31st Anniversary of June Fourth Massacre

31st Anniversary of June Fourth Massacre

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The Chinese Communist Party iron-fisted grip on power has perpetuated its leaders’ enjoyment of impunity for the Tiananmen massacre of pro-democracy protestors for 31 years. Victims and their families have never received justice. Photo by David Chen.

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中國政府應撤回對香港實施國家安全法的決定

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中國政府必須撤回對香港實施《國家安全法》的決定。在香港強制實施中國人大起草的《國安法》,無疑是在剝奪香​​港居民目前享有的人權和基本自由。

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China: Reverse Decision to Impose National Security Law on Hong Kong

China: Reverse Decision to Impose National Security Law on Hong Kong

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The Chinese government must reverse its decision to impose a national security law on Hong Kong. Imposing a CCP-drafted national security law in Hong Kong would mean stripping away any remaining human rights and fundamental freedoms of Hong Kong residents.

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China: Release Journalist Chen Jieren Imprisoned for 15 Years for Criticising CCP

China: Release Journalist Chen Jieren Imprisoned for 15 Years for Criticising CCP

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Chinese authorities must immediately and unconditionally release journalist Chen Jieren and his family members and associates, who have been prosecuted over Chen’s exercise of his right to free expression. A Hunan court handed Chen a 15-year prison sentence on April 30 in apparent punishment for his political speech.

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中国必须结束在抗疫期间对湖北居民和非洲移民的歧视

中国必须结束在抗疫期间对湖北居民和非洲移民的歧视

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中国政府必须采取有效措施,停止对湖北居民和非洲移民的歧视。这种歧视性的待遇已违反了中国法律和国际人权法。

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Joint Letter to the UN Re: Public-Private Partnerships – 21 April 2020

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The undersigned organizations write today to emphasize the fundamental importance of ensuring transparency and adequately assessing the human rights impact of any public-private partnerships that the United Nations (U.N.) may enter into, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. We acknowledge that the COVID-19 pandemic poses many unique challenges which must be (read more…)

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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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Joint Statement Concerning the Personal Freedom of Wang Quanzhang After His Release

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Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang is expected to be released after completing his sentence on 5 April 2020. Wang Quanzhang was arrested during the 709 Crackdown in 2015. After being secretly detained for more than 1200 days, he was tried behind closed doors on 26 December 2018, and was (read more…)

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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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Winners Named for the 2020 Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders

Winners Named for the 2020 Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders

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(Chinese Human Rights Defenders—March 13, 2020) Human rights defenders Zhang Jianping and Wang Heying win the sixth Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders. The decision to give this year’s award to both Mr. Zhang and Ms. Wang recognizes their long-standing grassroots activism to promote protection of human rights (read more…)

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CHRD“人权小额资助”2020年度启事

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CHRD“人权小额资助”项目旨在为遭受人权侵犯的受害者(尤其是人权捍卫者)提供法律援助; 人道援助; 为维护和倡导人权等公民活动提供支持。本项目同时致力于敦促中国政府兑现《世界人权宣言》并落实已经批准加入的各项国际人权公约,使得国内法的制订和实施符合国际人权标准,以提升公民的政治、经济、社会、文化等方面的基本权利。

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