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China’s People’s Liberation Army Reveals New Weapons on State Television

China’s People’s Liberation Army Reveals New Weapons on State Television

In this tension-filled period following an international tribunal hearing in the Hague, which ruled that China has no rightful claim to almost all of the South China Sea, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) unveiled a series of weapons for air and sea combat during a visit by prominent officers. It is uncharacteristic and rare for […]

Swedish Activist Tells All About His 23-Day Stay in a Chinese Secret Prison

Swedish Activist Tells All About His 23-Day Stay in a Chinese Secret Prison

A prominent activist combatting human rights violations in China revealed the truth about his 23-day detention in a secret Chinese prison in an exclusive interview with the The New York Times Saturday. Peter Dahlin, a Swedish activist and co-founder of the nongovernmental organization Chinese Urgent Action Working Group, told of his stay in what is […]

Detained Swedish Activist Confesses on China’s State TV

Detained Swedish Activist Confesses on China’s State TV

A detained human rights activist from Sweden has appeared on China’s state-run media, where he confessed to breaking the law and harming the Chinese government. Authorities have accused Peter Dahlin and the Chinese Urgent Action Working Group (China Action) of receiving foreign funding to “instigate confrontations” with the government and produce “distorted reports” on China’s […]

Missing Hong Kong Book Publisher Surfaces on China State TV

Missing Hong Kong Book Publisher Surfaces on China State TV

A missing Hong Kong book publisher has appeared on China’s state-run TV, where he claimed he voluntarily turned himself in to mainland authorities over an alleged crime. Gui Minhai, a China-born Swedish national, disappeared in October after failing to come home from vacation in Taiwan. China’s state-run news agency Xinhua said he was involved in […]

CCTV Airs Confucius Doc.

CCTV Airs Confucius Doc.

A historic documentary on Confucius aired on China Central Television (CCTV) Friday night. The 90-minute, six-part documentary took two years to make and it is the first documentary to be produced by China and a foreign company. It was produced by state-run CCTV in cooperation with Britain’s Lion TV, China International Television Corporation and the […]