Mid-November 2003 - Mid-February 2004
Walking the Tightrope
On the Margins
Sidebars: A timetable of the Chinese government's anti-terrorism campaign, and a profile of jailed historian Tohti Tunyaz.
Sidebar: Call and Response
Criticisms by the UN Special Rapporteur on Education, and the Chinese government's response.
A Call for a Mao-free Olympics
A group of Chinese intellectuals feels the continued worship of Mao's corpse degrades China's image in the international community.
The World Summit on Information Society:
Promises Disconnected from Reality
Sharon Hom and Amy Tai describe the challenges of ensuring that human rights remain on the agenda at a major conference on information technology.
World Movement for Democracy: Focus on China
Marie Holzman reports on discussions by international participants on the impact of China's political developments on its neighbors.
BOCOG head confirmed mayor of Beijing, and a new Olympic Watch Web site.