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Nov 15, 2016

Recent events in Xinjiang have generated a great deal of analysis and commentary. In particular, reports of violence have opened up the region to the attention of activists, journalists, academics and officials not familiar with the constituent people of Xinjiang. 

Friends and family of jailed Canadian Huseyin Celil, demand Chinese authorities return Celil to Canada unharmed in this 2006 protest
Nov 14, 2016

Amnesty International Oakville is hosting a movie screening on Monday, Nov. 14 to help bring more awareness to its mission to free prisoner of conscience Huseyin Celil.

Nov 14, 2016

China was the world’s worst abuser of internet freedom in the 2016 Freedom on the Net survey for the second consecutive year. Harsh punishments for expression and a deteriorating legal environment are significantly undermining civil society activism on the internet.

Nov 14, 2016

A year of fragmented censorship across Chinese live streaming applications

Meng Hongwei, China’s vice-minister of public security, was elected head of Interpol’s executive committee on Thursday © AP
Nov 10, 2016

Meng Hongwei is China’s vice-minister of public security

Nov 10, 2016

The World Uyghur Congress has released a new report, Forced Labour in East Turkestan: State-Sanctioned Hashar System, detailing the continued use of forced labour among with Uyghur population in East Turkestan

Chinese Vice Minister of Public Security Meng Hongwei was elected at Interpol's general assembly meeting
Nov 10, 2016

A top Chinese security minister has been elected president of the international crime fighting and police cooperation organization Interpol.

Nov 8, 2016

After beginning the third reading of the draft last week, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee has passed China’s first cybersecurity law amid resounding international protest.

 China passed a cybersecurity law on Monday to protect the country’s status as an ‘internet power’. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters
Nov 7, 2016

Legislation raises concerns foreign companies may need to hand over intellectual property and help security agencies in return for market access

Nov 5, 2016

Russia says it would be “complicated.”

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