Voices

Verna Yu is America’s Hong Kong correspondent.

Politics & Society Dispatches
April 28, 2017
Forty years after the end of the Cultural Revolution, schoolchildren in China are once again being mobilized for an anti-espionage drive reminiscent of the Mao era.
Politics & Society Dispatches
March 20, 2017
A draconian law adopted by the National People’s Congress is aimed at preventing Chinese citizens from challenging the Communist Party’s version of history.
Politics & Society Dispatches
January 26, 2017
"Every time I think of my husband and imagine what torture would have made him into, my heart aches."
China's President Xi Jinping speaks in the house of parliament during his two days state visit to Switzerland, in Bern, Switzerland, on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. (Peter Klaunzer/Pool Photo via AP)
Politics & Society Dispatches
January 23, 2017
"We must never fall into the trap of erroneous Western thinking and judicial independence."