify its indigenisation policy to attract investment into the country.

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