China Must End Discrimination against Hubei Residents and African Migrants in the Context of Containing Pandemic

China Must End Discrimination against Hubei Residents and African Migrants in the Context of Containing Pandemic

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The Chinese government must take effective steps to end discrimination against Hubei residents and African migrants. Discriminatory mistreatment violates Chinese law and international human rights law.

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“一个健康的社会不应该只有一个声音” – 中国政府必须结束针对网络疫情言论的打压 

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(人权捍卫者网络CHRD — 2020年4月1日)中国政府必须释放被羁押的公民记者和直言不讳的批评者,并结束自新冠肺炎爆发以来对网络言论自由的新一轮镇压。中国当局打着抗击新型冠状病毒的幌子,通过屏蔽独立报导、疫情信息共享和对政府应对措施的批评意见,加大了对网络言论信息的压制力度。攻击性的网络警巡和侵入性的在线监测,在政府最初掩盖疫情和阻碍重要信息流通方面发挥了关键作用,也造成了对紧急应变的严重延误和生命损失。

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“A Healthy Society Should Not Have Just One Voice” – China Must End Crackdown on Online Speech in Response to COVID-19

“A Healthy Society Should Not Have Just One Voice” – China Must End Crackdown on Online Speech in Response to COVID-19

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(Chinese Human Rights Defenders—April 1, 2020) The Chinese government must release detained citizen journalists and outspoken critics, and end the new crackdown on free expression online since the start of COVID-19 outbreak. Under the guise of fighting the novel coronavirus, authorities in China have escalated suppression online by blocking independent (read more…)

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China’s reaction to the coronavirus outbreak violates human rights

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By Frances Eve | Originally published in The Guardian | The WHO is ignoring Chinese government suppression of human rights regarding the coronavirus outbreak, including severe restrictions on freedom of expression.

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China: Protect Human Rights While Combatting Coronavirus Outbreak

China: Protect Human Rights While Combatting Coronavirus Outbreak

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(Chinese Human Rights Defenders—January 31, 2020) The Chinese government must respect human rights in its response to the 2019-nCoV coronavirus outbreak, including lifting censorship, ceasing police intimidation and arbitrary detention, easing indiscriminate restrictions on movement, and countering social discrimination against Wuhan and Hubei Province residents. Human rights must not be (read more…)

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Zhou Yuanzhi  周远志

Zhou Yuanzhi 周远志

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Zhou Yuanzhi, a writer and editor from Hubei Province, was handed a four-and-half-year prison sentence in July 2019, for his alleged efforts to help petitioners organize to present grievances to Chinese authorities, and for making “politically sensitive” online comments. After Zhou was initially detained in November 2017, he was issued (read more…)

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《全球马格尼茨基人权问责法案》介绍

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全球马格尼茨基法案是一项美国国内法,授权美国總統对侵害国际公认人权的肇事人及对腐败者实施制裁,例如禁止入境、冻结其在美国的财产。 这意味着,被认定的肇事人将由美国政府公开宣布为人权侵害者,将被拒绝进入美国,其在美国境内的所有资产都不能动用,所有在美国的企业和银行都会被禁止与他们或他们的企业進行商業交易。

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The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act

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(中文版本) The Global Magnitsky Act is a US domestic law that authorizes the US president to sanction perpetrators of gross violations of internationally recognized human rights and corruption through US-based asset freezes and visa bans. This means that designated perpetrators are publicly announced by the US government as human rights (read more…)

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我们要求联合国调查中国政府天安门屠杀期间及续后30年对参与者和问责者的人权侵犯

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借此纪念天安门民主运动和“六四”屠杀30周年的时刻,1989年学生领袖王丹与其他六四屠杀幸存者、目击者、89运动参与者,在非政府机构“人权维护者联网”协助下,向联合国人权理事会递交了一份申诉函,指控中国政府严重、系统、持续侵犯人权。

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Why We Are Calling on the United Nations to Act Over the Tiananmen Massacre

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By Wang Dan and Frances Eve | Chinese government has refused to allow any independent investigation nor hold anyone accountable for the slaughter in 1989. This is why we have filed a complaint with the UN Human Rights Council.

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We Call on the Human Rights Council to take Action Over China’s 30 Years of Rights Violations Tied to 1989 Tiananmen Massacre

We Call on the Human Rights Council to take Action Over China’s 30 Years of Rights Violations Tied to 1989 Tiananmen Massacre

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22 student leaders and victims and survivors of the Tiananmen Massacre, with assistance from CHRD, have submitted a complaint to the Human Rights Council over a consistent pattern of gross human rights violations by the Government of China in relation to the 1989 Massacre.

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Suppression Ahead of 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre

Suppression Ahead of 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre

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On the eve of the 30thanniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre, Chinese authorities took into custody activists and netizens to silence any expression or thwart any action aimed at commemorating the victims and mark the anniversary. So far, we have documented 10 individuals either detained or forced into disappearance in connection (read more…)

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