Beijing's severe treatment of Uighurs – and Tibetans, too – may be an attempt to prevent a breakup similar to that of the Soviet Union.
On his recent European tour, Tibet's exiled leader preached compassion, but expressed frustration over 'lies and hypocrisy' from Beijing
A pair of Chinese sisters battle their way through the Japanese occupation of Shanghai and on to America.
Lin Zhao, who was executed in 1968, challenged history and Mao.
Contemporary artists don't shy from expressing their humor, subversiveness, and originality despite the country's more austere official image.
China's foreign minister will visit Washington today amid tension over Tibet and a US-China naval clash in the South China Sea.
Chinese intellectuals like Prof. Hu Xingdou relish their widening freedom to publish their opinions. But many topics remain taboo, and offenders are still subject to "reeducation through labor."