China

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The rise of political populists threatens democracy worldwide, a new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) released Thursday says. In its World Report 2017 , the human rights organization highlights President-elect Donald Trump 's victory in the U.S., the power grabs of "strongman" leaders in Russia , China, Turkey , and the Philippines , and the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
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Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 massacre of thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The iconic image of "Tank Man" - whose identity and fate remain unknown - lives on, as do sustained efforts by Chinese officials to erase the memory of the uprising, defiant remembrances of and protests against its violent repression, and the unyielding desire for human rights and vindication by survivors who insist, "The night is long."