The Chinese Government Must End Reprisal Against Li Qiaochu for Exposing Torture

The Chinese Government Must End Reprisal Against Li Qiaochu for Exposing Torture

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The Chinese government must immediately end its detention of human rights defender Li Qiaochu (李翘楚). Ms. Li, a women’s rights and labor rights activist, was detained in likely retaliation against her for disclosing the details of torture suffered by her partner, legal scholar and civil rights advocate Xu Zhiyong. Without (read more…)

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China: End Escalating Persecution of Free Expression, Release Geng Xiaonan

China: End Escalating Persecution of Free Expression, Release Geng Xiaonan

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CHRD condemns the Chinese government for jailing independent publisher, entrepreneur Geng Xiaonan (耿潇男). Ms. Geng’s trial and conviction in Beijing this week marks a milestone in the escalation of the Chinese government’s persecution of its outspoken critics.

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Alleged Torture of Detainees, Disappearance of Vaccine Safety Advocates & Revocation of Lawyers’ Licenses

Alleged Torture of Detainees, Disappearance of Vaccine Safety Advocates & Revocation of Lawyers’ Licenses

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Vaccine safety advocates vanished; detained defenders allege torture; rights lawyers debarred, a 90-yaer protester detained, and more

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2 Journalists Imprisoned for Outspokenness & Hong Kong Democrats Targeted

2 Journalists Imprisoned for Outspokenness & Hong Kong Democrats Targeted

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Mass Arrests in Hong Kong Under National Security Law Targets Democrats; Former Journalist Zhang Jialong Sentenced; Journalist Li Xinde Imprisoned for Five-Years; Administrative Punishment on Lawyers Widens; Strong Human Rights Safeguards Must be Included in EU-China Investment Agreement

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Hong Kong: Human Rights Groups Condemn Mass Arrests

Hong Kong: Human Rights Groups Condemn Mass Arrests

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We, the undersigned 35 groups and organizations dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights, condemn the arrests of over 50 pro-democracy figures in Hong Kong.

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Detainees Rushed to Trials During Holiday Season in Apparent Attempt to Evade Scrutiny

Detainees Rushed to Trials During Holiday Season in Apparent Attempt to Evade Scrutiny

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Chinese courts put a number of human rights defenders on trial around the holiday season in an apparent bid to avoid international scrutiny.

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[Briefing] Year’s End Brings No Letup in China’s Persecution of Rights Activists and Citizen Reporters

[Briefing] Year’s End Brings No Letup in China’s Persecution of Rights Activists and Citizen Reporters

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Citizen journalist Zhang Zhan will face trial; independent photojournalist Du Bin under criminal detention; rights activist Ou Biaofeng sent to residential surveillance in undisclosed location; and housing activist Ge Zhihui, with disabilities, stood on trial.

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How to Combat CCP Disinformation on COVID-19

How to Combat CCP Disinformation on COVID-19

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By Frances Eve | On International Human Rights Day, we can combat the CCP’s disinformation on COVID-19 by raising awareness of those detained in Chinese government’s crackdown on covid expression.

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[Briefing] More Entrepreneurs Prosecuted in Crackdown on Outspokenness in Private Sector; HK National Security Crackdown Extends Further

[Briefing] More Entrepreneurs Prosecuted in Crackdown on Outspokenness in Private Sector; HK National Security Crackdown Extends Further

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Activist Zhou Weilin Tried Behind Closed-Doors; Activist Zhang Baocheng Sentenced; Guangzhou National Security Police Launch New Crackdown; Entrepreneur Sun Dawu Detained; Chongqing Businessman Sentenced to 20 Years; Hong Kong Legislators Disqualified, Opposition Resigns; HK National Security Police Enter CUHK Campus; Three Days of Arrests of HK Dissidents

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An open letter to Chinese officials on the status of the Changsha Funeng 3

An open letter to Chinese officials on the status of the Changsha Funeng 3

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We are writing to express deep concern about the well-being of detained social service workers Cheng Yuan (程渊), Liu Dazhi (刘大志) and Wu Gejianxiong (吴葛健雄), who have dedicated themselves to assisting Chinese citizens to exercise their legal rights without discrimination.

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[Briefing] Disappeared Human Rights Lawyer Denied Bail; Hong Kong Politicians and Journalists Arrested

[Briefing] Disappeared Human Rights Lawyer Denied Bail; Hong Kong Politicians and Journalists Arrested

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Disappeared human rights lawyer Chang Weiping will not be released on bail; labor activist Ling Haobo had received an 18-month prison sentence; Hong Kong Police Force arrested 8 pro-democracy politicians and 3 journalists.

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Hong Kong: Police Must Release Activist Held on National Security Charges for Social Media Posts

Hong Kong: Police Must Release Activist Held on National Security Charges for Social Media Posts

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Hong Kong authorities must release student activist Tony Chung, who has been charged with “inciting secession” under the new National Security Law.

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