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PRI in the News: China

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China’s Longest Campaign: Tyrene White.

China’s Longest Campaign: Birth Planning in the People’s Republic, 1949-2005 by Tyrene White (Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, 2006), 297 pp. Reviewed by Steven W. Mosher. Chen Guangcheng will never read this book about the history of China’s one-child policy. He doesn’t need to. For the human rights activist and self-taught lawyer himself has carried out an in-depth study of the effect of the policy on the people of Linyi, a district in China’s …

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Catherine Edwards, China’s Abuses Ignored for Profit, Insight Magazine,

China’s Abuses Ignored for Profit by Catherine Edwards Insight Magazine December 20, 1999 The U.S. government and U.S. corporations continue to push for closer economic ties with Communist China despite the country’s horrendous human-rights record. In Beijing in mid-November, China reached a trade agreement with the Clinton administration. U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky and Chinese Trade Minister Shi Guangsheng applauded China’s promise to lower tariffs on U.S. imports and the United States’ pledge to help …

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Lawrence Morahan, Human Rights in China Deteriorating, Despite WTO Deal, CNS Staff Writer,

Human Rights in China Deteriorating, Despite WTO Deal by Lawrence Morahan CNS Staff Writer 19 November, 1999 Washington ( – Incidents of human rights abuses in China are on the increase, and membership in the World Trade Organization will not help the plight of tens of millions of people seeking religious freedom in China, a group of Chinese dissidents and U.S. congressmen told a Washington press conference Friday. "There are more slave labor camps in …

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