Among those recently detained are lawyers, university professors, prominent scholars, and students from China’s top universities.
The UN is urged to investigate allegations that China is detaining up to one million Turkic Muslims.
Uyghur professor Ilham Tohti was arrested five years ago and sentenced to life imprisonment for “separatism”.
The recent “China Media Bulletin” highlights five key trends in the Chinese Communist Party’s global media campaign.
60 rights groups are joining Google employees in calling for termination of Project Dragonfly, a censorship and surveillance equipped search engine in development for use in China.
Meng Hongwei, Interpol president and China’s vice-minister for public security, has been detained in China and is reportedly being investigated for corruption.
This statement was originally published on hrw.org on 9 September 2018. The Chinese government is conducting a mass, systematic campaign of human rights violations against Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang in northwestern China. The 117-page report, “‘Eradicating Ideological Viruses’: China’s Campaign of Repression Against Xinjiang’s Muslims,” presents new evidence of the Chinese government’s mass arbitrary detention, […]
The tech giant plans to return to China by reportedly launching a censored version of its search engine. Reporters Without Borders says this would deal a serious blow to the freedom to inform.
Liu Xia was placed under house arrest following the 2010 announcement that her husband Liu Xiaobo would be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Her home was guarded by security officers and she was prevented from communicating freely with the outside world.
China is the world’s biggest prison for journalists and citizen-journalists. NGOs want the EU to call for the release of notable prisoners including Liu Xia and Gui Minhai.
China is taking systematic steps to expand its surveillance of people and communication channels within and outside the country.
China ordered a ban on NeihanShequ, a popular app for jokes and riddles, arguing that Neihan content has become too “vulgar” and “banal”.
The citizen journalist has been held incommunicado for the past six months