China Human Rights
May 27, 2023
Rights Group: Uyghur Student Missing in Hong Kong, Feared Detained
By Kanis Leung
Abuduwaili Abudureheman has gone missing after texting that he was interrogated by police at Hong Kong’s airport.
April 10, 2023
Xu Zhiyong and the Mighty Pen
By Angeli Datt
Chinese writer and activist Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to 14 years in prison for writing and advocating for a “A Beautiful China.”
February 11, 2023
How China Tries to Bamboozle the United Nations
By William Nee
At Geneva next week, the Chinese government will try to convince a U.N. committee that it is a paragon of economic, social, and cultural rights.
February 08, 2023
Two Ways Indonesia is Helping China Persecute the Uyghurs
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Yeta Purnama
Jakarta has been vocal in its defense of the Rohingya and the Palestinians. So why is it being so cautious about the situation in China's Xinjiang region?
November 29, 2022
China and Iran at the Tipping Point
By Maryam Nayeb Yazdi and Jianli Yang
The people of Iran and China are at a make-or-break point in their history, and the West’s values-based diplomacy is the key to their fate.
October 14, 2022
Xi Jinping Has Critics in China. They Have Paid a Steep Price.
By William Nee
Human rights defenders in China face arrest and lengthy detention for calling out Xi’s mistakes.
June 13, 2022
The Steep Cost of Bachelet’s Visit to China
By Patrizia Cogo and Lukian De Boni
Engaging with China on human rights risks legitimizing Beijing’s narratives – whether intentionally or not.
May 25, 2022
China Claims Sabotage as UN Rights Official Visits Xinjiang
By Associated Press
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is in China, the first such trip since 2005, to investigate abuses against Muslim minorities.
December 14, 2021
New Zealand’s Mixed Messaging on the Beijing Olympic Boycott
By Christopher Edward Carroll
New Zealanders and traditional allies alike are looking for a strong stance from the Ardern government.
December 03, 2021
WTA Pulls Its Tournaments From China Over Concerns for Peng Shuai
By Howard Fendrich
The Women’s Tennis Association said it would not conduct business in China until it was satisfied that Peng was “truly safe and free” and her accusation of sexual assault was being investigated.
October 29, 2021
The G-20 Can’t Ignore the World’s China Problem
By Nathan Law and Rahima Mahmut
A regime that is allowed to commit genocide and violate international agreements with impunity is a regime that will be emboldened to continue to commit atrocity crimes and threaten others beyond its borders.
August 03, 2021
Repression by Any Other Name: Xinjiang and the Genocide Debate
By Martin S. Flaherty
Is what’s going on in Xinjiang genocide? The answer is a qualified yes, but no hedging is needed for the equally serious accusation of crimes against humanity.
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