CHRD condemns unjust trial of journalist Huang Xueqin and labor activist Wang Jianbing

CHRD condemns unjust trial of journalist Huang Xueqin and labor activist Wang Jianbing

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CHRD condemns the Chinese government for its sham trial of Huang and Wang and urges the government to immediately and unconditionally release the two human rights defenders.  

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China: Release human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng and end the practice of enforced disappearances 

China: Release human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng and end the practice of enforced disappearances 

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We call on the Chinese authorities to immediately and unconditionally release prominent human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng (高智晟) ahead of the sixth anniversary of his disappearance on August 13.

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‘709 Crackdown 2.0’

‘709 Crackdown 2.0’

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A joint statement is calling for urgent global attention to the Chinese government’s new wave of repression against human rights lawyers unfolding over the past three months.

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Joint Letter Urges Freeing of Activist He Fangmei’s Children

Joint Letter Urges Freeing of Activist He Fangmei’s Children

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Their three young children have been left without parental care, and their families have been refused permission to visit them. We are deeply concerned about the safety and wellbeing of these children.

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Verdict against Chang Weiping Epitomizes China’s Torture Problem

Verdict against Chang Weiping Epitomizes China’s Torture Problem

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The Chinese government’s mishandling of Chang Weiping’s case so far has epitomized the government’s multiple failures to abide by its treaty party obligations under the international Convention against Torture and demonstrated an unwillingness to end its systematic torture in China. 

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34th anniversary of June 4th: Chinese State Bolsters Enforced Amnesia

34th anniversary of June 4th: Chinese State Bolsters Enforced Amnesia

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CHRD reiterates its calls on the Chinese government to allow independent investigation of the massacre, seeking truth and justice for victims and their surviving family members, and holding criminally accountable those responsible for opening fire on unarmed civilians.

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China has warned of decoupling and “de-risking”. But its recent actions may get just that.

China has warned of decoupling and “de-risking”. But its recent actions may get just that.

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A confluence of factors could cause havoc and create new risk for companies trying to operate businesses in China, William Nee writes.

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Closure of LGBT NGO Signals Disappearing Civic Space in China

Closure of LGBT NGO Signals Disappearing Civic Space in China

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CHRD urges the Chinese government to take seriously its human rights obligations under international law to eliminate discrimination against LGBTIQ+ individuals and protect NGOs working to promote LGBTIQ+ rights in China.

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China:  Immediately release detained journalists on World Press Freedom Day

China:  Immediately release detained journalists on World Press Freedom Day

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Ahead of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, and as a new wave of detentions of media workers has emerged, CHRD calls for the immediate release of journalists and publishers.

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Ji Xiaolong (季孝龙)

Ji Xiaolong (季孝龙)

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Ji Xiaolong was detained shortly after criticizing Shanghai’s Party Secretary, Li Qiang, and calling on him to step down and take accountability for that lockdown, and the “humanitarian disaster” it caused.

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CHRD urges the EU and EU member states to speak out for Yu Wensheng and Xu Yan

CHRD urges the EU and EU member states to speak out for Yu Wensheng and Xu Yan

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CHRD calls on the Chinese government to immediately release human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng and his wife Xu Yan, who have been criminally detained and denied access to lawyers of their choice.

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<strong>Cao Zhixin (曹芷馨)</strong>

Cao Zhixin (曹芷馨)

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As Cao Zhixin’s lawyers and family are unlawfully being prevented from seeing her, Cao remains in incommunicado detention, and as such, is at high risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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