China Must Release Detained Crane Workers on Strike & Would-Be May 1st Protesters

China Must Release Detained Crane Workers on Strike & Would-Be May 1st Protesters

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CHRD urges the Chinese government to release citizens exercising their right to freedom of peaceful assembly, including many laborers, who police had intimidated and detained for planning protests and strikes around the May 1st International Labor Day.

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Xi Jinping’s “Cyber Sovereignty” Fast Eroding Space for Free Expression

Xi Jinping’s “Cyber Sovereignty” Fast Eroding Space for Free Expression

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Under Xi Jinping, the pace of expanding censorship and control over cyberspace has accelerated in the name of “cyber sovereignty.” Just in the past year, a flurry of measures has been proposed or implemented to increase police surveillance of the Internet under the guise of protecting “national security.”

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China Must Free Activist Zhen Jianghua & End Suppression of Human Rights Monitoring Groups

China Must Free Activist Zhen Jianghua & End Suppression of Human Rights Monitoring Groups

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The Chinese government must release activist Zhen Jianghua, an activist working with Human Rights Campaign in China (HRCC). Zhuhai police have formally arrested him on suspicion of “inciting subversion of state power,” according to his lawyer.

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Chen Jianfang & Li Xiaoling Named 2018 Recipients of Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders

Chen Jianfang & Li Xiaoling Named 2018 Recipients of Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders

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Human rights defenders Chen Jianfang and Li Xiaoling have been named the co-recipients of the fourth Cao Shunli Memorial Award for Human Rights Defenders. The two women defenders are recognized for their contributions in promoting human rights at the grassroots level in China. March 14 marks the fourth anniversary of (read more…)

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CHRD releases “Repression & Resilience: Annual Report on Situation of Human Rights Defenders in China (2017)”

CHRD releases “Repression & Resilience: Annual Report on Situation of Human Rights Defenders in China (2017)”

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Chinese human rights defenders demonstrated remarkable resilience in promoting and protecting human rights in the face of government repression, says CHRD in its annual report. Repression & Resilience documents the situation of human rights defenders in China in 2017.

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China Strips Rights Lawyers’ Licenses in Reprisal Against Their Push for Rule of Law

China Strips Rights Lawyers’ Licenses in Reprisal Against Their Push for Rule of Law

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Chinese authorities have stripped several human rights lawyers of their law licenses in recent months, sending a strong signal that the government will continue to punish lawyers who are not cowed into silence by the “July 2015 Crackdown.”

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China Must Release Wu Gan & Stop Treating Free Speech as an Act of Subversion

China Must Release Wu Gan & Stop Treating Free Speech as an Act of Subversion

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CHRD calls on the Chinese government to immediately and unconditionally release activist Wu Gan, who was handed an 8-year prison sentence in December in retaliation for exercising his right to free speech and assembly.

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Small Step Toward Accountability: US Sanctions Chinese Official Over Death of Cao Shunli

Small Step Toward Accountability: US Sanctions Chinese Official Over Death of Cao Shunli

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The US Government has designated Gao Yan (高岩) for sanctions under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act for his role in the death of Chinese activist Cao Shunli in March 2014, while he was the chief of the Chaoyang District Public Security Bureau Branch in Beijing.

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From Forced Evictions of Migrant Workers to Abused Children: Violations of Social & Economic Rights in China Refute the “China Development Model”

From Forced Evictions of Migrant Workers to Abused Children: Violations of Social & Economic Rights in China Refute the “China Development Model”

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Stakeholders in the international human rights community must vigilantly guard against China’s aggressive global campaign to weaken core international human rights norms, says CHRD to mark this year’s Human Rights Day on December 10.

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Free Jiang Tianyong & End Suppression on Lawyers

Free Jiang Tianyong & End Suppression on Lawyers

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China must immediately release prominent rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong, who received a two-year prison sentence on November 21, 2017 in retaliation for his defence of human rights and rule of law. His conviction is the latest in Xi Jinping’s ongoing attack on rights lawyers, which has raged since 2015.

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709 Defense Lawyer Li Yuhan Criminally Detained

709 Defense Lawyer Li Yuhan Criminally Detained

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Liaoning police detained human rights lawyer Li Yuhan (李昱函) on suspicion of unknown criminal charges. Li has been out of contact since October 9, since being taken away by police. She is being held in an unknown location and is at high risk torture and mistreatment.

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[CHRB] China: Stop Detaining Activists & Silencing Political Expression Around 19th CCP Congress (9/28-10/17/2017)

[CHRB] China: Stop Detaining Activists & Silencing Political Expression Around 19th CCP Congress (9/28-10/17/2017)

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Prior to CCP’s 19th Congress, Chinese police have seized activists and tightened control over political expression online, with CHRD documenting 14 criminal detentions and two cases of enforced disappearance.

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