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China Ratifies ILO Treaties Ahead of UN Visit to Xinjiang

On Wednesday, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) voted to ratify two conventions on forced labor. The conventions were established by the International Labor Organization (ILO), which in February...

Police Violence Now Primary Concern of Hong Kong Protesters

The five demands put forth by protesters in Hong Kong in recent months include a full and impartial investigation into police brutality, following several incidents of violence in which protesters were injured. While the...

Amnesty Launches Chinese-Language Website

Though its websites have long been blocked in China, independent human rights organization Amnesty International has launched a new Chinese-language website in order to reach a wider audience. South China Morning...

China Still Global Leader in Death Penalty Use

Amnesty International released the 2012 “Death Sentences and Executions” report this week, showing that a global trend towards abolishing capital punishment is continuing. From Amnesty International’s press...

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