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FILE PHOTO: Security cameras are attached to a pole in front of the giant portrait of former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong on Beijing's Tiananmen Square, near the Great Hall of the People where the 18th National Party Congress (NPC) is currently being held, November 11, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray
Sep 5, 2017

Beijing is waging a campaign of harassment against Chinese activists who seek to testify at the United Nations about repression, while the world body sometimes turns a blind eye or is even complicit, Human Rights Watch said.

Sep 5, 2017

Leaders in Beijing have avoided opprobrium for appalling actions on their behalf.

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech in the Palais des Nations at the United Nations in Geneva, January 18, 2017. © 2017 Denis Balibouse/Reuters
Sep 5, 2017

Beijing Should End Campaign to Weaken Vital Rights Mechanisms

Students at a primary school in Shanghai last year.
Sep 5, 2017

The Chinese Ministry of Education revised national liberal arts textbooks to cultivate love for the Communist Party.

Uighur Muslims continue to face restrictions on their religious practice from Chinese authorities (Reuters)
Sep 2, 2017

Increased restrictions on Uighurs by Beijing have forced many to seek alternative routes to join pilgrimage

Uyghur imams were forced to dance and tell children that prayer was harmful for the soul.
Aug 31, 2017

As millions of Muslims worldwide prepare for the Hajj, those hoping to independently undertake the journey from China are more likely to end up in jail than in Saudi Arabia.

A Uyghur student sits at a restaurant table in Cairo while police detain others behind him.
Aug 31, 2017

Authorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang have detained dozens of Kazakhs in a crackdown on devout Muslims or those with links overseas since May.

Activists in Hong Kong protest on behalf of Liu Xia, widow of dissident Liu Xiaobo, who remains incommunicado seven weeks after her Nobel laureate husband's death, Aug. 30, 2017.
Aug 31, 2017

Peaceful dissidents, lawyers and rights activists are frequently held incommunicado under laws governing "matters of state security."

Uyghur men drive a car through a night market in Hotan, in China's Xinjiang region, April 15, 2015.
Aug 30, 2017

The new policy follows efforts in the capital to document residents based on ethnic background.

A man rests beside a house in Elishku in China’s western Xinjiang region. Elishku was the scene of a bloody clash on July 28, 2014, between government troops and villagers protesting against the Chinese regime’s restrictions during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
Aug 28, 2017

Globe and Mail journalist Nathan VanderKlippe, who was briefly detained by Chinese police earlier this week, says he travelled to Elishku in China’s volatile Xinjiang region to find out more about a 2014 violent confrontation between Chinese authorities and the ethnic Uyghurs that exiled groups say resulted in 2,000 deaths.

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