China

1.4 billion people
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Freedom in the World 2015 found that the main factors driving the decline were the passage and use of restrictive laws against the media and and limits on the ability of local and foreign journalists to report freely within a given country.

Issues: 
Freedom of Expression, Media Freedom
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Mark P. Lagon
President

Beijing’s repression of the Uyghur population reveals larger truths about China, and has policy implications for the United States. 

Freedom House condemns the politically motivated trial and imprisonment of prominent Chinese journalist Gao Yu.

Issues: 
Media Freedom
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Asia-Pacific

In cracking down on the likes of women’s activists, the CCP risks a much larger political crisis. 

Issues: 
Freedom of Association, Freedom of Expression
Regions: 
Asia-Pacific

Experts

Senior Advocacy Officer


Annie 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.

Senior Research Analyst for East Asia

 

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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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