Politics and Human Rights in China
Think of it like an iceberg: The top lies in plain sight, but a lot more hides beneath the surface.
By Michael Burleigh PUBLISHED: 02:09 GMT, 19 November 2012 | UPDATED: 16:52 GMT, 19 November 2012 Weighed down and shamed by the heavy placard hanging round his neck, the middle-aged man was paraded before a jeering crowd of thousands who had gathered in a sports stadium in Beijing.
China lands fighter jet on its first aircraft carrier as it takes another leap towards becoming Asian naval powerChina successfully landed a J-15 fighter jet on its Liaoning aircraft carrier while the ship was at sea Landing exercise marked the debut of the jet, a fighter bomber capable of carrying missiles and precision-guided bombs
Xie Jinghua and her husband were among five people who claim they were held against their will at the Holiday Inn Express in Nanhuizui, near Shanghai They were allegedly snatched on their way to complain after their homes were demolished to make way for Shanghai's Pudong International Airport Their plan was to hand in a petition to the10-day annual meeting of China's legislature in March Xie claims she was held for eight days under 24-hour guard When she tried to escape she was caught by seven guards and tied to bed IHG, who own Holiday Inn, says 'no indication' rooms were used as prisons Campaigners say unofficial detentions in 'black jails' are rising in China
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For more photos of Beijing's housing bubble, click here. BEIJING — When Xiaobo Zhang got married in the early 1990s, he and his bride, like millions of other couples across China, were given a small room to live in by his danwei , or work unit.
A government official, meanwhile, held his nose and tasted his father's stool to check for symptoms of illness, while another woman used her breast milk to feed her toothless great grandmother. The modern version, however, is more prosaic. "Teach your mother and father how to use the internet," it offers.
That creates a deadline of 2049, since the Communist party came to power in 1949.
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China arrests top security official on suspicion of spying for U.S. in 'greatest breach of state intelligence for two decades'By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 14:46 GMT, 1 June 2012 | UPDATED: 14:46 GMT, 1 June 2012
By Amy Oliver PUBLISHED: 15:01 GMT, 2 July 2012 | UPDATED: 12:06 GMT, 4 July 2012 Two men who allegedly tried to hijack a plane in China were beaten to death by passengers and crew, state media said today.