18th Congress

Breaking a Vase to Hit a Rat: Bo Xilai’s Trial

February 26, 2013, 10:24 am

The disgraced former Politburo member Bo Xilai is due to stand trial sometime soon, although his trial has been delayed for some time. The delay bespeaks of the problems that [...]

First Steps of Chinese Leader Not Hopeful For Reform

November 21, 2012, 11:52 am

In the weeks leading up to the 18th Party Congress, Xi Jinping, China’s new Communist Party leader, said that political reform should move forward at a faster pace. Now that [...]

New Rulers of Chinese Communist Party Announced

November 14, 2012, 11:39 pm

The outcome of these events had been planned and decided upon inside the Party in advance, of course. The voting was just for show.

Thousands of Tibetan Students Protest in Qinghai

November 9, 2012, 2:58 pm

Following six self-immolations in two days, thousands of Tibetan students, including school children as young as 7, protested in restive Qinghai Province on Friday, calling on [...]

Chinese Activist Hu Jia Says Regime Like a ‘Demon’

November 4, 2012, 12:41 pm

Well known Chinese activist Hu Jia has called on the U.S. government to pay attention to organ harvesting in China, decrying what he described as “demon”-like acts carried [...]

Petitioners Rounded Up and Stifled Before Party Congress

October 29, 2012, 5:42 pm

Leading up to the 18th Party Congress, Shanghai has placed petitioners under house arrest.

Bo Xilai Expelled From Chinese Communist Party

September 28, 2012, 9:53 am

Bo Xilai has been expelled from the Chinese Communist Party, according to state media.


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