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Human rights

The Human Rights Situation in Tibet and the International Response

In this hearing, the Commission will examine the current situation facing Tibetans, both inside China and globally; explore restrictions on linguistic and religious rights in Tibet and elsewhere in China; and evaluate diplomatic and strategic options for the United States and other like-minded countries to address restrictions on access to the TAR and the process of religious succession.

Above Ground - 40 Moments of Transformation

“Above Ground” is a photographic exhibition that captures a wide range of performances staged by Young Feminist Activists in China since 2012. The photographs are part of the activists’ strategy to spread their message through social media in an increasingly restrictive political climate.

Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--"Sparks of Fire"

Duke University presents a screening of "Sparks of Fire" as part of their Cine-East film series.

Business, the Environment & Human Rights: The State of Play in China

Business & Human Rights Resource Center presents a public talk on business, environment and human rights in China.

Learning from Protest and Resistance in China

Professor Teresa Wright looks at how, when, and why Chinese individuals and groups have engaged in protests and how the targets of their complaints have responded; thus shedding light on the stability of China’s existing political system and its likely future trajectory.

A Movement of Varying Faces: How "Occupy Central" was Framed in the News

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk by visiting scholar Roselyn Du to examine how the Occupy Central in Hong Kong was presented in the news coverage by U.K., U.S., Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China media.