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Stories with person: Mao Zedong
  • China human rights campaigner Harry Wu dies story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 2:57 am

    BEIJING - Harry Wu, a former political prisoner who dedicated his later life to exposing abuses in China's brutal prison labor camp system, has died. He was 79.

  • Panama Papers leaks name prominent China political families 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 1:58 am

    BEIJING - The Panama Papers document leak reported by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists names family members of eight present or past members of China's all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee, including the brother-in-law of president and Communist Party leader Xi Jinping and a distant relative of the founder of the communist state, Mao Zedong.