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’
- Thu, 02/26/2015 - 00:00
Government crackdowns on believers won’t bring the stability officials crave
- Thu, 02/12/2015 - 21:23
Aspiring to force an order of relations among nations in Asia that would center on China: This basic policy line of the administration of Chinese President Xi Jinping will most likely remain unchanged.