U.S. Department of State, 2010 Human Rights in China, April 8, 2011

April 8, 2011

This report is produced annually by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.

Thorbjørn Jagland, Liu Xiaobo Nobel Peace Prize Award Presentation, December 10, 2010

December 10, 2010

Jagland is chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

Kadeer, Dragon Fighter: One Woman's Epic Struggle for Peace with China, 2009

January 1, 2009

Howard W. French reviews the book for the New York Times, April 2009.

Mertha, China's Water Warriors, Citizen Action and Policy Change, 2008

January 1, 2008

Andrew Mertha's book was reviewed by Baruch Boxer for H-Water and published in October 2009. We republish it here under Creative Commons license.

Steven Spielberg to Hu Jintao on Darfur, April 2007

April 2, 2007

Los Angeles, CA (May 11, 2007) - Steven Spielberg has released the text of a private letter he had sent to the President of China, Hu Jintao, condemning the genocide in Darfur and asking the Chinese government to use its influence in the region to bring an end to the suffering there. Additionally, he is asking for a meeting in Beijing with the Chinese President within the next 30 days.

Tiananmen Square Document 1: Cable, A Student Demonstration of Sorts in Tiananmen Square, 1985

November 21, 1985

Although the demonstration was apparently rather tepid, this document points to the possibility that "someone wanted to stir up trouble and embarrass the authorities." (November 21, 1985)

Statement on our National Fate by the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan - Motivation Based on Faith and Theology 1972

March 1, 1972

March 1972 statement on Taiwan's national fate provided by the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of China

Statement on our National Fate by the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan 1971

December 29, 1971

December 19, 1971 Taiwan's Presbyterian Church provides a statement on the ROC's "national fate".

Hooligan Sparrow NY Theatrical Premiere

The danger is palpable as intrepid young filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows maverick activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) and her band of colleagues to Hainan Province in southern China to protest the case of six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal.



October 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.