People should remember that even though the Chinese Communist Party has been modernizing with the times, the party still represents a heavy restriction on personal freedoms and a restriction on everyday life.
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Activists are calling for Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Liu Xiaobo’s unconditional release
Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison on a parole
Pro-democracy protesters draped a black flag over a statue symbolising the city’s return to China
America has a problem of always interjecting their westernized opinion into the cultures of other civilizations. Whenever something is different from us, we essentially think that it is wrong.
On July 1, Hong Kong will get a new leader. Carrie Lam will take over from CY Leung
Chalk Girl was arrested for drawing a chalk flower on a wall where people created protest artworks
Chinese village staged historic elections in 2011 after police crack down on new protests
China refusing to release three activists arrested while they were investigating labor conditions
Chinese city using big data provided by phone company to track movement of its migrant workers