China

1.4 billion people
4,940 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Not Free
Press:
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Mark P. Lagon
President

A comparison with its democratic neighbors suggests that China would benefit economically from political liberalization.

Sarah Cook
Senior Research Analyst for East Asia

The Chinese Communist Party’s efforts to defend its political monopoly is costing the U.S. economy billions of dollars a year.

Open letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping regarding the
Massive Wave of Arrests of Human Rights Lawyers

Issues: 
Human Rights Defense
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China's recent limitations on  issuance of passports to ethnic minorities violates international human rights standards.

Issues: 
Human Rights Defense, Rule of Law
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Asia-Pacific

Experts

Senior Advocacy Officer


Annie Wilcox Boyajian is Senior Advocacy Officer at Freedom House, and leads Freedom House's advocacy to the U.S. Congress and collaboration with American human rights groups.

Research Analyst, Freedom on the Net

Madeline Earp is the Asia research analyst for Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's annual index of global internet freedom.

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Signature Reports

Special Reports

China Report: The Politburo's Predicament

The Politburo’s Predicament examines the evolution of the censorship and internal security apparatus under the leadership of Xi Jinping and the overall degree of repression that has increased since Xi rose to power.

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