Rights activist Ji released from prison in April after serving four and a half years on fabricated charges of “gathering a crowd to disrupt public order” .
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Chinese authorities should immediately release Tibetan monks and other peaceful critics arbitrarily imprisoned since 2008 protests across Tibetan plateau.
Imagine calling a friend.Instead of hearing a ring tone you hear a police siren, and then a voice intoning, “Be careful in your dealings with this person.”
Tens of thousands of North Korean women and girls are trafficked and sold into the sex trade in China where they are forced to endure systemic rape.
Each week for the last five or six years, a man named Alan crosses into mainland China to work on sales for a packaging factory.
Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong was sent back to jail Thursday over his role in leading the 2014 pro-democracy street protests.
In the Chinese Communist Party’s drive to erase markers of Uyghur identity, the Uyghur language is a target because it is a Turkic language.
In a dozen countries across Africa, governments have put laws that “improperly constrain” nongovernmental organizations and imperil civil society.
For years, Xinjiang has been a testbed for the Chinese government’s novel digital and physical surveillance tactics, as well as human rights abuses.
Human Rights Watch got their hands on an app used by Chinese authorities in the western Xinjiang region to track and categorize the entire local population.