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May 26, 2015

China
The Future of Free Expression in China

Experts discuss the future for free expression and creative independence in China.

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February 23, 2011

China
U.S. Internet Providers and the ’Great Firewall of China’

U.S. Internet companies have long been accused of helping Beijing censor content. But aided by a U.S. government push for Internet freedom, some private-sector-led groups are working toward ensuring …

June 2, 2014

China
Tiananmen's Legacy of State-Sponsored Amnesia

Louisa Lim of NPR and Xiao Qiang of the University of California, Berkeley, join Asia Society's Orville Schell to discuss the Tiananmen Square protests and their aftermath from the Chinese perspectiv…

June 2, 2014

China
25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Session One: The U.S. PerspectiveThis session will provide insight on the U.S. perspective and response to the crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square twenty-five years ago.Bren…

June 2, 2014

China
In the U.S. Response to Tiananmen, a Delicate Balance Between Geopolitics and Human Rights

On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Brent Scowcroft of the Scowcroft Group and Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times join CFR President Richard N. Haass to discuss the events from t…

August 20, 2012

China
Gu Kailai Trial: Drama Ended?

The murder trial of Bo Xilai’s wife Gu Kailai ended with a local Chinese court delivering a suspended death sentence for her killing of a British citizen Neil Heywood. While Gu only received a two-ye…

Gu Kailai, wife of ousted Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai, attends a trial in the court room at Hefei Intermediate People's Court in this still image taken from video

November 20, 2014

Global
The ITU: Building Connectivity and Cooperation in Internet Governance

Andrea Glorioso, Jeferson Nacif, and Eric Osiakwan join Aparna Sridhar, counsel at Google, Inc., to discuss internet governance issues and the role of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

November 20, 2014

Global
The ITU: Building Connectivity and Cooperation in Internet Governance

Andrea Glorioso, European Union information and communications technologies attaché to the United States, Jeferson Nacif, head of international affairs at the Brazilian Agency of Telecommunications, …

April 6, 2012

China
China’s Wen Jiabao: Taking it to the Streets

Updated with correct sourcing for translation of Hu Xijin’s comments. Thanks to Kenneth Tan of Shanghaiist The political brouhaha over Bo Xilai’s ouster as Chongqing Party Secretary continues to rev…

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao smiles as he watches a performance given by students during his visit to the Chinese Culture Center in Seoul May 29, 2010.

November 12, 2010

China
Where Oh Where is Wen Jiabao?

So much for Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s bold words on the need for freedom of speech and democracy. His words haven’t stopped Beijing from executing an epic human rights crackdown—which is only hurt…

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