Former Chinese political prisoners, human rights activists and CUSIB members sign letter protesting N.Y.U.’s treatment of Chen Guangcheng

By CUSIB·June 17, 2013· In response to The New York Times article and New York Post report that Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng is being forced from New York University, CUSIB members joined former Chinese political prisoners and other human rights activists in signing a letter N.Y.U. President John Sexton with questions about alleged restrictions on…

Book Lead: The Dark Road

Author:  James Kidd Ma Jian’s sixth novel is not for the faint- or lighthearted. Its subject – as much as any novel has a subject – is China’s one-child policy: its purpose, its effects and, most stomach-churningly, its enforcement by the authorities. There are violent raids, sterilisation, abortions (including of eight-month-old fetuses), economic inducements to inform…