April 2016

Ilham Tohti - Finalist - Martin Ennals Award 2016

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 - 21:15

Ilham Tohti is a renowned Uyghur public intellectual in the People’s Republic of China.

The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past and Present Challenges” Presentation in Berlin on April 25, 2016 by Henryk Szadziewski, Senior Researcher at UHRP

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 - 21:09

The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past and Present Challenges” Presentation in Berlin on April 25, 2016 by Henryk Szadziewski, Senior Researcher at UHRP

The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past and Present Challenges” Presentation in Berlin on April 25, 2016 by Alim Seytoff, Director of UHRP

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 - 21:07

The Rights of Uyghur Refugees: Past and Present Challenges” Presentation in Berlin on April 25, 2016 by Alim Seytoff, Director of UHRP

"I'm listening." (Reuters/China Daily)

It’s not just Dolkun Isa: India has barred at least eight other Chinese activists from its democracy conference

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 - 20:43

Several Chinese human rights activists and dissidents based outside the country have been banned from traveling to India for a China-focused conference about democracy—sparking concerns that Delhi is bowing to Beijing when it comes to human rights issues.

Posting a link to a news report of the visa cancellation of Dolkun Isa, Lu Jinghua said that she was convinced that China was behind her travails too. Credit: Jinghua’s Facebook page

After Dolkun Isa, Indian Visas Denied to Activists from China, Hong Kong

  • Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:24

Lu Jinghua, who fled to the US after the Tiananmen square crackdown, was not allowed to board her flight on 27 April with authorities informing her that her e-visa had been denied.

Image Credit: Financial Times

Freedom of the Press 2016

  • Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:15

China is home to one of the world’s most restrictive media environments.

File photo of an Uyghur demonstration in Washington DC. Credit: Malcolm Brown/CC BY-SA 2.0

India Should Have the Responsibility to Teach China Democracy, Says Dolkun Isa

  • Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:07

The Uyghur activist discusses the threat of Islamic terror in Central Asia, China’s dominance of the region, the need for greater global attention to the Uyghur cause and more.

The Dolkun Isa Visa Affair: India Mishandles China, Once Again

  • Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:03

India’s bungled handling of Dolkun Isa’s visa will have long-term ramifications for Delhi’s China policy.

China: Scrap Foreign NGO law aimed at choking civil society

  • Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:01

The Chinese government must scrap a new law aimed at further smothering civil society, Amnesty International said today.

An event by Greenpeace addressing climate change in Beijing, the capital, in 2009. The law subjects foreign groups to oversight by the police. Credit Elizabeth Dalziel/Associated Press

Clampdown in China Restricts 7,000 Foreign Organizations

  • Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:59

China took a major step on Thursday in President Xi Jinping’s drive to impose greater control and limit Western influences on Chinese society, as it passed a new law restricting the work of foreign organizations and their local partners, mainly through police supervision.

Pages