China’s communist party is an authoritarian regime that has no regard for human rights. 2022 is set to be a particularly dire year for human rights in China. NCHRD had this information. Here is an excerpt:
In a series of calculated moves, taking advantage of a lull in international attention during the holiday period between Christmas and New Year, the Chinese authorities rushed through a number of acts in violation of human rights in the areas of freedom of expression, press freedom, and religious freedom. In Hong Kong, over 200 police officers raided one of the last remaining independent news outlets, Stand News. On the Mainland, authorities subjected a prominent dissident intellectual, Guo Feixiong, and human rights lawyer, Tang Jitian, to enforced disappearance, put on trial five Christians, a human rights activist, and a human rights lawyer.
Taken together, these acts of human rights violations signal that there will be little change in 2022 from the bleak human rights situation in 2021.
CHRD urges the Chinese government to end its assault on press freedom in HK, its religious persecution, and prosecution of human rights defenders.
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