On Tuesday, International Human Rights Day, spokesperson Hua Chunying mounted a familiar defense of China’s rights record at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ regular press conference: Q: It’s the Human Rights...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 15, 2017
Human rights NGO Amnesty International has released an “urgent action” call for the...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 30, 2013
Chinese police have labeled Monday’s jeep crash and fire in Tiananmen Square a...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 20, 2009
The New York Times looks at the war of words between the Chinese government and Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer, who has enjoyed the international spotlight ever since China’s leaders blamed her for the violence in Urumqi...
by Paulina Hartono | Sep 25, 2009
According to news reports, Taiwan has stopped exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer from visiting the island. From Reuters: Kadeer, a former businesswoman who now leads exile group the World Uyghur Congress, wanted to come in...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 7, 2009
Three buildings in Urumqi owned and lived in by the family of exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer are to be demolished as reports of syringe attacks in the city continue, Reuters reports: The government ordered shops and...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 10, 2009
Tensions between Australia and China are high following the arrest of Australian citizen Stern Hu and a visit to Australia by exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer. After pressuring Melboure Film Festival organizers to cancel a...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 5, 2009
Following the release of a letter purportedly written by family members of Rebiya Kadeer which blamed her for the violence in Urumqi a month ago, the Chinese government is continuing the campaign by broadcasting interviews with...
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