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A Uyghur gets death sentence, as China bans once OK'd books

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As the Chinese government tightened its grip over its ethnic Uyghur population, it sentenced one man to death and three others to life in prison last year for textbooks drawn in ...

They said it: Leaders at the hybrid UN, in their own words

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Many leaders saying many things about many topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world: That's what the U.N. General Assembly invariably produces each year. ...

Canada opposition party says Olympics shouldn't be in China

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s main opposition party on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to press the International Olympic Committee to move the 2022 Winter Olympics out of Beijing b...

Human rights, COVID at issue 1 year before Beijing Olympics

Building elaborate venues for Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics is the easy part for China, just as it was for the city's Summer Olympics in 2008. The competition venues are ready, and non-competition si...

Rights groups call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Games

TOKYO (AP) — A coalition of 180 rights group on Wednesday called for a boycott of next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics tied to reported human rights abuses against ethnic minorities in China. ...

China 'releases' Tibet language advocate Tashi Wangchuk

PEN America said Friday it was "overjoyed" that its lobbying for Tashi Wangchuk's release had borne fruit. However, a lawyer for the Tibetan language advocate said it was unclear whether...

Mongolian PM quits in COVID-19 hospital treatment scandal

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolia’s prime minister has resigned following a protest over a hospital’s treatment of a new mother who tested positive for the coronavirus. Ukhnaagi...

China elected to UN Human Rights Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday (Oct. 14), but support for Beijing's admittance to the body was down more than 20 percent compa...

Countries should reject China's bid for UN Human Rights Council: NGO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human rights groups are calling on UN member states to block China's attempt to run for one of the open seats on the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) given the regime&#...

Dalai Lama says he plans to visit Taiwan as academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dalai Lama said he will visit Taiwan in the capacity of a professor and deliver an address at National Tsing Hua University, reports said Tuesday (Oct. 6). Preachin...

Chinese viewers find Disney's new 'Mulan' to be tired take

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The remake of “Mulan” struck all the right chords to be a hit in the key Chinese market. Disney cast beloved actor Liu Yifei as Mulan and removed a dragon sidekick popular in...

New face on Chinese state media grabs attention amid Inner Mongolia unrest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state network CCTV has picked a new anchorwoman of Mongolian ethnicity at a time when the country grapples with ongoing protests in the autonomous region of Inner ...

Chinese police deny use of force, detention of US reporter

BEIJING (AP) — Local authorities in China's Inner Mongolia region have denied they used force or detained an American reporter when she was questioned at a police station last week. ...

China detains 23 in crackdown on Inner Mongolia protests

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Police in China's Inner Mongolia region have detained at least 23 people following protests last week against a new policy that replaces Mongolian-language textbooks with Chinese...

Students in Inner Mongolia protest Chinese language policy

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Ethnic Mongolians, including students and parents, in China’s Inner Mongolia region are demonstrating their anger in rare public protests against a new bilingual education policy...