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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."

Interpol: a tool for China’s political persecutions?

  • Wed, 12/07/2016 - 20:22

China is more likely to use Interpol to hunt down corrupt officials than political dissidents, Jie Chen writes.

FILE - Police officers secure the area around Beijing's Great Hall of the People, March 3, 2016. Proposed changes to China's police law would give officers more discretion over using firearms.

Draft Law Expands Chinese Police Discretion on Gun Use

  • Wed, 12/07/2016 - 20:19

Proposed changes to China’s policing law would grant officers greater discretionary power to use firearms in cases involving public and national security, a step that some activists contend could diminish human rights protections.

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

“Special Measures” Detention and Torture in the Chinese Communist Party’s Shuanggui System

  • Tue, 12/06/2016 - 19:06

In late 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping launched a “war on corruption,” promising to purge the government and Chinese Communist Party of the endemic problem by netting both “tigers and flies,” and by “reining in power in a cage” of laws and regulations.

Q&A: Russia, China Swapping Cybersecurity, Censorship Tips

  • Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:43

A series of joint events by Russia and China on cybersecurity has prompted speculation that Moscow is looking to the architect of the Great Firewall of China for inspiration on how to censor and otherwise regulate the Internet.

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.

This image shows troops confronting unarmed local Tibetans in Garchung Village in Dathang Township, Driru county, Nagchu, demonstrating the disproportionate use of force in the ‘stability maintenance’ drive that leads to psychological stress for armed police according to the document detailed in this report. It depicts unrest in Driru, Nagchu, the TAR, followed a drive to enforce loyalty to the CCP through compelling the display of the Chinese flag as part of the Party’s strategy to intensify control across

ICT Inside Tibet: Rare admission of psychological impact on troops involved in counter-terror, oppressive policies

  • Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:20

A rare admission of psychological problems among police officers involved in implementing oppressive policies in the PRC, including trauma linked to the imposition of ‘stability maintenance’ and counter-terror policies, is made in a document obtained by ICT and published by a People’s Armed Police University College.

One App, Two Systems: How WeChat uses one censorship policy in China and another internationally

  • Fri, 12/02/2016 - 23:10

WeChat encompasses more than just text, voice, and video chat; it includes a rich set of features such as gaming, mobile payments, and ride hailing, which make it more of a lifestyle platform than a mere chat app.

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.

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