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East Turkestan: Uyghur Dissident-In-Exile Calls for Increased International Pressure On China

  • Mon, 12/12/2016 - 20:10

A number of Chinese dissidents-in-exile called for a tougher US stance on Beijing's rights record. Among others, prominent Uyghur dissident-in-exile Rebiya Kadeer spoke out.

A Statement of Solidarity from a Tibetan, Uyghur, Southern Mongolian, and Chinese Activist

  • Fri, 12/09/2016 - 23:24

In 2016, for those under China’s rule, freedoms have continued on a steep downward spiral.

Ilham Tohti and the Situation of the Human Rights of the Uyghur

  • Fri, 12/09/2016 - 23:21

On the occasion of the International Day for Human Rights, the UNPO in cooperation with the Society for Threatened Peoples, Ilham Tohti Initiative and Bündnis 90/Die Grünen will be organising a conference in the Bayrischer Landtag in Munich on the 12 December 2016 entitled “Ilham Tohti and the Situation of the Human Rights of the Uyghur”.

Hearing on Dissidents Who Have Suffered for Human Rights in China: A Look Back and A Look Forward

  • Thu, 12/08/2016 - 18:15

Hearing on Dissidents Who Have Suffered for Human Rights in China: A Look Back and A Look Forward

Urumqi, in China’s Xinjiang region. The area has long been home to experiments in Internet surveillance and censorship. Credit Goh Chai Hin/Agence France-Presse

China imposes hefty fines for fake or harmful news in Xinjiang

  • Thu, 12/08/2016 - 18:10

China will fine anyone who spreads fake news in its western region of Xinjiang, state media has reported, as part of new measures to maintain stability in an area prone to ethnic unrest.

DISSIDENTS URGE TRUMP TO PRESS CHINA ON HUMAN RIGHTS

  • Thu, 12/08/2016 - 18:06

 Exiled Chinese dissidents on Wednesday urged President-elect Donald Trump to champion human rights in China and recognize self-governing Taiwan as "a full democratic country."

Madeleine Moon

International Human Rights Day

  • Wed, 12/07/2016 - 20:13

Madeleine Moon MP celebrates Human Rights Day by taking action in support of Ilham Totti

Dissidents Who Have Suffered for Human Rights in China: A Look Back and A Look Forward

  • Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:40

Concrete improvements in human rights and the rule of law in China are directly linked to the security and prosperity of both the American and Chinese people.

Police Confiscate Passports in Parts of Xinjiang, in Western China

  • Fri, 12/02/2016 - 22:53

Police officers in parts of the vast western Chinese region of Xinjiang have been ordering residents to hand over their passports since October, according to residents interviewed by telephone this week and online photographs of orders from local police departments.

Rishat Haji's grandmother Reyhannisa Haji is shown in an undated photo. Photo sent by an RFA listener

Xinjiang Police Hold Uyghur Hostage Against Brother’s ‘Crime’

  • Thu, 12/01/2016 - 20:56

Rishat Haji's older brother, who has disappeared in Turkey, is suspected of involvement in separatist activities.

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