GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — Dozens of police guarded a Catholic church in China on Tuesday as a priest supported by the Vatican was ordained as a bishop — a move that might mark a further easing of tensions between Beijing and the Holy See.
On November 4, 2007, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, the Danish Freedom of the Press Association (Trykkefrihesselskabet) held a large-scale seminar on the subject, "Freedom of Speech in China" in the capital city, Copenhagen.
On the afternoon of November 26, 2007, the European Parliament held a hearing in Brussels on China Human Rights Issues. The hearing was hosted by Ms. Helene Flautre, Chairperson of the Human Rights Committee of the European Parliament. Over 200 people attended the hearing.