Chinese Authorities Must Release Three NGO Staff Sentenced by Changsha Intermediate Court, End Crackdown on Rights Advocacy

Chinese Authorities Must Release Three NGO Staff Sentenced by Changsha Intermediate Court, End Crackdown on Rights Advocacy

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CHRD condemns the Changsha Municipal Intermediate Court’s secret sentencing of three mainland Chinese NGO workers Cheng Yuan (程渊), Liu Dazhi (刘大志), and Wu Gejianxiong (吴葛健雄). The verdicts were issued behind closed doors on July 20, according to information pieced together by Cheng Yuan’s wife, Shi Minglei. Concluding a legal process (read more…)

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China: End Persecution of Free Speech with Frivolous Crimes

China: End Persecution of Free Speech with Frivolous Crimes

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An overview of the legal proceedings of three cases of human rights defenders in pre-trial detention demonstrates how the Chinese government counters dissent using the ever-stretchable criminal charge of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.

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The Chinese government must end its reprisals against agricultural entrepreneur and philanthropist Sun Dawu and his associates

The Chinese government must end its reprisals against agricultural entrepreneur and philanthropist Sun Dawu and his associates

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CHRD condemns the prosecution of Sun Dawu, a prominent agricultural entrepreneur and philanthropist, as a blatant attempt to punish Sun for his support of human rights defenders.

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China studies scholars reluctant to return to China

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Originally published by University World News on July 3, 2021 Many scholars with decades of China expertise and scholars who conduct fieldwork in China from time to time say they are reluctant to return to China even after coronavirus restrictions are lifted, in part because of a deteriorating geopolitical climate, (read more…)

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法治的冬天远未结束 人权律师后继有人

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709镇压六周年已经到来。 在这过去的六年里,中国人权状况持续恶化,人权律师队伍严重受创,中国法治继续恶化。表现为:“政治”案件全部由公安部成立专案组来办理,公检法沆瀣一气,严重涉嫌搞秘密关押、酷刑,以及对家属珠链、阻止律师介入人权案件。中国法治的冬天远远没有结束。

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Job vacancy: Chief Operating Officer

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Full Job Description Title: Chief Operating Officer Location: Remote The Opportunity The Network of Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) seeks a Chief Operating Officer. This leader will be directly responsible for the organization’s overall operations, guided by the organization’s core values, so that the organization’s staff can achieve maximum programmatic impact for (read more…)

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Mick Wallace: Reports of one million Uighur people detained in China ‘grossly exaggerated’

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Originally published by Newstalk on July 1, 2021 Ireland South MEP Mick Wallace has said reports one million Uighur people are being detained by the Chinese Government are “grossly exaggerated.” On Newstalk Breakfast this morning, the Wexford politician doubled down on his claim that China looks after its people better (read more…)

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停止以“危害国家安全”来限制公民的出境权

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许多坚持维权的大陆人权捍卫者都不能出境,这是不争的事实。但最近牵动人心涉及出境权利的两个事件,一是郭飞雄被限制出境,中共断然不顾他身患癌症妻子在美国需亲人照顾; 二是唐吉田被限制出境,他女儿孤独一人在日本昏迷不醒二十多天的现状没有让当权者拒绝放行的决定有任何的动摇。

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‘Mourn June 4 in your own way’: Tiananmen Square events vanish amid crackdowns and Covid

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Originally published by The Guardian on Jun 3, 2021 For the first time since the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, there will be no formal commemoration event held in the Chinese-speaking world for the anniversary. Thirty-two years after soldiers crushed student protests in Beijing and killed anywhere from several hundred to (read more…)

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For the China Story to be Credible, the Chinese Government Must Confront its Abuses

For the China Story to be Credible, the Chinese Government Must Confront its Abuses

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If Xi Jinping wants China to plausibly present itself to the world as a “credible, lovable, and respectable” country, he must end human rights violations.

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CHRD“人权小额资助”2021年度启事

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CHRD“人权小额资助”项目旨在为遭受迫害的人权捍卫者提供法律援助、人道援助; 为维护和倡导人权的公民行动提供支持。本项目同时致力于敦促中国政府兑现《世界人权宣言》并落实已经批准加入的各项国际人权公约,推动国内法的制订和实施符合国际人权标准,以促进公民、政治、经济、社会、文化人权的保护。

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China: Immediately release activist Xing Wangli and end reprisals against rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong

China: Immediately release activist Xing Wangli and end reprisals against rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong

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CHRD calls on the Chinese government to immediately release activist Xing Wangli (邢望力) and end reprisals against rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong (江天勇). Xing Wangli has apparently been criminally detained because he visited lawyer Jiang Tianyong.

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