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Can China Change the Definition of Human Rights?
February 23, 2021

Can China Change the Definition of Human Rights?

By Shannon Tiezzi
In a speech to the U.N. Human Rights Council, China’s foreign minister gave China’s preferred spin to the concept.

Will the EU-China Investment Agreement Survive Parliament’s Scrutiny?
January 27, 2021

Will the EU-China Investment Agreement Survive Parliament’s Scrutiny?

By Zsuzsa Anna Ferenczy
A look at the remaining process for the CAI and the crucial role of the European Parliament, which could still vote the deal down.
China-EU Investment Deal Sparks Backlash Over Rights Concerns
January 13, 2021

China-EU Investment Deal Sparks Backlash Over Rights Concerns

By Shannon Tiezzi
Civil society organizations and members of the European Parliament alike are objecting to the deal amid China's continuing crackdowns in Xinjiang and Hong Kong.

IOC Accused of Ignoring Human Rights for 2022 Beijing Games
December 17, 2020

IOC Accused of Ignoring Human Rights for 2022 Beijing Games

By Associated Press
A minority rights coalition says the Olympic body has "turned a blind eye" to large-scale human rights abuses.

To Fight the Next Pandemic, the World Needs Chinese Activists
November 13, 2020

To Fight the Next Pandemic, the World Needs Chinese Activists

By Sara L.M. Davis, Shen Tingting, and Lu Jun
The CCP’s sweeping crackdowns on civil society have left the whole world vulnerable.

Beijing 2022 Olympics: Stop the ‘Genocide Games’ 
November 11, 2020

Beijing 2022 Olympics: Stop the ‘Genocide Games’ 

By Dorjee Tseten, Zumretay Arkin, Teng Biao, and Frances Hui
A Tibetan, Uyghur, Hong Konger, and Chinese rights lawyer urge the IOC to rethink giving China a platform through the Winter Olympics.

Why Is India Silent on China’s Human Rights Record at the UN?
October 27, 2020

Why Is India Silent on China’s Human Rights Record at the UN?

By Arkoprabho Hazra
New Delhi’s domestic compulsions shouldn’t prevent it from taking a harsher line on China’s human rights abuses.
China’s Barbarity Toward Uyghur Families Should Shock Our Consciousness and Spur Action
October 22, 2020

China’s Barbarity Toward Uyghur Families Should Shock Our Consciousness and Spur Action

By Omer Kanat
Imagine not knowing the whereabouts and condition of your parents, children, brothers, sisters. For many Uyghurs abroad, that is the daily reality.

Australian Parliament to Debate a Beijing Olympics Boycott
October 21, 2020

Australian Parliament to Debate a Beijing Olympics Boycott

By Philip Citowicki
Next month the Senate will debate Australia’s participation in the 2022 Winter Olympics amid growing outcry over China’s human rights violations.

In New York, Protesters Mark ‘Global Day of Action’ Against the CCP
October 19, 2020

In New York, Protesters Mark ‘Global Day of Action’ Against the CCP

By Wilder Alejandro Sanchez
 The October 1 gathering brought together Uyghurs, Mongolians, Tibetans, Kazakhs, and their supporters.

Which Countries Support China on Hong Kong’s National Security Law?
October 09, 2020

Which Countries Support China on Hong Kong’s National Security Law?

By Shannon Tiezzi
A recent U.N. statement saw 54 countries backing China’s Hong Kong policy, against 39 voicing concern in a rival bloc.
A Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics Would Work
October 07, 2020

A Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics Would Work

By Shannon Tiezzi
There is a massive overlap between Western liberal democracies and medal contenders in the Winter Games – enough to gut Beijing’s Olympic dreams.

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