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Shows featuring Peter Kwong

  • "China’s Unnatural Disaster": Oscar-Nominated Doc on Sichuan Earthquake Brings World Attention to Chinese Crackdown on Dissidents China-earthquake
    Chinese courts are cracking down on dissident activists. Liu Xiaobo lost his appeal Thursday and now faces eleven years in prison for advocating political reform. Earlier this week, another prominent writer and activist, Tan Zuoren, was sentenced to five years in prison. Zuoren had been campaigning on behalf of thousands of...
    February 12, 2010 | Story
  • HONG KONG
    After 156 years of British colony rule, Hong Kong reverts back to China at midnight tonight. Under a deal between the British government and the People’s Republic of China called "one country-two systems," Hong Kong will get new rulers but retain its existing economic character.
    June 30, 1997 | Story