Japan’s defence ministry claims the program, which includes combat training, will inspire change from within. That’s not going to happen.
Xi Jinping’s tenure has been marked by harsh crackdowns on human rights activism.
Human Rights Abuses Will Taint the Olympics and the World Cup. It’s Time to End ‘Sportswashing’ Now.
By suspending tournaments in China over treatment of Peng Shuai, the WTA placed rights over profits. How will the International Olympic Committee react?
Despite its official condemnation of the coup, Japan continues to move towards normalizing ties with the junta
How a Public Good Became a Tool of Personal Power
Israel, Like China, Has Weaponized Surveillance Technology to Suppress Peaceful Dissent
Hearing on Techno-Authoritarianism: Platform for Repression in China and Abroad
By reforming its own system, Egypt can influence positive changes in other countries in the region and lead the way for clear and accessible legal gender recognition mechanisms.
Still Major Emitter Despite Coal Phase Out Announcements
Demand — for lumber, meat, soybeans, and other goods — is driving deforestation around the world. And China is a major customer.
A ChinaFile Conversation
Myanmar’s Coup Built on Years of Failed Accountability
Empowered Workers Would Be a Threat to the Chinese Communist Party
Opinion: The Chinese have long faced state secrecy and stonewalling. Now the world is seeing that with Covid-19.
The Egyptian government has deliberately let a former presidential candidate languish behind bars without proper medical care.
August 25 is Observed as ‘Genocide Remembrance Day,’ but It Is Not Just the Story of a Single Day