China: End Persecution of Free Speech with Frivolous Crimes

China: End Persecution of Free Speech with Frivolous Crimes

Comments Off on China: End Persecution of Free Speech with Frivolous Crimes

 

An overview of the legal proceedings of three cases of human rights defenders in pre-trial detention demonstrates how the Chinese government counters dissent using the ever-stretchable criminal charge of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.

Read more  
The Chinese government must end its reprisals against agricultural entrepreneur and philanthropist Sun Dawu and his associates

The Chinese government must end its reprisals against agricultural entrepreneur and philanthropist Sun Dawu and his associates

Comments Off on The Chinese government must end its reprisals against agricultural entrepreneur and philanthropist Sun Dawu and his associates

 

CHRD condemns the prosecution of Sun Dawu, a prominent agricultural entrepreneur and philanthropist, as a blatant attempt to punish Sun for his support of human rights defenders.

Read more  

China’s 709 Crackdown Is Still Going On

Comments Off on China’s 709 Crackdown Is Still Going On

 

Originally published by The Diplomat on 9 July, 2021 Starting from the early hours on July 9, 2015, police across China set out in teams to conduct a series of coordinated raids. Organized by the Ministry of Public Security, these police nabbed people from hotel rooms in the middle of (read more…)

Read more  

法治的冬天远未结束 人权律师后继有人

Comments Off on 法治的冬天远未结束 人权律师后继有人

 

709镇压六周年已经到来。 在这过去的六年里,中国人权状况持续恶化,人权律师队伍严重受创,中国法治继续恶化。表现为:“政治”案件全部由公安部成立专案组来办理,公检法沆瀣一气,严重涉嫌搞秘密关押、酷刑,以及对家属珠链、阻止律师介入人权案件。中国法治的冬天远远没有结束。

Read more  

Joint Statement: The International Community Must Halt Rapid Decline of Rights in Hong Kong

Comments Off on Joint Statement: The International Community Must Halt Rapid Decline of Rights in Hong Kong

 

On this July 1st, which marks the 24th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover, the one-year anniversary of the enactment of the HK National Security Law, and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party, we urge the international community to take effective actions to halt the (read more…)

Read more  

6.26联合国国际支持酷刑受害者日: 联署声明

Comments Off on 6.26联合国国际支持酷刑受害者日: 联署声明

 

今年是《禁止酷刑公约》的34周年纪念,我们以下联署团体及个人谨此呼吁国际社会团结一致并坚定不懈地监督中国的酷刑问题,这对推动中国政府正视其人权违反状况,至为关键

Read more  

停止以“危害国家安全”来限制公民的出境权

Comments Off on 停止以“危害国家安全”来限制公民的出境权

 

许多坚持维权的大陆人权捍卫者都不能出境,这是不争的事实。但最近牵动人心涉及出境权利的两个事件,一是郭飞雄被限制出境,中共断然不顾他身患癌症妻子在美国需亲人照顾; 二是唐吉田被限制出境,他女儿孤独一人在日本昏迷不醒二十多天的现状没有让当权者拒绝放行的决定有任何的动摇。

Read more  

In the Shadow of the Tiananmen Crackdown

Comments Off on In the Shadow of the Tiananmen Crackdown

 

Both China and the U.S. have profited from Beijing’s state violence. By Ramona Li Thirty-two years ago, the Chinese government began its crackdown on democracy demonstrations in Beijing. Though rarely discussed in the U.S., the legacy of June 4, 1989, is all around us. The start of China’s democracy protests (read more…)

Read more  

A Joint Statement on The UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Comments Off on A Joint Statement on The UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

 

On this occasion of the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, we the undersigned issue this statement to call on the international community to stand united and resolute in tracking the issue of torture in China.

Read more  
For the China Story to be Credible, the Chinese Government Must Confront its Abuses

For the China Story to be Credible, the Chinese Government Must Confront its Abuses

Comments Off on For the China Story to be Credible, the Chinese Government Must Confront its Abuses

 

If Xi Jinping wants China to plausibly present itself to the world as a “credible, lovable, and respectable” country, he must end human rights violations.

Read more  
China: Immediately release activist Xing Wangli and end reprisals against rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong

China: Immediately release activist Xing Wangli and end reprisals against rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong

Comments Off on China: Immediately release activist Xing Wangli and end reprisals against rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong

 

CHRD calls on the Chinese government to immediately release activist Xing Wangli (邢望力) and end reprisals against rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong (江天勇). Xing Wangli has apparently been criminally detained because he visited lawyer Jiang Tianyong.

Read more  

Leader Carrie Lam must not let the memory of the Tiananmen Massacre die in Hong Kong on her watch

Comments Off on Leader Carrie Lam must not let the memory of the Tiananmen Massacre die in Hong Kong on her watch

 

Authorities have an obligation under both international and domestic law to respect the right of peaceful assembly, writes William Nee. By William Nee Ahead of the 32nd anniversary this year, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam must not let the memory of the Tiananmen Massacre die on her watch, and (read more…)

Read more  

Back to Top