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Unlawfully Imprisoned Woman At Risk of Torture

Unlawfully Imprisoned Woman At Risk of Torture

Buzainafu Abudourexiti returned to China in 2015 after spending two years studying Islam in Egypt. Amnesty International reports that in March 2017, authorities took her from her parents’ home in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, and sentenced her to five years in prison. Abudourexiti was pregnant at the time of her arrest, but is believed […]

Pelosi Visits Dalai Lama

Pelosi Visits Dalai Lama

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi traveled to India with a bi-partisan delegation to visit the spiritual leader The Dalai Lama and to shed light on the alleged human rights abuse of Tibetans. “As we visit His Holiness the Dalai Lama, our bipartisan delegation comes in his spirit of faith and peace. We come on this […]

China is World’s No. 1 Executioner

China is World’s No. 1 Executioner

China is known for being one of the most industrious and tech-forward counties in the world. But, where it really leads the world is an area they’d rather you not talk about. China outranks rest of the world in government-sanctioned executions, according to Amnesty International. The organization’s latest global report on the death penalty indicates […]

New Chinese Policy Forces Marginalized Uyghur People to Give Up Passports

New Chinese Policy Forces Marginalized Uyghur People to Give Up Passports

The distressing news of America (shamefully) electing New York billionaire Donald Trump as its next President at the beginning of this month has already traveled the world over. Since the election results, there has been an upsurge of attacks against already marginalized groups within the so-called “land of the free”: Immigrants, Hispanics, women, blacks, Muslims, […]

Swedish Activist Tells All About His 23-Day Stay in a Chinese Secret Prison

Swedish Activist Tells All About His 23-Day Stay in a Chinese Secret Prison

A prominent activist combatting human rights violations in China revealed the truth about his 23-day detention in a secret Chinese prison in an exclusive interview with the The New York Times Saturday. Peter Dahlin, a Swedish activist and co-founder of the nongovernmental organization Chinese Urgent Action Working Group, told of his stay in what is […]

Tiananmen Square Massacre Activists Write Open Letter Accusing China of Three Decades of ‘White Terror’

Tiananmen Square Massacre Activists Write Open Letter Accusing China of Three Decades of ‘White Terror’

This time each year for the past quarter-century, China’s communist government works tirelessly in its quest to suppress any outcry against the murderous actions it took in the early-morning hours of June 4, 1989 in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. Saturday marks the 27th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre in which the People’s Liberation Army swarmed […]

Daughter of Missing Hong Kong Bookseller To Testify in Washington

Daughter of Missing Hong Kong Bookseller To Testify in Washington

The daughter of one of the missing Hong Kong booksellers will testify before a United States committee Tuesday.  Angela Gui, daughter of Chinese publisher Gui Minhai, will speak before the U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China as a witness in the hearing with the theme “The Long Arm of China: Global Efforts to Silence Critics from […]

Tibetan Advocate Held in Secret for Weeks in China, Charged with ‘Inciting Separatism’

Tibetan Advocate Held in Secret for Weeks in China, Charged with ‘Inciting Separatism’

A Tibetan entrepreneur has been held in secret for weeks by Chinese authorities. Tashi Wangchuk, 30, is not a murderer, he is not a thief; he is not a violent offender of any sort. No, Mr. Tashi is actually a fierce advocate for bilingual schools across the Tibetan regions of China – and this apparently […]

China Shuts Down Legal-Aid Center for Women

China Shuts Down Legal-Aid Center for Women

In the latest episode of China’s crackdown on human rights lawyers and activists, authorities have shut down a prominent women’s legal-aid center in Beijing. The Zhongze Women’s Legal Counseling and Service Center came under fire by Chinese authorities. “It looks like they are trying to crush all people with any influence, as far as well-known people […]

Rule-of-Law Campaign or More Lawlessness in China?

Rule-of-Law Campaign or More Lawlessness in China?

What China’s state-run media calls a rule-of-law campaign, some are calling a blatant injustice that is paving the way for the country’s biggest attack on free thinking in decades. Civil rights lawyers, activists and journalists have in recent years been detained for speaking out against the government’s policies and challenging its tactics. Their punishments have […]