China protests http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20829/all en China: has people power gone mainstream? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120104/china-protests-people-power-wukan <p> BEIJING &mdash; Simply put, in Beijng, populism &mdash; better associated with US political grandstanding than Communist tactics &mdash; is gaining popularity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120104/china-protests-people-power-wukan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China protests Elections China Thu, 05 Jan 2012 11:23:00 +0000 Jocelyn Ford 5685977 at http://www.globalpost.com China: Security forces "open fire on Tibetan protesters" in Sichuan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120123/chinese-security-forces-open-fire-tibetan-protesters-sichuan At least 15 Tibetan monks and nuns are believed to have self-immolated in the past year, in protest at Chinese rule and the Dalai Lama's exile. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120123/chinese-security-forces-open-fire-tibetan-protesters-sichuan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China protests Tibet China Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:14:00 +0000 News Desk 5688496 at http://www.globalpost.com China's northwest hit by riots that leave 12 dead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120228/xinjiang-chinas-northwest-hit-riots-leave-12-dead <p> &nbsp;There has long been tension between Han Chinese migrants and the region&#39;s native Turkish Muslim Uighur ethnic group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120228/xinjiang-chinas-northwest-hit-riots-leave-12-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific China China protests Asia-Pacific China Tue, 28 Feb 2012 17:49:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5693878 at http://www.globalpost.com China: Ya Weilin, father of Tiananmen protester, commits suicide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120528/ya-weilin-father-tiananmen-protester-commits-suicide Ya's son, Ya Aiguo, was shot in the head by troops in Beijing on the night of June 3, 1989.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120528/ya-weilin-father-tiananmen-protester-commits-suicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China protests China Mon, 28 May 2012 16:34:53 +0000 News Desk 5705830 at http://www.globalpost.com Widespread anti-Japanese protests hit China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120820/anti-japanese-japan-protest-china A tense situation involving a chain of islands disputed by China and Japan seems to have boiled over with large scale anti-Japanese protests hitting many Chinese cities at the weekend.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120820/anti-japanese-japan-protest-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China protests Business Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific China Political Risk Japan South Korea Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:24:00 +0000 Adam Taylor, Business Insider 5716614 at http://www.globalpost.com Falun Gong: China's other oppressed spiritual movement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/121115/falun-gong-religious-persecution-torture-human-rights-tibet <p>TAIPEI &mdash; Falun Gong is surely one of China&#39;s most oppressed spiritual movements &mdash; although not as talked about as Tibetans, who have recently received media attention over more than 50 self-immolations in Tibet and ethnically Tibetan areas of China.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/121115/falun-gong-religious-persecution-torture-human-rights-tibet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China protests World Leaders Politics China Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 16 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Cain Nunns 5726130 at http://www.globalpost.com