It’s not just Dolkun Isa: India has barred at least eight other Chinese activists from its democracy conference
- Fri, 04/29/2016 - 20:43
Several Chinese human rights activists and dissidents based outside the country have been banned from traveling to India for a China-focused conference about democracy—sparking concerns that Delhi is bowing to Beijing when it comes to human rights issues.
- Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:24
Lu Jinghua, who fled to the US after the Tiananmen square crackdown, was not allowed to board her flight on 27 April with authorities informing her that her e-visa had been denied.
- Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:15
China is home to one of the world’s most restrictive media environments.
- Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:07
The Uyghur activist discusses the threat of Islamic terror in Central Asia, China’s dominance of the region, the need for greater global attention to the Uyghur cause and more.
- Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:01
The Chinese government must scrap a new law aimed at further smothering civil society, Amnesty International said today.
- Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:59
China took a major step on Thursday in President Xi Jinping’s drive to impose greater control and limit Western influences on Chinese society, as it passed a new law restricting the work of foreign organizations and their local partners, mainly through police supervision.
- Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:04
The first international conference tackling the rights of Uyghur refugees and asylum seekers was inaugurated yesterday [25 April 2016] in Berlin.
- Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:02
Ilham Tohti's family rely on handouts from friends as they struggle to make ends meet on his wife's small salary.
- Wed, 04/27/2016 - 17:00
A prominent Uighur scholar who is serving a life sentence for separatism in a Chinese prison was named on Wednesday as a finalist for a prestigious human rights award for trying to promote dialogue in the troubled Xinjiang region of China.
- Wed, 04/27/2016 - 16:57
Turkey will not allow its soil to be used for activities that damage China's security, the two countries' foreign ministers agreed on Wednesday, following recent disputes over China's Muslim Uighur ethnic minority that had soured ties.