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China Farmers Protest Land Grabs

2009-07-22

Poor farmers confront authorities and developers over land seized in central China and coastal provinces.

Detentions Follow Medical Protest

2009-07-21

Chinese authorities detain five in a blood-test scam that led to clashes between police and parents concerned that their children had been infected with HIV.

China Blocks Tibet Lawyers

2009-07-20

Authorities deny a Tibetan filmmaker and two monks the right to legal representation in what some are calling a wider crackdown on independent lawyers.

Activists Defend China's Huai River

2009-07-20

A group of activists takes on environmental challenges to one of China's rivers, but encounter official obstacles along the way.

Crackdown on Rights Lawyers

2009-07-17

Chinese authorities shut down a legal center a week after revoking the licenses of more than 50 lawyers.

New UN Sanctions for North Korea

2009-07-17

The United Nations takes aim at firms and individuals linked to Pyongyang’s deadly weapons program.

Witnesses Describe Two-Way Violence

2009-07-17

Vivid new accounts describe violence on both sides in a deadly ethnic clash in northwestern China.

Jailed Publisher Will Appeal

2009-07-16

A publisher is jailed after his newspaper reports on alleged official corruption in Cambodia.

Media Strategy in Xinjiang

2009-07-16

Chinese authorities learned a lot in 2008 about how to manage media during a crisis. In the Xinjiang riots, they put it to use.

Who Will Succeed Kim?

2009-07-15

In highly secretive North Korea, not even the inner-circle cognoscenti are sure who the country's next leader will be.

Uyghur Scholar's Release Sought

2009-07-14

A Chinese writer petitions for the release of a prominent Uyghur economist detained after riots in China’s ethnically divided northwest.

China Detains Reporters in Urumqi

2009-07-13

After days of ethnic violence in Xinjiang's capital, Chinese authorities detain several journalists covering the unrest.

Urumqi: a Quiet "Open Prison"

2009-07-10

A man contacted by RFA in Urumqi tells about his fears while the official Chinese media strive to portray a city under control and life back to normal.


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