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Nine representatives from China’s Tibetan, Uyghur and Han ethnic groups visit the White House to discuss religious freedom in China with U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice in Washington, Aug. 30, 2016. Photo courtesy of Bob Fu

Frustration Mounts Over China's Rights Record Ahead of G20 Summit

  • Thu, 09/01/2016 - 21:34

A prominent rights activist and website founder is missing and presumed detained in the central province of Hubei

China's President XI Jinping and President Barack Obama in Washington D.C. in 2015.

CHINA: President Obama – Raise Religious Freedom on G20 Trip

  • Thu, 09/01/2016 - 21:16

Religious freedom conditions in China have deteriorated under the leadership of President Xi Jinping.  

A G20 summit billboard in Hangzhou, China. © 2016 Reuters

China: G20 Leaders Should Urge End to Crackdown

  • Thu, 09/01/2016 - 21:07

Nongovernmental Groups Given Limited Access to Hangzhou Meeting

Human rights lawyer Teng Biao says China is experiencing its worst human rights crackdown since the Tiananmen massacre in 1989. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Chinese dissidents urge Obama to press Xi Jinping on human rights at G20

  • Wed, 08/31/2016 - 22:03

Activists say Chinese president has presided over dramatic offensive against Communist party’s opponents since taking power

Hostels in southern China told to refuse guests from five Middle Eastern and Asian nations

  • Thu, 08/25/2016 - 18:16

Nationals from Afghanistan, Turkey, Iraq, Syria and Pakistan won’t be allowed to stay in smaller facilities in Guangzhou starting from this week ‘to reduce security risks’

China: “Poverty alleviation needs to be accompanied by accountability” – UN expert on extreme poverty and human rights

  • Tue, 08/23/2016 - 20:37

BEIJING / GENEVA (23 August 2016) – China has made huge progress in poverty alleviation, but it also needs to put in place meaningful accountability mechanisms that citizens can use when their righ

The slow creep and chilling effect of China's censorship

  • Mon, 08/22/2016 - 21:57

In China, fear and intimidation are leading some to self-censor online.

Church-goers are security checked by police as they arrive to worship in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, host city of the G20 summit, in undated photo.

Groups Call For Human Rights Pressure on China Ahead of Hangzhou G20

  • Tue, 08/16/2016 - 19:37

Local residents say city-wide security checks and closures in host city Hangzhou are a 'nuisance.'

At the G20 Summit in Hangzhou in September, foreign heads of state have the opportunity to question Chinese leaders about human rights abuses.

G20 Heads of State Must Not Ignore China’s Worsening Human Rights

  • Mon, 08/15/2016 - 18:03

An Open Letter to Leaders of G20 Countries Attending Summit in Hangzhou

Authorities tear down a cross from a Protestant church in Hangzhou's Dingqiao township, Dec. 19, 2014.

U.S. State Department Reports on Religious Freedom

  • Fri, 08/12/2016 - 18:53

The annual report finds that China, Vietnam, Myanmar and North Korea all have issues with religious practices.

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