- Fri, 07/17/2015 - 13:57
It’s known by the evocative term “refoulement” — the returning of refugees to the country whence they have escaped to avoid persecution that can involve violence, torture imprisonment and even death.
Disdain for International Human Rights Standards Causes Uyghurs to Flee China, the Same Contempt Forcibly Returns Them
- Thu, 07/16/2015 - 22:33
On July 8, the Thai government forcibly returned 109 Uyghur refugees to China. By delivering these individuals into the hands of their persecutors, Thailand contravened international law.
- Mon, 07/13/2015 - 18:46
After a barrage of condemnation from the United States, the European Union, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and a host of human rights groups, over the Thai government’s "forced deportation" of 109 Uighur men back to China, Beijing has come to Thailand's rescue.
- Tue, 06/23/2015 - 21:14
China's recent crackdown on its Muslim minority population will deepen resentment and further radicalisation.
- Tue, 06/09/2015 - 23:13
IT IS common for tyrants to claim that human rights are an “internal matter” and should not concern outsiders.
- Sat, 05/16/2015 - 08:53
Since 2013, China has been hyping its New Silk Road project. It launched a massive public relations campaign – which even held out the prospect of “Silk Road Tourism” – to turn the idea of a global transportation network into an incentive to cooperate with China and an expression of an Asian “community of destiny”.
- Wed, 04/22/2015 - 19:38
One of the government propaganda murals recently painted on walls next to a mosque in the Chinese Silk Road district of Kashgar portrays knife-wielding Uyghurs clad in black being crushed by a steamroller sporting the Chinese flag.
- Wed, 03/25/2015 - 17:31
The Chinese government has declared the Internet to be the new battlefield in its fight against "pornography and unlawful information."
- Tue, 03/10/2015 - 17:30
‘Chinese human rights defenders are facing the most severe crackdown since the Tiananmen massacre in 1989’