Following today's announcement in the Chinese state media that "full Internet access" has been restored in East Turkestan, the Uyghur American Association (UAA) calls upon the international community to remember the many Uyghur website administrators, bloggers and journalists who have been detained since July 5, 2009, many of whom remain in detention.
Years of negotiations with Beijing have achieved little for the Tibetan people, the Dalai Lama said Friday, though he insisted that talks still needed to press ahead and that the Chinese leadership could _ eventually _ soften its stand on Tibet.
As U.S. officials prepare to welcome Chinese officials for a “Human Rights Dialogue,” human rights advocates are raising doubts about whether anything constructive will come out of the private meetings.
On the eve of the U.S.- China Human Rights Dialogue, ChinaAid has partnered with fifteen other concerned organizations to call for justice on behalf of Uyghur Christian Alimujiang Yimiti, sentenced to 15 years in prison for his faith.
Beijing-based academic Kaiser Kuo will bravely step into a local political storm in a series of televised debates this week as one of the few voices arguing that some forms of internet censorship can be justified.
The WUC and UHRP have jointly submitted an alternative report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) for consideration during the 56th session of the Committee from November 9 to December 9, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland.