Beijing elected to the Human Rights Council

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Originally published by AsiaNews.it on October 14, 2020 Humanitarian organizations had called for its exclusion. Chinese accused of repressing ethnic minorities and democratic activists. Beijing defeated Saudi Arabia for the seat. Now the United Nations body is 60% composed of countries that do not respect the minimum standards of a (read more…)

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Countries should reject China’s bid for UN Human Rights Council: NGO

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Originally published by Taiwan News on October 12, 2020 TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human rights groups are calling on UN member states to block China’s attempt to run for one of the open seats on the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) given the regime’s appalling human rights record. On Tuesday (read more…)

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Block China’s seat on human rights council over Uighurs, urges Lisa Nandy

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Originally published by The Guardian on October 10, 2020 The UN must be allowed to conduct an inquiry into possible crimes against humanity in Xinjiang, the shadow foreign secretary says Britain must oppose giving China a seat on the UN’s human rights body this week in protest at its abuse (read more…)

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Groups, Activists Campaign Against China’s Bid For UN Rights Council Seat

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Originally published by RFA on October 8, 2020 International rights groups are calling on United Nations member states not to vote to allow China to retain its seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council, saying Beijing has tried to undermine the international human rights system and continues the mass persecution (read more…)

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Thousands of Articles Restored From Downed Website of Jailed Uyghur Scholar Ilham Tohti

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Originally published by RFA on October 8, 2020 The former website of jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti containing thousands of articles has been restored seven years after it was shut down by authorities in China ahead of his 2014 arrest and sentencing to life in prison for “separatism,” according to (read more…)

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China using UN to violate human rights

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Originally published by AsiaNews.it on October 8, 2020 According to Chinese Human Rights Defenders , Chinese authorities have not implemented the recommendations made by the United Nations in the area of human rights. The rights of Uyghurs, Tibetans, other ethnic minorities, Hong Kong citizens, political and civil activists, women, LGBT (read more…)

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Shanghai Court Jails Award-Winning Rights Activist For Three Years

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Originally published by RFA on October 5, 2020 A court in Shanghai recently handed down a secret sentence of three years’ imprisonment to detained rights activist Chen Jianfang, a Chinese rights website reported.“We learned on Oct. 2, 2020 that Shanghai human rights defender Chen Jianfang has been sentenced to three (read more…)

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Shanghai Court Jails Award-Winning Rights Activist For Three Years

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Originally published by Radio Free Asia on 5 October, 2020 A court in Shanghai recently handed down a secret sentence of three years’ imprisonment to detained rights activist Chen Jianfang, a Chinese rights website reported.“We learned on Oct. 2, 2020 that Shanghai human rights defender Chen Jianfang has been sentenced to (read more…)

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China brands Jewish News’ Uyghur campaign ‘deplorable slander’

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Originally published by Jewish News on 1 October, 2020 The Chinese government has reacted angrily to a Jewish News petition opposing its brutal treatment of Uyghur Muslims – signed by 150 parliamentarians and set to be delivered to Downing Street next week – branding it “deplorable slander”. Responding to the campaign launched (read more…)

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Hong Kong Police Arrest Joshua Wong Over Mask Ban Protest

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Originally published by RFA on September 24, 2020 Police in Hong Kong have arrested prominent democracy campaigner Joshua Wong in connection with an “unauthorized assembly” during last year’s protest movement. “Joshua is arrested when reporting to Central Police Station at about 1pm today,” a tweet from Wong’s Twitter account read (read more…)

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Chinese Property Tycoon Ren Zhiqiang Sentenced to 18-Year in Corruption Case

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Originally published by VOA on 22 September, 2020 A court in Beijing Tuesday gave Chinese property tycoon Ren Zhiqiang, who once referred to China’s top leader, Xi Jinping, as a “clown,” an 18-year prison sentence and a fine of $620,000 after finding him guilty of corruption, bribery, embezzlement of public (read more…)

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Exclusive: China continues to harass exiles on British soil, claim victims

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Originally published by The Telegraph on August 16, 2020 China is suspected of orchestrating a sinister campaign to suppress prominent critics living in Britain from speaking out against the ruling Communist Party by harassing, intimidating, and surveilling them while they are in the UK, the Telegraph can reveal. Simon Cheng (read more…)

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