From a small group of idealists, the party with 92 million members today oversees the world’s second-largest economy and the world’s biggest surveillance state
Parents in Chongqing interrogated for postings made by son, 19, while traveling in Europe; human rights activist says practice is growing
One year after the Chinese city went into lockdown as the coronavirus took hold, VOA revisits residents who conveyed what life was like when everything changed
We talk to some of the Chinese Americans who are playing a greater role in US politics.
Reporters: Michael White, Xiao Yu; Camera: Drew Hayes, Spike Johnson; VOA Mandarian Service
But friends say Beijing unlikely to let scholar leave country
Cai Xia, who studied and taught at the Central Party School since 1992, was expelled Monday
Artist says that in a country like China, art is a symbol of resistance
With a superstar’s reputation for making money for the party and himself, Ren was known for speaking his mind about the party, Xi Jinping and China’s future
China’s government is expanding its censorship controls by targeting Chinese citizens overseas who criticize Beijing on social media
Three decades after the Tiananmen Square crackdown, censorship, silence and time have created a gulf between the young people who witnessed the crackdown and those who came after them
Amid pandemic, China's citizen bloggers are detained, missing or put in 'enforced quarantine'
Government is discounting tombstones for those felled by COVID-19 and political monitors swell the number of mourners at family funerals which are happening too quickly for many
Punishments are swift, harsh and designed to silence critics
Financial upheaval and worries caused by pandemic that started in Wuhan continue to bedevil many residents as food prices skyrocket while many have no income or jobs
For one Wuhan resident, coronavirus outbreak and Chinese government's response have been so eye-opening, he’s now preparing to leave the country
As Beijing promotes the slogan ‘Wuhan Jiayou!’ or ‘Wuhan Be Strong!’ residents of China’s first locked-down city watch the highly contagious coronavirus spread among their families and friends
Across platforms, many Wuhan residents and others speak out against China’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, yet beneath the outrage some just 'go about their lives'
‘It is hard to imagine the panic, frustration and anger of Wuhan citizens threatened by the virus.’
After almost a year since he was arrested in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, his wife tweeted this week that he was released several months ago
‘All my hope is in the Trump administration,’ said Hua Qu, whose American husband, Xiyue Wang, is imprisoned in Tehran on spying charges