Urgent Actions Needed to Stop Cultural Rights Violations Against Uyghurs

Urgent Actions Needed to Stop Cultural Rights Violations Against Uyghurs

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The mass detention of peaceful Uyghur intellectuals demonstrates the hidden human rights atrocity beneath the Chinese government’s absurd narrative that its suppression is necessary for “fighting terrorism”. The international community must speak out and take strong actions with a renewed sense of urgency

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王怡会成为下一个刘晓波吗?

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近日网络传出一首狱中王怡牧师给她的妻子蒋蓉的诗《与妻》,不知其来源,但秋雨教会的信徒以及关心王怡的朋友们一致认为是王怡狱中所创

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‘I Have to Keep Going For my Son’: Jailed Activist’s Mother

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Originally published by RFA on 23 September, 2021 Chinese writer Gu Xiao fully expects her son, the veteran pro-democracy activist Guo Quan, who recently stood trial for “subversion,” to go to prison, but told RFA in a recent interview that she enjoyed watching him defend himself in court.A former ruling (read more…)

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China’s Crackdown On Human Rights Continue, Two Activists Goes Missing In Guangzhou

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Originally published by Northeast Today on 22 September, 2021 In another case of repression of freedom of expression in China a journalist and an activist have gone missing for two days from the southern provincial capital of Guangzhou. Their colleagues and friends are apprehensive that they have been detained by (read more…)

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China: immediately release #MeToo activist and fellow civil society advocate

China: immediately release #MeToo activist and fellow civil society advocate

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Human Rights Defenders, September 21, 2021) One journalist and one activist have gone missing for two days. Colleagues and friends fear that police took them into custody in Guangzhou. CHRD urges Chinese authorities to investigate their whereabouts and, if confirmed, release them immediately and unconditionally.

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Detained Chinese Rights Lawyer Tortured Again After Complaining About Torture

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Originally published by Radio Free Asia on 21 September, 2021 Detained Chinese rights lawyer Chang Weiping, who is currently under investigation for “subversion of state power” after he attended a December 2019 gathering of dissidents in the southeastern city of Xiamen, has been tortured again, an overseas rights group said.Chang, who is (read more…)

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RSF and 44-NGO coalition urge Chinese President Xi Jinping to release Covid-19 reporter on hunger strike

RSF and 44-NGO coalition urge Chinese President Xi Jinping to release Covid-19 reporter on hunger strike

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On September 17th, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and a coalition of 44 human rights NGOs urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to exonerate and release Covid-19 reporter Zhang Zhan, who has been on hunger strike since May 2020, for which she was forced-fed.

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The Chinese government should have investigated a lawyer’s torture allegations, not tortured him again

The Chinese government should have investigated a lawyer’s torture allegations, not tortured him again

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CHRD condemns the Chinese government’s latest alleged torture of Chang Weiping and urges the international community to hold China to account for its blatant disregard of its human rights obligations

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Hong Kong: Drop Charges Against Vigil Organizers

Hong Kong: Drop Charges Against Vigil Organizers

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CHRD joined 61 other groups in calling on the Hong Kong government to drop all charges against leaders of the civic group that had been holding annual mass vigils in Victoria Park commemorating the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre.

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Hong Kong police invoke security law to censor online posts

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Originally published by Nikkei Asia on 16 September, 2021 HONG KONG — The organizers of Hong Kong’s annual commemoration of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown are deleting the contents of the group’s website and social media accounts under order of police. The move marks the first known instance of the (read more…)

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China’s Landmark #MeToo Court Case Dismissed For ‘Lack of Evidence’

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Originally published by Radio Free Asia on 15 September, 2021 A Beijing court has ruled against the complainant in a landmark #MeToo sexual harassment case, saying there isn’t enough evidence to support Zhou Xiaoxuan’s claims against state broadcaster CCTV anchor Zhu Jun. The lawsuit brought by former CCTV intern Zhou (read more…)

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Tiananmen Vigil Organizers Denied Bail As Rights Groups, U.K. Slam Subversion Charges

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Originally published by Radio Free Asia on 10 September, 2021 A court in Hong Kong on Friday denied bail to one of the organizers of a now-banned candlelight vigil for the victims of the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen massacre, amid an international outcry at subversion charges laid against three of its key members.Chow (read more…)

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