16 NGOs Call on UN Member States to Hold China Accountable at Human Rights Council for Persecuting Rights Defenders

16 NGOs Call on UN Member States to Hold China Accountable at Human Rights Council for Persecuting Rights Defenders

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A group of NGOs have sent a letter to UN members states calling for action at the 42nd Session of the Human Rights Council over the Chinese government’s jailing of many human rights defenders protecting economic, social and cultural rights, and closure of civil society organizations promoting equal protection of (read more…)

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UN Member States: Vote “No” and End China’s Membership on UN Human Rights Council

UN Member States: Vote “No” and End China’s Membership on UN Human Rights Council

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CHRD urges UN Member States to vote against China’s re-election to the Human Rights Council on October 28 at the UN headquarters in New York. States should vote according to international human rights standards, and take into consideration China’s rapidly deteriorating human rights situation.

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China: Open letter to States for joint action to address worsening crackdown on human rights defenders and lawyers

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10 August 2015 To: Permanent Representatives of Member States and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council   China: Open letter to States for  joint  action to address worsening crackdown on human  rights defenders and lawyers   Your Excellency, We urge your delegation to make statements, both jointly and (read more…)

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Chinese Government Lacks the Qualifications for Membership on UN Human Rights Council

Chinese Government Lacks the Qualifications for Membership on UN Human Rights Council

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Chinese Human Rights Defenders is concerned that the government of China, which is seeking a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) for a third time, has clearly failed to comply with the standards established by the UN General Assembly. CHRD urges UN Member States to take into (read more…)

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