Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • US warns China will use Olympics to gloss over abuses

    The United States warned Wednesday that Beijing would use the Winter Olympics to gloss over abuses as it slapped sanctions on another Chinese official over treatment of the Falun Gong. ...

  • New Zealand leader Ardern takes tougher stance on China

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took a tougher stance on China's human rights record Monday by saying it was getting harder to reconcile differences as China's role in the world grows. ...

  • Human rights situation in Tibet continues to be grave: Report

    he human rights situation in Tibet remains disturbing, marked by persistent and grave human rights violations, deprivation, and abuses, reports the exile Tibetan rights group Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy. ...

  • China sanctions US and Canadian bodies over Xinjiang

    China on Saturday imposed sanctions against two American religious rights officials and one Canadian lawmaker in response to sanctions imposed by the United States and Canada over Xinjiang. ...

  • West sanctions China over Xinjiang abuses, Beijing hits back at EU

    The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden. ...

  • Canada calls on China to stop persecution of Uyghurs, Tibetans

    Conservative party of Canada has called on China to stop the persecution of people who practice their religion or belief including Christians, Tibetans and Uyghurs, saying Canada must stand behind those who advocate for religious freedom. ...

  • US condemns China at UN rights forum for abuse of Uyghurs, Tibetans

    The United States on Friday condemned China’s abuse of ethnic and religious minorities, including what it called “crimes against humanity and genocide” in Xinjiang against Muslim Uyghurs and severe restrictions in Tibet. ...

  • China for decades waged campaign to destroy Tibet’s proud culture, history: Nancy Pelosi

    China for decades has waged a campaign to destroy Tibet's proud culture and history, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has alleged, asserting that the US will continue to stand with the Tibetan people. ...

  • China rejects growing Western criticism at UN rights forum

    China hit back on Wednesday at growing criticism by Western powers of its treatment of ethnic minorities in the regions of Xinjiang and Tibet and of citizens in the former British colony of Hong Kong. ...

  • Canadian MPs say China’s treatment of Uyghurs is ‘genocide’

    Canadian MPs have voted to label Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang as genocide, a move angrily slammed by China on Tuesday as a "malicious provocation." ...