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China detains prominent human rights lawyer
Pu Zhiqiang detained with authorities wary of any dissent ahead of June's 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 12:53 GMT
The Roundabout Revolutions: When Tahrir goes to Gwangju
Architectural follies revisit historic sites to test the potential of public squares in the global political arena.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2014 06:29 GMT
China marks fifth anniversary of earthquake
One minute-silence observed for 80,000 people, including many children at their schools, who died in Sichuan province.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 20:27 GMT
Cultural diffusion of news: New blood in the American News Media
Rather than shunning it, the United States should welcome Al Jazeera to its local media.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2013 13:21 GMT
China's Ai Weiwei loses tax evasion appeal
Dissident artist loses appeal against $2.4m tax fine, but says court ruling based on "most backward legal system".
Last updated: 27 Sep 2012 09:00 GMT
Chinese court rejects artist Ai Weiwei appeal
Artist says the $2.4m tax evasion charge is part of an intimidation campaign to stop him from criticising government.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 05:09 GMT
Some restrictions on Chinese artist Ai lifted
Authorities end domestic travel restrictions on Ai Weiwei, but dissident artist still barred from leaving the country.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 19:03 GMT
Ai Weiwei designs London pavilion from afar
Chinese artist held under house arrest spent hours on Skype designing building for Serpentine gallery.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 20:30 GMT
China premier calls for political reforms
Wen Jiabao warns of "Cultural Revolution-style" chaos as parliament passes reforms on criminal detentions.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 12:04 GMT
Time names protesters 'Person of the Year'
Magazine honours all the protesters, inspired by the Arab Spring, who took to the streets in 2011 to demand change.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2011 22:06 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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