A blind civil-liberties activists requests political asylum from the United States. The consequences may be complex, but the choice is simple.
China's best-known activist for civil liberties and rule of law, now exiled in the United States, explains why he is optimistic about China's "inevitable" emergence as a democracy that respects its people's rights. Read Post
The European Union has urged China to exercise "utmost restraint" in the case of escaped blind activist Chen Guangcheng. Mr Chen is holed up in the US embassy in Beijing after escaping house arrest but is not seeking asylum abroad, ... Read Post