Teng Biao grew up in a rural village before attending law school at Peking University and focusing on human rights. While his early successes were lauded by the Chinese government, he was later abducted and tortured by police. He fled to the United States with his family and now teaches at Hunter College in NYC.
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "Religion in China", to explain the freedom and regulation of religion in China, Atheism and the Chinese Communist Party, Christian state-sanctioned and house churches, Islam and Uighurs in Xinjiang, Chinese Buddhism and Folk Religions, Tibetan Buddhism, Banned Religious Groups, and China's religious revival. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.
The following is the full text of Resolution of the Seventeenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China on the Amended Constitution of the Communist Party of China adopted at the Seventeenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China on October 21, 2007:
Articles One through Eleven were adopted by the fifth session of the Third National Assembly on 24 April 2000 in a Sixth Revision of the Constitution, and promulgated by the president on 25 April 2000. These Articles replaced the Eleven Additional Articles adopted in the 1997 Fourth Revision, which had remained in effect after the Council of Grand Justices declared the articles adopted by the Fifth Revision of 1999 void.
Constitution Of The People's Republic Of China, originally adopted December 4, 1982
Professor Margaret Lewis examined the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with David Zweig to look at how tensions between the United States and China have impacted scientific collaboration and research.
Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, authors of Superpower Showdown, will help us understand the ramp up of US-China economic tensions and the far-reaching consequences of the stand-off.