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.
August 01, 2021
Jules Boykoff on a Beijing 2022 Boycott
By Catherine Putz
“China is no place for the Olympics, given that extreme human rights abuses in the country clash with principles enshrined in the Olympic Charter.”
July 09, 2021
China’s 709 Crackdown Is Still Going On
By William Nee
Since the mass arrests on July 9, 2015, the Chinese government has never eased up on its pressure against human rights lawyers.
May 06, 2021
China ‘in a Category by Itself’ of Religious Rights Violators
By Bonnie Girard
An interview with Gary Bauer, commissioner of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
May 03, 2021
New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Takes Tougher Stance on China
By Nick Perry
Ardern's unusually targeted comments against China followed growing diplomatic discontent with Wellington's stance.
April 23, 2021
Survey: US Public Supports Action on China’s Human Rights Abuses
By Carolyn Brueggemann, Josie Coyle, Justine Davis, Miriam Dawson, and Timothy S. Rich
The U.S. government frequently criticizes China’s government for human rights violations. What do Americans think?
March 26, 2021
How the Olympic Movement Can Resist Beijing’s Games
By Ben Lowsen
The world at large cannot expect the IOC to address every issue, but the issue of genocide is too great to ignore.
March 24, 2021
China Bashes US Over Racism, Inequality, Pandemic Response
By Ken Moritsugu
Beijing’s annual report on U.S. human rights violations took aim at systemic racial and economic inequality, among other issues.
February 26, 2021
Human Rights Concerns Continue to Dog 2022 Beijing Olympics
By Philip Citowicki
With less than a year to the Winter Olympics in Beijing, the calls for a boycott will only get louder.
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.
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.
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.