China Rebuked by 22 Nations Over Xinjiang

More than 20 countries have issued a joint statement this week condemning China’s mass detention program in Xinjiang in what is the first concerted international effort to...

Situation Still Dire for Rights Lawyers Four Years On...

This week marks the four year anniversary of the 709 “Black Friday” crackdown on human rights lawyers in China. Over 300 lawyers, law firm staff, and human rights activists...

HK Protests: Expanding Focus, Sustained Momentum

Protests in Hong Kong continued last weekend, with estimated turnout of close to a quarter of a million suggesting sustained momentum after last week’s controversial storming...

Underground Church Members Detail Crackdown

Last December, more than 100 adherents to the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu were detained in a crackdown on the underground congregation, including the pastor Wang Yi and...

China Losing Public Relations Battle With U.S.?

Chinese authorities have maintained strict control over the domestic narrative on the trade war by prohibiting websites from publishing related news and commentary and issuing...

Minitrue: Fury at Censorship of Tycoon’s Arrest...

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online.​ Everyone: no media, including new media, may report...