China

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping standing in front of Russian and Chinese flags, looking at each other (© Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/Kremlin/AP Images)

Beijing echoes Kremlin’s disinformation on Ukraine

Beijing is spreading the Kremlin's disinformation, which seeks to shift responsibility for Vladimir Putin's war against Ukraine.
Group of people wearing religious clothing while praying (© Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)

Religious freedom: A U.S. founding principle

Discover the latest status of religious freedom in nearly 200 countries and territories from the State Department's 2021 report.
Antony Blinken speaking at lectern (© Carolyn Kaster/AP Images)

How the U.S. advances global prosperity

Secretary of State Antony Blinken outlined the U.S. plan for defending and strengthening the global order to benefit all countries.
3 models standing next to columns (© Annelie Vandendael)

Making fashion free of forced labor

Designers, advocates and others are among those working to keep fashion free of forced labor. Learn about their efforts and what you can do.
Man working in restaurant seen through window (© Emrah Gurel/AP Images)

Uyghurs abroad suffer ‘collective grief’

Many Uyghurs who live outside the People's Republic of China struggle with not knowing the fate of their loved ones in China.
Rescue workers carrying pregnant women on stretcher in front of damaged building (© Evgeniy Maloletka/AP Images)

U.S. spotlights human rights abuses worldwide

The State Department issued its 2021 human rights report, which informs efforts to prevent violations around the world.
Woman holding poster about her sister (© Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

Uyghurs abroad search for their missing relatives

Uyghurs outside China are advocating for the freedom of relatives detained by the government of the People's Republic of China.
Person holding up newspaper in front of line of people near newspaper booth (© Vincent Yu/AP Images)

Beijing reins in Hong Kong

The People's Republic of China is expanding its repression in Hong Kong, encroaching on freedoms it once promised to protect.
Actors wearing elaborate robes and pennants standing on stage (© China Photos/Getty Images)

Celebrating Asian language and culture in the U.S.

The U.S. government is funding translations of old Chinese and Japanese texts as well as studies of other Asian languages.