U.S. and Chinese officials convene in Washington later this week for a new round of what has been a sporadic bilateral human rights dialogue. Some U.S. human rights advocates are skeptical about the dialogue process.
An ethnic Uyghur photographer detained shortly after publishing an anti-Chinese article online has gone missing and appears to be under arrest, according to knowledgeable sources in the western city of Kashgar who asked not to be identified.
New Haven attorney Elizabeth P. Gilson didn’t know what she was getting into. In 2005, she had read newspaper reports about lawyers traveling to the detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to help prisoners the government suspected of being enemy combatants. Lawyers were trying to file habeas petitions on behalf of prisoners to find out why they were incarcerated.
China has pledged millions of dollars in new aid to the Cambodian military, just weeks after the United States froze a planned delivery of military trucks to the Southeast Asian country, officials said.
A new report from the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), To Strike The Strongest Blow: Questions Remain Over Crackdown On 2009 Unrest In Urumchi, details widespread human rights violations committed by the People’s Republic of China in the wake of unrest in Urumchi on July 5, 2009.