Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. Videos coming soon!
Jan Kiely book was reviewed by Emily Whewell for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued the following statement following the sentencing of Ilham Tohti, a Uyghur economist who taught in Beijing.
House Foreign Affairs Committee, “Hearing – Organ Harvesting of Religious and Political Dissidents by the Chinese Communist Party,” September 12, 2012
The House hearing featured testimony and statements from Ethan Gutmann, Gabriel Danovitch, Damon Noto, Charles Lee, and Christopher Smith.
This article and documentary tells the story John T. Downey and Richard G. Fecteau. Both men were CIA officers who were captured, imprisoned, and eventually released from a Beijing prison.
The Commission Chair is Senator Byron L. Dorgan (D-ND) and the Cochairman is Representative Sander M. Levin (D-MI). The report includes a list of 1,279 political prisoners in China.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: The Memoranda of Understanding Between the U.S. and China Regarding Prison Labor Products," June 19, 2008
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on June 19, 2008. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
This report is produced annually by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
Kurt Hohenstein reveiws the book for H-Law, credit H-Asia.
This resolution passed the US House of Representatives 379-0. It was authored by Representative Chris Smith (R-New Jersey).
This issue of the newsletter highlights the women who have been called "China's Oprah" and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).