Civil Society Submission to UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – July 2018

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Civil Society Report submitted to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for its Review at the 96th Session of the combined fourteenth to seventeenth periodic report of the People’s Republic of China on its Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

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China Sentences Veteran Human Rights Defender Qin Yongmin to 13 Years in Prison

China Sentences Veteran Human Rights Defender Qin Yongmin to 13 Years in Prison

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Veteran HRD Qin Yongmin has received a 13-year prison sentence for “subversion of state power,” adding to the 22 years he had previously spent behind bars, in retaliation for his writings and advocacy promoting democracy and defending human rights.

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Information Submitted to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for Consideration in List of Themes – May 2018

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Joint NGO “List of Themes” in Relation to the Combined Fourteenth to Seventeenth Periodic Reports of China (CERD/C/CHN/14-17) Submitted to: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Ninety-six Session (6 August-30 August 2018) PDF Note by NGOs submitting this List of Themes: On the occasion of the Committee on the Elimination (read more…)

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China Must Release Detained Crane Workers on Strike & Would-Be May 1st Protesters

China Must Release Detained Crane Workers on Strike & Would-Be May 1st Protesters

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CHRD urges the Chinese government to release citizens exercising their right to freedom of peaceful assembly, including many laborers, who police had intimidated and detained for planning protests and strikes around the May 1st International Labor Day.

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China Must Free Activist Zhen Jianghua & End Suppression of Human Rights Monitoring Groups

China Must Free Activist Zhen Jianghua & End Suppression of Human Rights Monitoring Groups

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The Chinese government must release activist Zhen Jianghua, an activist working with Human Rights Campaign in China (HRCC). Zhuhai police have formally arrested him on suspicion of “inciting subversion of state power,” according to his lawyer.

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“Development Without Women” Is Unsustainable & Unjust: China Must End Discrimination & Violence Against Women

“Development Without Women” Is Unsustainable & Unjust: China Must End Discrimination & Violence Against Women

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Women in China face widespread discrimination and violence both in their public and personal lives, a grim reality to consider as the UN this week marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and International Women Human Rights Defenders Day.

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Sham Trial of Activist Wu Gan Targets Free Expression

Sham Trial of Activist Wu Gan Targets Free Expression

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The Chinese government must release activist Wu Gan immediately and unconditionally. Its persecution of Wu, including his trial on August 14, punishes him for his exercise of free speech and peaceful assembly.

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Liu Shaoming (刘少明)

Liu Shaoming (刘少明)

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Liu Shaoming  刘少明   Crime: Inciting subversion of state power Length of Punishment: 4.5 years Court: Guangzhou Municipal Intermediate People’s Court Trial Date: April 15, 2016 Sentencing Date: July 2, 2017 Dates of Detention/Arrest: May 29, 2015 (detained); July 6, 2015 (formally arrested) Place of Incarceration: Guangzhou No. 1 Detention Center Indictment: Guangdong Provincial Guangzhou Municipal People’s (read more…)

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Alert: Trial & Verdict Announcements in 4 Cases at End of March

Alert: Trial & Verdict Announcements in 4 Cases at End of March

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Human rights defenders Su Changlan, Chen Qitang, Chen Yunfei, and Xia Lin face court hearings on March 30-31 as authorities continue the government’s political persecution of rights activists and lawyers.

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[CHRB] Detentions in Suzhou & Xinjiang; New Measures Curb Free Expression (3/20-23, 2017)

[CHRB] Detentions in Suzhou & Xinjiang; New Measures Curb Free Expression (3/20-23, 2017)

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Nine individuals in Suzhou in Jiangsu Province remain held in an extended police operation, an ex-judge is criminally detained in Xinjiang, and the Chinese government further restricts free expression.

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Su Changlan Named 2017 Recipient of Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders

Su Changlan Named 2017 Recipient of Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders

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Activist Su Changlan, detained in Guangdong since October 2014, has been named the third recipient of the Cao Shunli Memorial Award.

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[CHRB] Wukan Protesters Imprisoned; Church Pastor Tried on “State Secrets” Charge (12/24/2016-1/4/2017)

[CHRB] Wukan Protesters Imprisoned; Church Pastor Tried on “State Secrets” Charge (12/24/2016-1/4/2017)

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On December 26, nine residents of Wukan Village in Guangdong were given prison sentences for protesting the persecution of a local leader, and a court in Guizhou secretly tried church pastor Yang Hua on a “state secrets” charge. Also, Hangzhou democracy activist Lü Gengsong is suffering from poor health in (read more…)

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