Legal scholar and well-known human rights activist Teng Biao gave a talk at USC on the state of human rights in China.
Documents - US-China
PRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China Takes Countermeasures Against Restrictive Measures on Chinese Media Agencies in the US, March 18, 2020
The Chinese government announced that five U.S. media organizations would be treated as foreign government entities. One, VOA, is U.S. government-controlled, the others are private companies. American nationals working for three of the organizations would be required to leave China, if their journalist visas are to expire in 2020.
This is a transcript of a background press briefing done at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C. The briefing comes amidst heightened tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.
Two documents are included here. The first is an announcement by the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on new limits imposed on the number of people permitted to work in the U.S. for designated PRC media entities. The second is a background briefing on the policy by two senior State Department officers. The policy was announced and the briefing was held at the State Department in Washington, D.C.
A Notice by the US State Department.
Senior Officials, State Department Designates Chinese Media Entities as Foreign Missions, Feb. 18, 2020
Two senior State Department officials spoke to the media on the Department's decision to label Chinese media entities (Xinhua News Agency; China Global Television Network (CGTN) - part of China Central Television, CCTV; China Radio International (CRI); China Daily Distribution Corporation; and Hai Tian Development USA (distributor of People's Daily in the U.S.) as foreign missions. The officials explained the reasoning behind the designation and what it would mean.
The U.S. Attorney General announced the indictment of four members of the People’s Liberation Army for the 2017 cybertheft of the personal data of millions of people from Equifax, a crediting reporting agency. Included here are his remarks, a press statement about the indictment and a link to the charging document.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke at the National Governors Association Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.
The USC U.S.-China institute presents a webcast with award-winning journalist Dexter Robert. His new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.