August 18, 2020
Will the ILO Defend China’s Uyghurs?
By Andrew Samet
Uniquely of all U.N. agencies, the ILO has the capacity to act without consensus, or in this case agreement from China.
August 17, 2020
Slovakia: A New Challenger of China’s Human Rights Record?
By Matej Šimalčík
A small state in Central Europe is emerging as a loud critic of China’s human rights violations.
August 17, 2020
Confessions of a Xinjiang Camp Teacher
By Ruth Ingram
Qelbinur Sedik reveals the horrors she witnessed in the camps, where she was forced to teach Mandarin in 2017.
August 08, 2020
China’s Human Rights Abuses Invite US Leadership
By Pierfilippo M. Natta
The oppression in Xinjiang is a test as to whether nations actually adhere to the principle of Responsibility to Protect.
July 21, 2020
Can China Use LGBTQ Rights to Bolster Its Human Rights Reputation?
By Jo Kim
LGBTQ issues are one of the few rights areas where some discussion and dissent is allowed.
July 16, 2020
China’s Activists Mourn the Loss of Hong Kong’s Glimmer of Hope
By Diana Fu and Sida Liu
Chinese grassroots activists looked to Hong Kong for inspiration. Now Hong Kongers must learn from mainlanders how to confront a paranoid regime.
July 10, 2020
US Enacts Magnitsky Sanctions on Chinese Officials for Xinjiang Abuses
By Shannon Tiezzi
After years of pressure from Congress and human rights activists, Washington has enacted sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the crackdown on Uyghurs.
June 30, 2020
With Support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ China Crosses a Thin Line
By Jo Kim
Beijing’s propaganda use of the anti-racism movement risks backfiring.
June 18, 2020
Trump Signs Uyghur Human Rights Act Into Law
By Eleanor Albert
Trump signed a law sanctioning Chinese officials responsible for anti-Uyghur policies even as allegations leaked that the U.S. president had encouraged China in the constriction of detention camps.
June 16, 2020
Before the Tiananmen Massacre, Uyghurs Led Their Own Protest
By Dolkun Isa
Remembering the 1988 demonstration that changed the course of the Uyghur rights movement.
June 04, 2020
In Hong Kong, Remembering Tiananmen Is Now Forbidden
By Thor Halvorssen
Xi Jinping is hoping that the world will forget the Tiananmen Massacre just in time to stifle a new generation agitating for democratic reform.
April 23, 2020
Wang Quanzhang and China’s ‘Non-Release Release’
By Jerome A. Cohen
Wang, a rights lawyer, was released from prison on April 5. So why hasn't he been allowed to go home?