U.S. Lawmakers Urge AT&T to Cut Commercial Ties with Huawei

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, two congressional aides said.

Tibetan Film-Maker Flees China, Arrives in United States

The wife of imprisoned Tibetan journalist Dhondup Wangchen holds a petition for her husband at the Committee to Protect Journalists' International Freedom Awards Dinner

BEIJING (Reuters) – A Tibetan film-maker jailed in China for making a film about the Olympics and Tibet has arrived in the United States after escaping from China, an activist group that campaigned for his release said.

U.S., Germany Urge China to Release Jailed Activist

A poster of jailed Chinese activist Wu Gan

BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States and Germany called on China to immediately release a prominent human rights activist who was jailed for eight years on Tuesday for subversion, the harshest sentence passed in a recent crackdown on activism.