Help Free Chinese Women Rights Defenders 自由中国女性人权捍卫者: #BeyondTheFive

Help Free Chinese Women Rights Defenders 自由中国女性人权捍卫者: #BeyondTheFive

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She is one of the few remaining women human rights lawyers in China. Authorities have tried to stop her. State media staged a smear campaign against her. Court security guards assaulted her and judges threw her out of courtrooms. On July 9, police broke into her flat and abducted her, (read more…)

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Harsh Climate for Human Rights Defenders in China:2014 in Photos 中国大陆人权捍卫者面临严冬: 2014年图像回顾

Harsh Climate for Human Rights Defenders in China:2014 in Photos 中国大陆人权捍卫者面临严冬: 2014年图像回顾

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In 2014, Chinese activists, writers, lawyers, journalists, artists, and citizens experienced one of the harshest years in government repression and retaliation. CHRD has recorded nearly 1,000 detentions in 2014 for exercising and defending human rights. We have produced an image gallery showcasing major trends and figures in China’s human rights (read more…)

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Gallery and Video on Secret Detention & Abuse of Women in China’s Black Jails

Gallery and Video on Secret Detention & Abuse of Women in China’s Black Jails

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CHRD has produced this gallery of images, cases, and data to accompany the report “We’ll Beat You to Death With Impunity”: Secret Detention & Abuse of Women in China’s “Black Jails.” The report examines abuses in black jails across China in these facilities, and particularly against women, who make up (read more…)

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Film paying tribute to Cao Shunli

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“Her spirit is not dead. [Cao Shunli] is still with us.”            Fellow Activist Cao Shunli, a Chinese activist who paid the ultimate price for defending human rights. Her pursuit of justice for the dispossessed gave her strength and courage to devote her life to help China improve its rights (read more…)

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Chinese Human Rights Defenders – 2013 Year in Review

Chinese Human Rights Defenders – 2013 Year in Review

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CHRD has produced an image gallery showcasing major trends and figures in China’s human rights landscape for 2013. The gallery is being released in conjunction with CHRD’s annual report, A Nightmarish Year Under Xi Jinping’s “Chinese Dream”: 2013 Annual Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in China.

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Video: Forced Eviction in China & 2014  CESCR Review

Video: Forced Eviction in China & 2014 CESCR Review

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The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights issued the Concluding observations on the second periodic report of China on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at its 17th and 18th meetings (E/C.12/2014/SR.17-18) held on 8 May. The below video is about the situation of (read more…)

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Video:Above the Ghosts’ Heads: The Women of Masanjia Labor Camp (Edited version)

Video:Above the Ghosts’ Heads: The Women of Masanjia Labor Camp (Edited version)

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“Above the Ghosts’ Heads: The Women of Masanjia Labor Camp” is directed by Du Bin, a contract photographer for the New York Times. In this film, Liu Hua, a female petitioner and survivor of Masanjia Women’s Labor Camp, describes the torture she and other women suffered there. Read Introduction to the film: http://zengjinyan.wordpress.com/2013/04/24/short-introduction-of-juvenile-laborers-confined-in-dabao-and-above-ghosts-heads/

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Gallery on Violations of Rights of the Child in China

Gallery on Violations of Rights of the Child in China

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Produced by CHRD, this gallery of images, cases, and statistics is being released alongside CHRD’s newest report—“‘Flowers of the Country’: Mistreated and Abused,” which analyzes the record of the Chinese government in protecting the rights of children in the country. The gallery presents information on how authorities have handled selected (read more…)

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Photo Gallery: 2013 Crackdown on Peaceful Assembly & Free Expression – Detainee Photos & Backgrounds

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Since late March of 2013, Chinese police have taken into custody activists, lawyers, and other citizens in a crackdown triggered by an advocacy campaign waged against official corruption and other politically sensitive issues. As of July 18, 2013, a total of 26 individuals tied to the drive are known to (read more…)

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Photo Gallery: Citizens Appeal for Justice on Human Rights Day, Police Take Action

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Chinese citizens marked Human Rights Day on December 10 by protesting against rights violations and calling for social justice in many parts of the country. Several thousand petitioners who tried to lodge grievances in Beijing, particularly around the UN Development Programme Office and other international agencies, were swept up and (read more…)

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Reckless Act of Local Officials’ Aggression: Hunan Petitioner Crushed to Death by Construction Vehicle (Video & Photos)

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On September 16, 2012, He Zhihua (何志华), a villager from Hunan Province, was crushed under a road leveling machine while protesting a land seizure and home demolition project done to build a highway (see related story  in CHRD’s China Human Rights Briefing, 9/21-27, 2012). Below are video clips and images (read more…)

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Photo Gallery: Street Art and Protests Against Re-education through Labor Abuses

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Since August 2012, many Chinese have publicly voiced their views that Reeducation through Labor (RTL), China’s extrajudicial detention system, should be reformed or abolished. CHRD has posted photos of protests and youth doing street art to raise awareness of abuses that take place in RTL facilities.

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