Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Pompeo says China’s policies on Muslims amount to ‘genocide’

    On his way out the door, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hit China with new sanctions by declaring that China’s policies on Muslims and ethnic minorities in western Xinjiang Province constitute a “genocide.” ...

  • US commission says China possibly committed ‘genocide’ against Xinjiang Muslims

    China has possibly committed “genocide” in its treatment of Uyghurs and other minority Muslims in its western region of Xinjiang, a bipartisan commission of the US Congress said in a report on Thursday. ...

  • Art for human rights exhibition held in Taiwan

    An art exhibition from a group of artists raising awareness about human rights issues was held in Taiwan for two weeks last month. Titled "Inside the Outsider", the exhibition brings awareness about human rights issues through art. ...

  • International court rejects Uyghur genocide complaint against China

    International Criminal Court prosecutors have rejected calls by exiled Uyghurs to investigate China for alleged genocide and crimes against humanity, the chief prosecutor's office said in a report on Monday. ...

  • As China restricts access to Tibet, US urges nations to make laws over it

    Slamming China for its "repressive" regime in Tibet, a top American diplomat has urged other countries to pass their own versions of a US law that calls for denying access to the US for Chinese officials known to be involved in restricting ...

  • Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam jailed

    Three prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were sentenced to jail Wednesday for a protest outside police headquarters as authorities stepped up a crackdown on opposition to tighten control by Beijing over the territory. ...

  • China criticizes pope over comment on Uyghur Muslim minority

    China criticized Pope Francis on Tuesday over a passage in his new book in which he mentions suffering by China’s Uyghur Muslim minority group. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Francis’ remarks had “no factual basis at all.” ...

  • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong in custody after guilty plea

    Three young Hong Kong dissidents including Joshua Wong were remanded into custody on Monday after pleading guilty to inciting a rally during last year's pro-democracy protests, deepening the crackdown against Beijing's critics. ...

  • US House of Representatives passes bipartisan resolution on Tibet

    A bipartisan resolution recognising the cultural and religious significance of an autonomous Tibet and seeking peaceful solutions to the conflict was passed by the US House of Representatives. ...

  • China committing crimes against humanity in Tibet, say exile Tibetans

    The sentencing of a Tibetan singer to six years in prison by the Chinese authorities for criticising repressive government policies, and the custodial death of a Tibetan mother of three, have exposed China's crimes against humanity in Tibet ...