Chinese Authorities May Put Prominent Activists Xu Zhiyong and Ding Jiaxi On Trial Around End-of-Year Holidays, PEN America and China Human Rights Defenders Warn

Chinese Authorities May Put Prominent Activists Xu Zhiyong and Ding Jiaxi On Trial Around End-of-Year Holidays, PEN America and China Human Rights Defenders Warn

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Chinese authorities may use the lull around the Christmas and New Year’s holidays to subject prominent human rights defenders to unfair trials while much of the international community is distracted, PEN America and China Human Rights Defenders warned today in a joint statement.

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The world cannot rely on Chinese state media to know if Peng Shuai is free

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“Peng Shuai’s latest statement – released through state media – should not be taken at face value. The Chinese government has a long history of arbitrarily detaining people involved in controversial cases, controlling their ability to speak freely, and making them give forced statements. Until Peng Shuai is free, the (read more…)

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Ou Biaofeng (欧彪峰)

Ou Biaofeng (欧彪峰)

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Crime: Inciting subversion of state power Length of Punishment: NA Court: NA Trial Date: Unknown Sentencing Date: Unknown Dates of Detention/Arrest/Indictment:  December 3, 2020 Summoned);  December 4, 2020 (Given administrative detention for 15 days on charge of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble”): December 18, 2020 (Placed in RSDL on charge of “inciting subversion of state power”);  July 22, (read more…)

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Germany must stop deportation of Chinese Activist Liu Bing

Germany must stop deportation of Chinese Activist Liu Bing

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CHRD urgently urges the German government not to return activist Liu Bing to China, where he is at risk of torture and ill-treatment, as well as detention and unfair trial.

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71 NGOs and Individuals Sign Open Letter: Stop Prosecution of Tiananmen Vigil Organizer Chow Hang-tung

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“We, a group of 71 international non-governmental organizations and individuals, are writing to call on your government to drop the charge of “inciting unauthorized assembly” against Chow Hang-tung (鄒幸彤) and unconditionally release her. Ms. Chow is a barrister and vice president of the civil society group Hong Kong Alliance, which organizes (read more…)

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Joint Statement: The International Community Must Halt Rapid Decline of Rights in Hong Kong

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On this July 1st, which marks the 24th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover, the one-year anniversary of the enactment of the HK National Security Law, and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party, we urge the international community to take effective actions to halt the (read more…)

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6.26联合国国际支持酷刑受害者日: 联署声明

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今年是《禁止酷刑公约》的34周年纪念,我们以下联署团体及个人谨此呼吁国际社会团结一致并坚定不懈地监督中国的酷刑问题,这对推动中国政府正视其人权违反状况,至为关键

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A Joint Statement on The UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

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On this occasion of the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, we the undersigned issue this statement to call on the international community to stand united and resolute in tracking the issue of torture in China.

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Chinese authorities must immediately end their prosecution of citizen journalists

Chinese authorities must immediately end their prosecution of citizen journalists

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CHRD denounces Chinese authorities for putting on trial two citizen journalists, Chen Mei and Cai Wei, on a charge of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” at Beijing’s Chaoyang District Court on May 11.

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China: Immediately Free Poet Wang Zang and His Wife Wang Li

China: Immediately Free Poet Wang Zang and His Wife Wang Li

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The Chinese government must end its egregious persecution of prominent poet Wang Zang (王藏) and its petty retaliation against his wife, Wang Li (王丽).

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