A number of states have enacted laws prohibiting Chinese and others from “countries of concern” from purchasing homes or land.
Documents - Contemporary China
China hosted a summit with the leaders of Central Asian nations in Xi'an. President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan, President Sadyr Zhaparov of Kyrgyzstan, President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan and President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan attended the summit as well.
Xí Jìnpíng 习近平 was confirmed for a third term as president (chair 主席) of the People's Republic of China. This is the official translation of his March 13, 2023 speech to the National People's Congress, released by the State Council Information Office.
The United Nations Human Rights Office issued its report on human rights conditions in Xinjiang. The UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights visited China in May 2022. The UN concluded that China's detention system of Uyghurs and others was fundamentally unjust and that allegations of abuses against detainees were credible. China issued a lengthy response to the report, arguing that the government's actions protected social stability and that human rights for all in Xinjiang had improved. Both reports are available here.
The PRC government opposed release of the UN assessment of human rights in China. The UN concluded that China's detention system of Uyghurs and others was fundamentally unjust and that allegations of abuses against detainees were credible. China's extensive response to the report argues that the government's actions protected social stability and that human rights for all in Xinjiang had improved. Both reports are available here.
The PRC State Council Information Office published this government white paper.
Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Pres. Putin also attended the opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
U.S. President Joseph Biden called for "a summit on democracy." 110 governments were invited to participate, but China and Russia were among those not included. The Chinese and Russian ambassadors published a joint op-ed in response. A few days later, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs published this report. In some respects it follows the ministry's reports on human rights in the United States (also available at the USCI website).
CCP Central Committee Resolution on on the Major Achievements and Historical Experience of the Party over the Past Century, Nov. 11, 2021
The Chinese Communist Party's Central Committee adopted the following resolution on the Party's history in Beijing. It is the third such resolution, after the 1945 and 1981 resolutions. The Party marked the 100th anniversary of its founding on July 1, 2021. This translation is provided by Xinhua.
CCP Resolution on the Party's Achievements and Experiences Over the Past Century (Chinese text) 中共中央关于党的百年奋斗重大成就和历史经验的决议
The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee adopted the following resolution on the Party's history. The CCP marked the 100th anniversary of its founding on July 1, 2021.
Xi Jinping, Speech at a Ceremony Marking the Centenary of the Communist Party of China, July 1, 2021
This is the Xinhua news agency translation of General Secretary Xi Jinping 习近平总书记 speech at the ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party. The Chinese version follows the English.
Chinese companies are among the world's largest video game firms. They are on the move in some of the fastest growing markets.
Throughout its history, the Chinese Communist Party has sought to dictate what is written and taught about its past. And some have always found ways to offer a fuller picture of what they and others have experienced.