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China and US to discuss human rights as Beijing cracks down on jailed dissidents
Wives and close relatives of imprisoned dissidents are denied visitation rights. Activists are afraid that Washington might give in to Beijing on rights to make gains on political issues. Yet, Washington is planning to fund a group tied to Falun Gong, a movement that is persecuted in China.
23/06/2006 UNITED STATES - CHINA
USA: Charges "frozen" against woman who interrupted Hu Jintao at White House
Dr Wang Wenyi has reached an agreement with the prosecution: charges against her have been blocked until next April, at which point they will dropped if her conduct is satisfactory. The woman had protested during the Chinese president's speech.
03/02/2010 CHINA - UNITED STATES
Barack Obama will meet with the Dalai Lama. Beijing threatens diplomatic crisis
U.S. President will receive the Tibetan spiritual leader mid-month, during his trip to the United States. The Chinese government warns that the decision could "undermine even further" Sino-American relations. At risk UN sanctions on Iran and North Korea nuclear and agreements on climate and trade.
20/02/2009 TIBET - CHINA - UNITED STATES
Tibetans ask Clinton for pressure on Beijing to prevent massacre
There is serious concern about the harsh repression taking place, with persecution of any form of dissent, and sentences to years in prison. Pro-Tibet groups are appealing to Clinton to intervene with government of China, where she is visiting today, and to push for a change in policy.
03/05/2006 UNITED STATES - CHINA
Washington: Christians demonstrating for Wang Wenyi arrested
The three members of the Christian Defense Coalition were released in the evening. Support has also come from China for the doctor who interrupted Hu Jintao during his official US visit, and who now risks imprisonment.
10/04/2006 CHINA UNITED STATES
Growing expectations for Hu Jintao's visit to the United States
Trade and world affairs are on the table. U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade meets tomorrow.
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