States must urge China to hold independent, impartial investigation into Cao Shunli’s death

States must urge China to hold independent, impartial investigation into Cao Shunli’s death

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31 human rights organisations released a joint statement on the 10-year anniversary of ‘deadly reprisals’ against Chinese activist Cao Shunli.

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Winner Named for the 2024 Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders

Winner Named for the 2024 Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders

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A group of human rights defenders, “Support ‘The Chained Woman’ Focus Group,” is the recipient of the 10th Annual Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders.

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Joint Statement from Civil Society Groups on the Hong Kong Government’s Consultation for Article 23 Legislation

Joint Statement from Civil Society Groups on the Hong Kong Government’s Consultation for Article 23 Legislation

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We, the undersigned, representing civil society and human rights organizations across the world, condemn the Hong Kong government’s plans to introduce domestic security legislation under Article 23 of the Basic Law.

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CHRD Encouraged by Civil Society Mobilization and Commends Countries that Sought to Hold China Accountable at UN Human Rights Review

CHRD Encouraged by Civil Society Mobilization and Commends Countries that Sought to Hold China Accountable at UN Human Rights Review

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At the UPR, many states bravely bucked China’s pressure campaign and issued recommendations based on the human rights laws and standards that have drawn attention to China’s pressing human rights violations.

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Censored documentary on migrant workers shows the stakes at the UPR

Censored documentary on migrant workers shows the stakes at the UPR

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The Chinese government’s willingness to censor a documentary on the plight of migrant workers should cast doubt on how Beijing will portray its development progress at the UPR.

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CHRD “人权小额资助” 2024年度启事

CHRD “人权小额资助” 2024年度启事

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CHRD“人权小额资助”项目旨在为遭受迫害的人权捍卫者提供法律援助、人道援助; 为维护和倡导人权的公民行动提供支持。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,推动国内法的制订和实施符合国际人权标准,以促进公民、政治、经济、社会、文化人权的保护。

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How China Games the Universal Periodic Review System

How China Games the Universal Periodic Review System

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A United Nations review of China’s human rights record set to occur in January should shine a light on Beijing’s atrocity crimes. But there are three ways in which this Universal Periodic Review (UPR) may actually worsen rather than improve the human rights situation inside China.

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JOINT STATEMENT FROM HONG KONG GROUPS ON THE HONG KONG NATIONAL SECURITY ARREST WARRANTS AND BOUNTIES 

JOINT STATEMENT FROM HONG KONG GROUPS ON THE HONG KONG NATIONAL SECURITY ARREST WARRANTS AND BOUNTIES 

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We, the undersigned, representing Hong Kong civil society and human rights organisations across the world, condemn the Hong Kong National Security arrest warrants and bounties announced on 14 December 2023.

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EU: Demand release of Yu Wensheng and Xu Yan

EU: Demand release of Yu Wensheng and Xu Yan

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On the eve of the EU-China Summit in Beijing on December 7, CHRD calls on visiting EU leaders to publicly call for the immediate release of former human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng and his wife, rights defender, Xu Yan.

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President Biden: Prioritize Human Rights When Speaking to Xi Jinping during the APEC Summit

President Biden: Prioritize Human Rights When Speaking to Xi Jinping during the APEC Summit

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59 NGOs urge you, President Biden, to prioritize concerns about Beijing’s lack of concrete human rights improvements in your discussions with Chinese leader Xi Jinping during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in San Francisco.

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Lu Siwei nominated for human rights prize, risks ill treatment after forced repatriation to China

Lu Siwei nominated for human rights prize, risks ill treatment after forced repatriation to China

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Chinese human rights lawyer Lu Siwei has been nominated for the South Korean Gwangju Prize for Human Rights for his steadfast defence of activists targeted by the Chinese authorities.

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China: Free the Beijing Bridge Protestor Peng Lifa from Secret Detention

China: Free the Beijing Bridge Protestor Peng Lifa from Secret Detention

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On the anniversary of Peng Lifa’s detention, his current whereabouts, wellbeing, and charges against him remain unknown.

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