Experts suggest that Chinese government routinely employs 'vast army of hackers' to carry out covert spying campaigns
- Wed, 03/06/2013 - 11:19
Andrew Bennett, Canadian Religious Office ambassador said that he will be visiting the generally forbidden countries suffering from lack of religious freedom and lack of freedom of conscience.
- Mon, 03/04/2013 - 20:14
A key element in the 2006 reform that replaced the Human Rights Commission with the Human Rights Council was the adoption of a new mechanism for examining the human rights records of all (currently 193) members of the United Nations: the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
- Mon, 03/04/2013 - 20:12
With a level of transparency not afforded by other jurisdictions, the high court of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region discloses annually the number of endangering state security (ESS) trials in the region.
- Wed, 02/27/2013 - 22:32
China may have been able to carve out quickly a large economic role for itself in Central Asia, but it will take a lot more than money for Beijing to solve some of its geopolitical dilemmas in the region, according to a report released today by the Brussels-based think tank International Crisis Group.
- Wed, 02/27/2013 - 22:22
In an open letter circulating on Chinese social media today, a group of more than 100 prominent individuals call on China’s government to immediately ratify the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, or ICCPR.
- Thu, 02/07/2013 - 19:39
Chinese firms will invest more than RM5 billion to build steel, aluminium and palm oil processing plants and expand a port in a new industrial zone on the Malaysian east coast, Malaysia announced yesterday.
- Thu, 02/07/2013 - 19:30
Human rights subcommittee studies illegal organ harvesting in China
- Fri, 02/01/2013 - 00:00
China’s human rights record remained poor in 2012, with minimal significant progress on political, civil, socio-economic, or cultural rights, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2013.
- Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:38
After the “Arab springs” and other protest movements that prompted many rises and falls in last year’s index, the 2013 Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index marks a return to a more usual configuration.