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Forced Labor Case Raises New Doubts on ‘Gilded Cage’ Jailing

In this Jan. 5, 2017, photo, the home of Dan Zhong is seen in Livingston, N.J. Zhong, a businessman imprisoned on charges that he forced immigrant laborers to do construction at Chinese diplomatic facilities in the U.S. wants permission to turn his New Jersey home into a private jail where he can comfortably await trial. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
In this Jan. 5, 2017, photo, the home of Dan Zhong is seen in Livingston, N.J. Zhong, a businessman imprisoned on charges that he forced immigrant laborers to do construction at Chinese diplomatic facilities in the U.S. wants permission to turn his New Jersey home into a private jail where he can comfortably await trial. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NEW YORK—Dan Zhong’s two-story home in Livingston, New Jersey, is unremarkable by suburban standards, but the businessman’s lawyers have told a judge he is willing...




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  • Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (L) meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting in Beijing on April 15, 2013. Branstad has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump as U.S. ambassador to China. (ANDY WONG/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Why China Cannot Lead Globalization in a Post-Trump World

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  • Dana Rohrabacher. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

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  • Female Shen Yun dancers perform a classical Chinese dance number. (Courtesy of Shen Yun Performing Arts)

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  • Professor Sheng Jianhong, the deputy director of the Shanghai Office of Local Chronicles, gives a presentation in New York in October, 2016. (New Tang Dynasty Television)

    Chinese Official Talks Xi Jinping’s Ideas With Epoch Times

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  • Li Mengfei, from New York City, attends the annual Falun Gong conference in San Francisco. (Edward Dye/Epoch Times)

    Falun Gong Practitioners Compare Notes About Ending Persecution

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  • Over 1,500 Falun Gong practitioners from over 30 countries hold a candlelight vigil in front of the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco on Oct. 22, 2016, for those who have died during the persecution in China. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Vigil Outside Chinese Consulate Shines Light on Deadly Persecution

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  • Over 5,000 practitioners and supporters of Falun Gong march in a parade in San Francisco on Oct. 22, 2016, bringing awareness to the practice and calling an end to the persecution in China that started on July 20, 1999. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Colorful Falun Gong March Brings Serious Message to San Francisco

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  • A Filipino fisherman is seen past the US Navy amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD-20) during an amphibious landing exercise on a beach at San Antonio in Zambales province on April 21, 2015, as part of annual Philippine-US joint maneuvers some 220 kilometres (137 miles) east of the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. The Philippines voiced alarm April 20 about Chinese "aggressiveness" in disputed regional waters as it launched giant war games with the United States that were partly aimed as a warning shot to Beijing. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE        (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

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    The Philippines’ controversial President Rodrigo Duterte has been criticized for his violent campaign against crime, but it is the former mayor’s foreign policy overhaul that... Read more

  • (From Left) Clayton Dube, Director of University of Southern California US-China Center; Deborah Seligsohn, researcher at UCSD; John Kamm, Founder of The Dui Hua Foundation; Susan Finder, Visiting Lecturer at the School of Transnational Law of Peking University, during a panel discussion at a US-China Institute conference in Los Angeles, California, on Sept. 29. (Juliet Zhu/Epoch Times)

    China’s Growing Power Plays Raise Eyebrows Among Scholars

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  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the audience during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri on October 9, 2016. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Hillary Clinton Allegedly Praised Chinese Leader Xi Jinping as ‘Good News’ in Leaked Speeches

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  • Falun Gong adherents demonstrate outside of the United Nations Plaza in Manhattan on Sept. 20, 2016. (Larry Dai/Epoch Times)

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  • A Moon Festival greeting card, sent by Falun Gong practitioners from northern China’s Shanxi Province, to the founder of the spiritual practice (Minghui.org)

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  • Panel 1 in action at the AmCham China Conference 2016, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong on Friday Sept 9. (L-R) Kevin Sneader (Moderator), William Fung, Chairman Li & Fung, Ryan Stork of Blackrock and Kenneth Hitchner, of Goldman Sachs. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    AmCham China Conference 2016

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