“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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JOINT OPEN LETTER – ARREST OF HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORS IN BREACH OF THE HONG KONG GOVERNMENT’S INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS OBLIGATIONS

JOINT OPEN LETTER – ARREST OF HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORS IN BREACH OF THE HONG KONG GOVERNMENT’S INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS OBLIGATIONS

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We, the undersigned human rights organizations, write to you in regard to the arrest of five human rights observers whilst conducting their work at assemblies in Hong Kong in November 2019 and January 2020. The arrests contravene the Hong Kong SAR government’s international human rights obligations to respect, protect and (read more…)

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立即停止抗击新冠肺炎过程中的人权侵犯

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(中国人权捍卫者—2020年1月31日)中国政府在应对2019新型冠状病毒爆发时必须尊重人权,包括取消审查、停止警方恐吓和任意拘留、放宽无差别的出行限制以及消除针对武汉和湖北省居民社会歧视。人权绝不能成为政府遏制新冠病毒爆发措施的牺牲品。据中国官方数据,截止到2月3日,新冠疫情已导致370人死亡,数百万人受到各种影响。媒体和互联网信息的自由流动、民间社会的参与以及便利的物资和急救人员的及时行动和调配,对于有效应对这次全球卫生紧急状况十分必要。

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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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China: Release Human Rights Lawyer Chang Weiping & End the Current Round of Arrests

China: Release Human Rights Lawyer Chang Weiping & End the Current Round of Arrests

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(Chinese Human Rights Defenders—January 15, 2020) In an indication of escalation of the December rounding-up of lawyers and activists, Chinese police detained human rights lawyer Chang Weiping in Shaanxi Province. Police told Chang’s family that he was put under residential surveillance in an unknown location on suspicion of “endangering national (read more…)

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Urgent Action: China Must Release Activists/Lawyers Detained for Peaceful Assembly

Urgent Action: China Must Release Activists/Lawyers Detained for Peaceful Assembly

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In the last few days of 2019, Chinese police detained and summoned for questioning a dozen activists and lawyers in Fujian, Shandong, Beijing, Hebei, Sichuan, and Zhejiang. The raids appear to target individuals who attended a small, private gathering in Fujian on December 13. A similar gathering took place one (read more…)

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聯合國人權事務高級專員: 請譴責對香港基本自由的系統侵犯和香港警方行暴

聯合國人權事務高級專員: 請譴責對香港基本自由的系統侵犯和香港警方行暴

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(2019年11月25日)聯合國人權高級專員、聯合國負責人權事務的最高級別官員米歇爾·巴切萊特(Michelle Bachelet)必須公開譴責香港政府系統性侵犯和平集會自由和言論自由權利,並譴責香港警方不必要和過度使用武力的行為。

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联合国人权事务高级专员: 请谴责对香港基本自由的系统侵犯和香港警方行暴

联合国人权事务高级专员: 请谴责对香港基本自由的系统侵犯和香港警方行暴

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(2019年11月25日)联合国人权高级专员、联合国负责人权事务的最高级别官员米歇尔·巴切莱特(Michelle Bachelet)必须公开谴责香港政府系统性侵犯和平集会自由和言论自由权利,并谴责香港警方不必要和过度使用武力的行为。

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Condemn Systematic Violations of Fundamental Freedoms in Hong Kong & Police Violence

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Condemn Systematic Violations of Fundamental Freedoms in Hong Kong & Police Violence

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22 NGOs jointly call on the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to publicly denounce the systematic violations of fundamental freedoms in Hong Kong

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中国应立即停止“颠覆”指控并释放女性人权捍卫者陈建芳

中国应立即停止“颠覆”指控并释放女性人权捍卫者陈建芳

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(2019年10月21日)国际人权组织敦促中国政府应撤销对人权捍卫者陈建芳的“颠覆国家政权”指控,并立即无条件释放她。陈女士已被单独监禁了6个多月,在当局指控她犯有危害国家安全罪后,她现在可能面临长期监禁。

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