Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • US red cards China over Xinjiang, Tibet and repression in Hong Kong

    US Deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman and Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi talked past each other with US raising all the red flag issues with China. Sherman raised the issue of genocide in Xinjiang, human right abuse in Tibet. ...

  • Indian activist Stan Swamy, jailed under terror law, dies

    Father Stan Swamy, a jailed Jesuit priest and longtime Indian tribal rights activist, died Monday in the western Indian city of Mumbai. He was 84. His lawyer and doctor told the Bombay High Court that Swamy died of cardiac arrest. ...

  • At Communist Party centenary, Xi says China won’t be bullied

    Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Thursday that anyone who tries to bully China “will face broken heads and bloodshed,” in a defiant speech hailing the country’s rise that elicited loud cheers from a carefully chosen crowd. ...

  • Apple Daily editorial writer arrested at Hong Kong’s airport

    An editorial writer of the now-defunct Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily was arrested at the airport on Sunday night while attempting to leave the city, local media reported. ...

  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan refuses to acknowledge China’s repression of Uyghurs

    Pakistan PM Imran Khan has defended his silence on reports about “genocide” of Uyghur Muslims in China by claiming that Islamabad discussed such matters with Beijing “behind closed doors”. ...

  • NATO leaders declare China a global security challenge

    NATO leaders targeted China in a strongly worded warning Monday, declaring the nation poses a constant security challenge, is trying to undermine world order and is working on nuclear missile development at a worrisome pace. ...

  • Why do Western countries always play the ‘Tibet card’?

    Tibet, a beautiful, mysterious place, has been a target of Western countries to stir up trouble for China. For the past 70 years, they have been wearing rose-tinted lens when looking at this sacred land. ...

  • China showcases Xinjiang’s economy to fight rights criticism

    China is showcasing economic development in its northwestern Xinjiang region to fight allegations of human rights abuses there. More than 1 million people have been held in a vast system of prison-like detention centres. ...

  • Vijay Kranti A Chinese fraud called “17-Point Agreement”

    The increasing belligerence of China, especially its opaqueness regarding the spread of the deadly Wuhan virus around the world, has the potential to be the battle of Waterloo for China’s communist leaders. ...

  • Protest outside Chinese embassy in London to mark Panchen Lama’s disappearance

    A protest was held outside the Chinese embassy in London to observe the 26th anniversary of the enforced disappearance of Tibetan Buddhism's 11th Panchen Lama. The demonstration was organised by NGOs -- Tibetan Community UK and Free Tibet. ...