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Wang Yu
Mar 27, 2017

Serious human rights abuses continue under the Communist Party-led government of China, according to the latest State Department Human Rights report.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (1st L) and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon (2nd L) attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Tajikistan section of Line D of the Central Asia-China gas pipeline in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, Sept. 13, 2014.
Mar 22, 2017

A pipeline through Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan has been postponed "indefinitely."

Paramilitary policemen stand in formation as they take part in an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally, in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer
Mar 21, 2017

The number of violent attacks by "terrorist cells" in China has dropped due to increased security measures, state media reported on Tuesday, however it also cited experts as saying the level of attempted violence remains high.

 The four Uyghurs, pictured in Bermuda several years ago. *File photo
Mar 21, 2017

Applications made by three out of the four Uighurs living in Bermuda for naturalisation are being reviewed by the British Government, MPs heard yesterday.

An illustration of China’s crackdown on human rights lawyers by the Chinese artist Badiucao.
Mar 21, 2017

China says it has no political prisoners. A U.S. government database disagrees.

Mar 20, 2017

China says Islamist separatists in Xinjiang are the greatest threat to national security. The far western region is home to a community of some 10 million Uighurs, who are mostly Muslim.

Mar 18, 2017

A sizable fund has been set aside for informants following a deadly attack in Hotan Prefecture.

Zhou Qiang, president of China’s Supreme People’s Court, gives a speech during the National People’s Congress in Beijing on March 12, 2017.  © 2017 Reuters
Mar 17, 2017

Overbroad Counterterrorism Legal Framework Opens Door to Abuses

Retired judge Huang Yunmin is shown in an undated photo.
Mar 15, 2017

Right activists say retired judge Huang Yunmin is widely respected for his keen sense of justice and advocacy for vulnerable workers.

Paramilitary policemen stand in formation as they take part in an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally, in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, February 27, 2017. Picture taken February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer
Mar 14, 2017

Authorities in China's western region of Xinjiang on Tuesday offered leniency to "separatists, terrorists and religious extremists" who turn themselves in, the latest in a string of recent security measures in the violence-prone region.

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