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  • Shen Weichen, the Party secretary and vice chairman of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology, a state-affiliated industry group. Shen was dismissed on April 17, official reports said. (Screenshot via

    Ministerial Official Dismissed for Corruption, Chinese Authorities Say

    Chinese anti-corruption commissars dismissed Shen Weichen, a ministerial-level Communist Party official in the science and technology sector, on Thursday, four days after an investigation of... Read more

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) attend a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Dec. 2, 2013 in Beijing, China. Cameron, during that visit, concluded on a human rights dialogue with China that the latter has now unilaterally cancelled. (Ed Jones/Getty Images)

    Angry With UK, China Cancels Human Rights Dialogue

    Chinese authorities scrapped their human rights dialogue with the U.K. government recently, citing “irresponsible and careless remarks” by the United Kingdom on human rights conditions... Read more

  • Station attendants serve customers at a PetroChina gas station in Beijing, 05 November 2007. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

    Two More Allies of China’s Ex-security Boss Investigated

    A state oil company executive and a high-ranking politician in the province of Sichuan are two of the latest Communist Party figures to be investigated... Read more

  • Zhou Yongkang, former member of the Politburo Standing Committee, attends the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing on March 5, 2012. (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Party Expels Aide to Former Chinese Security Chief

    A close political ally and former aide of ex-security czar Zhou Yongkang, under investigation for almost a year, has been formally expelled from the Chinese... Read more

  • Wang Haibo (Screenshot/CCTV)

    Top Chinese Transplant Official Says There’s No Plan to Stop Using Prisoner Organs

    Wang Haibo, an unofficial spokesperson on China’s organ transplant policies, recently told a well-known German journalist that the Chinese regime had no intention of announcing... Read more

  • Shen Yun performers wave goodbye to the audience after their second performance, a full house, at Hamilton Place Theater in Canada in January 2013. Recently, Chinese officials in Spain attempted, unsuccessfully, to have a Shen Yun performance shut down. (Evan Ning /Epoch Times)

    Chinese Consulate Tries to Cancel Shen Yun in Spain

    Chinese diplomats in Barcelona, Spain, have attempted to force a theater there to cancel the engagement of Shen Yun Performing Arts, a traditional Chinese dance... Read more

  • Muslims pray outside a mosque on Sept. 22, 2006 in Kashi of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China. The governor of the traditionally Muslim province of Xinjiang has recently warned that Islamists seek a ban on laughter at marriages and tears at funerals, and blamed them for terrorist activities. (China Photos/Getty Images)

    Islamists Seek Ban on Laughter and Tears, Says Xinjiang Governor

    “Extreme Islamists” want to ban laughter and weddings and tears at funerals, warns the communist governor of China’s western province of Xinjiang, vowing to root... Read more

  • Inge Hermans, one of the 16 peaceful demonstrators arrested in Bruges, Belgium on April 1, as they were planning to attend a speech by Xi Jinping. Thirteen of those arrested were Tibetans, and 3 were Belgians.(NTD Televison)

    Belgium Suspends Rights During Xi Jinping Stay

    The police told violinist Inge Hermans “there was no democracy” in Belgium while Xi Jinping, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party, was visiting, as... Read more

  • Chinese Military Told to Study Xi Jinping’s Thoughts

    The Chinese Communist Party has given a directive to all military units in the country to carefully study a new volume of collected works by... Read more

  • Hong Kong

    Hong Kong Was Promised the Stars, Got Blinking Lights Made in China

    WASHINGTON—Two prominent veteran political leaders from Hong Kong are visiting the United States to express their concern for recent attacks on democracy in Hong Kong... Read more

  • Huang Jiefu at a conference in Taipei, Taiwan, in 2010. Students at Hong Kong University have criticized the university for awarding an honorary degree to Huang Jiefu, former Chinese Vice Minister of Health, for his involvement in organ harvesting in China. (Bi-Long Song/The Epoch Times)

    Students Object to Award for Chinese Transplant Official

    Hong Kong University (HKU) defended its honorary doctorate award this month to one of the architects of China’s highly criticized organ transplant system after the... Read more

  • Attorney Gabard, hired by the Falun Gong practitioners to represent them, stands outside of the Paris Administrative Court after the hearing on March 26. (

    Chinese Embassy Attempts to Prevent Rally During Xi Jinping Visit in Paris

    Practitioners of Falun Gong, a spiritual practice that has been subjected to severe persecution in China for the past 15 years, had to resort to... Read more

  • Protesters put banners on their heads, faces, masks, and shirts, against the local government opening a petrochemical plant in Maoming City, Guangzhou Province, March 30. (Twitter/@langzichn)

    Tens of Thousands Protest Against Chemical Plant in Maoming, China

    On March 30, tens of thousands of residents protested in Maoming City of southern China’s Guangdong Province against the local government launching a petrochemical plant... Read more

  • Lawyer Cheng Hai files a complaint about his treatment at the Dalian City People’s Procuratorate. Cheng has been beaten twice, blacklisted, and locked up in the course of defending Falun Gong practitioners who were tried for installing satellite receivers in Dalian City, Liaoning Province. (

    Judge in China Tells Family No Appeals or Lawyers Allowed

    A judge in northern China has obstructed family and lawyers from filing appeals for Falun Gong practitioners sentenced in January for installing satellite dishes to... Read more

  • A poster for Shen Yun Performing Arts is posted in front of a Sheraton hotel in Brussels, Belgium. Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is scheduled to stay at the hotel, and the Chinese consulate has asked for the posters to be removed. (Xiaoran / The Epoch Times)

    Attempts to Remove Shen Yun Ads in Brussels Rebuffed

    Chinese authorities are pressuring Belgium to cover or remove posters advertising a show of classical Chinese dance, during the visit of Chinese Communist Party (CCP)... Read more

  • Zhou Yongkang (Liu Jin/AFP/GettyImages)

    $14.5 Billion Seized From Former China Security Boss

    A Chinese Communist Party investigation squad recently seized some of the vast assets held by former security czar Zhou Yongkang, according to Reuters. The investigation... Read more

  • China Uncensored: China and the United Nations

    At first you might think it a bit odd that a Tibetan nongovernmental organization (NGO) would bully and intimidate the daughter of a Chinese dissident... Read more

  • An example of a "red head" document from the communist Party's Wuhan City Commission, and instructions (on the right) on how to write such documents. (Screenshot by Epoch Times)

    Former People’s Daily Reporter: How China’s Party Media Works

    An unflattering exposé of People’s Daily, the flagship propaganda newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), published by a former employee, states that the newspaper’s... Read more

  • Henri Malosse, president of the European Economic and Social Committee, speaks at a conference organized by that NGO in Brussels. Chinese representatives reacted angrily when they found out about the forum. (Courtesy of European Economic and Social Committee)

    Organ Harvest Concerns Raised as Chinese Leader Visits Europe

    An organization in Europe has sought to put organ harvesting in China at the top of the agenda during the current trip to Europe of... Read more

  • Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, shows U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, center, how to hold a writing brush as they visit a Chinese traditional calligraphy class at the Beijing Normal School, a school that prepares students to go abroad in Beijing, China Friday, March 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, Pool)

    US First Lady Meets Chinese President Xi and Wife

    BEIJING— U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, the first day of her weeklong China visit, in a sign... Read more