Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Exile Tibetans mourn death of political prisoner Kunchok Jinpa

    Tibetans in McLeod Ganj held a candlelight vigil to mourn the death of Tibetan Kunchok Jinpa, from Driru in eastern Tibet, who had been sentenced to 21 years' imprisonment for a peaceful protest against a Chinese forced flag-raising campaig ...

  • Biden says China to face repercussions on human rights

    China will pay a price for its human rights abuses, US President Joe Biden warned on Tuesday, responding to queries at a televised event on the Asian nation’s handling of Muslim minorities in its far western region of Xinjiang. ...

  • Women detained in China’s Xinjiang allegedly raped, sexually abused: BBC

    Women in China’s system of detention camps for ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims in its western region of Xinjiang were subject to rape, sexual abuse and torture, according to a BBC report on Wednesday. ...

  • Exile Tibetans mourn teenager’s death in Kardze

    Exile Tibetans in McLeod Ganj marched in a candlelight vigil to mourn and protest the death of 19-year-old Tibetan monk Tenzin Nyima in Tibet after being severely beaten and tortured for a peaceful protest against Chinese rule in Tibet. ...

  • 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. ...