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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[Briefing] Police Forcibly Disappear Rights Lawyer, Activist & Pastor; Publisher Geng Xiaonan Arrested

[Briefing] Police Forcibly Disappear Rights Lawyer, Activist & Pastor; Publisher Geng Xiaonan Arrested

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Geng Xiaonan Arrested; He Fangmei Disappeared; Chang Weiping Disappeared into RSDL; Pastor Missing; Activist Yuan Bing Forced to Submit to Miometric Data Collection after Prison Release; CCP Official Accused of “Slandering” the Party

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Global Call for Release of 12 Hong Kong Activists and Action from World Governments

Global Call for Release of 12 Hong Kong Activists and Action from World Governments

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We, the undersigned, condemn the arrest and detention of the 12 Hongkonger activists who are currently being held in incommunicado detention in mainland China, including three who were under 18 years old at the time of their arrest.

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China’s Disqualifying Human Rights Record: UPR Mid-Term Assessment Finds China Unfit for Human Rights Council Membership

China’s Disqualifying Human Rights Record: UPR Mid-Term Assessment Finds China Unfit for Human Rights Council Membership

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Voting for China to sit on the Human Rights Council would squander an opportunity to hold the government accountable for its rights abuses and further damage the credibility of the world’s only multilateral political body addressing human rights issues globally.

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[Briefing] Chinese Courts Punish Peaceful Expression while Environmental Activists Detained and 12 Hongkongers Charged

[Briefing] Chinese Courts Punish Peaceful Expression while Environmental Activists Detained and 12 Hongkongers Charged

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7-year prison sentence for selling Christian books online; Ren Zhiqiang sentenced to 18-years for criticizing Xi Jinping; Chen Jianfang reportedly sentenced to 3-years for tribute to Cao Shunli; environmental activists arrested in Ningxia after accusing police of sheltering poachers

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