Advancing Human Rights in U.S.-China Relations

At ChinaFile, Human Rights Watch’s Nicholas Bequelin leads discussion of how the U.S. can best promote human rights in China. Other participants include Sharon Hom of Human Rights in China, rights researcher Joshua...

Teacher Detained for Earthquake Photos

From the BBC: Human Rights in China said Liu Shaokun had been ordered to serve a year of “re-education through labour”. Mr Liu was detained for “disseminating rumours and destroying social order”, the...

Lindsay Beck: U.S. rights activist says harassed in China

From The An American human rights activist said she was interrogated by Chinese state security and narrowly escaped detention in Beijing last month, the latest indication of a tightening climate for media and intellectuals. Sharon Hom, executive director for the New York-based Human Rights in China, told Reuters late on Sunday night that security […]



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