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A mural is on display at the Container Yard for an Art for Amnesty event in Los Angeles, Calif. on Dec. 10. (Sarah Le/Epoch Times)
Dec 13, 2016

Renowned Uyghur economics scholar Ilham Tohti is serving a life sentence in China on charges of “separatism,” while thousands of human rights activists around the world are showing him support and raising awareness of his case.

Dec 13, 2016

with request for inclusion in the agenda for a debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law pursuant to Rule 135 of the Rules of Procedure on the cases of the Larung Gar Tibetan Buddhist Academy and Ilham Tohti

Dec 13, 2016

176 out of 180 countries in the world rankings in 2016

Chen Quanguo, centre, has implemented many policies in his three months as party chief of Xinjiang that he also oversaw in the same position in Tibet. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Dec 12, 2016

24/7 police surveillance and spying neighbours are familiar to residents of Chen Quanguo’s last post

Dec 12, 2016

A number of Chinese dissidents-in-exile called for a tougher US stance on Beijing's rights record. Among others, prominent Uyghur dissident-in-exile Rebiya Kadeer spoke out.

China is pushing for greater ideological conformity in schools and universities. Shown here, students before wushu practice at the Tagou martial arts school in Dengfeng in October. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images)
Dec 12, 2016

Universities must be strongholds for the Communist Party, President Xi Jinping says, while schools are on the front line of the battle against the infiltration of “hostile” foreign forces and their “subversive” ideas.

President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening ceremony of the 2nd annual World Internet Conference in Jiaxing, China on December 16, 2015. © 2015 Reuters
Dec 12, 2016

Do Chinese authorities need more laws to surveil people? From the earliest days of the Chinese Communist Party, authorities have kept the closest of eyes on all behavior for signs of dissent. 

Dec 9, 2016

In 2016, for those under China’s rule, freedoms have continued on a steep downward spiral.

Dec 9, 2016

On the occasion of the International Day for Human Rights, the UNPO in cooperation with the Society for Threatened Peoples, Ilham Tohti Initiative and Bündnis 90/Die Grünen will be organising a conference in the Bayrischer Landtag in Munich on the 12 December 2016 entitled “Ilham Tohti and the Situation of the Human Rights of the Uyghur”.

Dec 9, 2016

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2016 STATEMENT from the Embassy of United States in Beijing, China

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