China frees Swedish rights activist after 'forced confession'

Jan 26, 2016

China frees Swedish rights activist after 'forced confession'

eijing The Chinese government has released and deported a Swedish man it accused of training and funding unlicensed lawyers in the country, leading to an extraordinary taped confession broadcast on state television. Swedish Embassy spokesman Sebastian Magnusson confirmed Tuesday that Peter Dahlin had left ...

China sets up new military units, including graft-busting team

Jan 12, 2016

China sets up new military units, including graft-busting team

China’s military has set up 15 new units — covering everything from logistics to equipment development, political work and fighting corruption — as part of an ongoing drive to modernize the world’s largest armed forces, the Defense Ministry said. President Xi Jinping’s push to ...