China: Joint Letter to the Human Rights Council calling for a sustaining attention to human rights violations in China
- Fri, 02/17/2017 - 16:17
Number of human rights organisations writes a joint Letter to the UN Human Rights Council calling for a sustaining attention to human rights violations in China
- Thu, 02/16/2017 - 15:16
Report details use of torture by Chinese security agencies – including beatings, stress positions and sleep deprivation – to force activists to confess ‘crimes’
- Wed, 02/08/2017 - 15:50
China has proposed to further tighten control over the internet by setting up a new commission to vet hardware and internet services, Beijing's internet regulator said Tuesday.
- Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:47
A politely worded but testy debate has flared over a Vatican conference on human organ trafficking, with a group of ethicists warning that China will use the participation of its most senior transplant official to convince the world that it has overhauled its organ procurement system.
- Thu, 02/02/2017 - 17:41
The show typically comes in for an online roasting, but Communist Party media have told critics to tone it down this year.
- Tue, 01/31/2017 - 13:35
China's crackdown on media, religious groups & civil society continues
- Mon, 01/30/2017 - 16:51
China appeared to offer mild criticism on Monday of U.S. President Donald Trump's banning of entry of people from seven Muslim-majority countries, saying immigration policy was a sovereign right but "reasonable concerns" must be considered.
- Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:42
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued a notice on Sunday that it will strictly contain the unapproved use of virtual private networks (VPNs) by Chinese firms. Many Chinese internet users are concerned about the announcement and fear that it will further close off China’s internet from the rest of the world.
- Fri, 01/20/2017 - 18:34
Dissenting opinions were stifled as journalists were forced to comply with restrictions on their freedom in orchestrated press conferences and interviews
- Fri, 01/20/2017 - 18:31
From the time that President Xi Jinping said all party media “have the surname party”, the state media did not publish either dissenting voices or balanced reports of disasters or corruption.