Summary: At a time when the world's attention is focused on China, Asia-based journalist, Frank Ching, presents an intelligent and informed perspective on that country's human rights situation.
China is one of the great nations of the world, containing roughly twenty per-cent of the population of the globe. Its economy is booming, and its role on the world's stage is increasingly influential. Yet this fascinating country is as complex as it is unusual, and a nation in which the p ...show moreopulation is denied many fundamental human rights.
This powerfully written and incisive book throws light on China's record today. From restrictions on free speech and worship to the lack of freedoms under the law, in the economy, in health matters and the environment, formerWall Street JournalBeijing bureau chief, Frank Ching, offers a well-informed perspective on what the inhabitants of this vast state might or might not do in the future. ...show less