Last week, the U.N. Human Rights Council began its 53rd session in Geneva, where country representatives will spend four weeks scrutinizing one anothers’ human rights records. China is a major presence, given the former U.N....
UN Human Rights Council
Oct 7, 2022
On Thursday, the U.N. Human Rights Council voted against a motion to debate the human rights situation in Xinjiang. The vote, occurring one month after then-U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet released a...
Sep 23, 2022
China has taken center stage at two major events currently taking place at the UN: the 51st session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, and the annual meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York. Many Western developed...
Aug 19, 2022
A report released this week by UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery Tomoya Obokata stated that it is “reasonable to conclude” that there is forced labor in Xinjiang, and that certain instances of it “may amount...
Oct 7, 2021
More evidence is accumulating on torture in Xinjiang’s mass internment camps, referred to by the Chinese government as “Vocational Education and Training Centers.” New testimony from a former Chinese police detective and...
UN Human Rights Council Report Cites Intimidation, Reprisals against Chinese Activists Who Cooperate with the UN
Sep 29, 2021
A September 17 advance report from the UN Human Rights Council notes that the Chinese government has engaged in intimidation and reprisals against activists who have cooperated with the United Nations on human rights issues...
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