Beijing arrests ‘bravest pastor in China’ and 100 congregants

China 01/07/19, 17:52

Chinese authorities arrested an evangelical pastor known for criticizing President Xi Jinping, and 100 of his congregants, as part of their intensified crackdown on unregistered churches. Police arrested Pastor Wang Yi of Early Rain Covenant Church, hailed by some as “the bravest pastor in china, in the city of Chengdu on Sunday, the ...

Police block Chinese court where rights lawyer to be tried

China 12/25/18, 22:44

About two dozen plainclothes police are stationed outside a courthouse in northern China as the trial of a prominent human rights lawyer was expected to unfold. Reporters, foreign diplomats and supporters were prevented from approaching the building in Tianjin city on Wednesday morning where lawyer Wang Quanzhang was to be tried. Wang ...

U.S. and Mexico face stark choices as new president takes over

Politics 11/29/18, 00:42

Migrants, trade, crime, the border wall: The challenges to the modern U.S.-Mexico relationship have perhaps never been as stark and divisive as they are now, at a critical juncture for both countries. With a new president preparing to take power in Mexico City this weekend and the Trump administration set to ...

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