Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition law

    Huge crowds thronged Hong Kong on Sunday as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the pro-Beijing leadership. ...

  • Beyond Beijing: 1989 in Changsha

    Thirty years ago, the CCP’s army massacred peaceful demonstrators on Tian’anmen square, putting an end to a nationwide protest movement. Andréa Worden remembers 1989 in Changsha and Beijing. ...

  • On 30th anniversary, China says Tiananmen crackdown was ‘correct’ policy

    China on Sunday defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a public acknowledgement of the event, days before its 30th anniversary, saying it was the "correct" policy. ...

  • Uyghur freedom fighter Rebiya Kadeer given Free Spirit Award 2018

    Prominent Uyghur freedom fighter Rebiya Kadeer has been named the recipient of the Free Spirit Award 2018 during an event in McLeod Ganj. ...

  • UN chief raised Uyghurs plight with Chinese authorities

    Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of an estimated 1 million Uyghurs incarcerated in re-education camps in China with Chinese authorities during a recent visit to Beijing. ...

  • Huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition plan

    Tens of thousands of people hit Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest against a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, the crowds swollen by anger. ...

  • Julian Assange arrested in London after 7 years in Ecuador embassy

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Journalism is a service: Journalists must be allowed to function freely

    Nair spoke about the hardships journalists in India today face, especially if they are investigative journalists. He said India ranked low on the Press Freedom Index. ...

  • US Tibet Act interferes with China’s internal affairs

    China's Foreign Ministry slammed the US Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act (RATA), saying it "has severely violated the basic codes of international relations and is a violent interference. ...

  • China denounces US Tibet report as ‘full of prejudice’

    Beijing on Tuesday denounced a US report accusing the Chinese government of impeding access to Tibet as "full of prejudice" and warned that continued interference in the Himalayan region. ...