August 2012

Justice Sought For Missing

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 19:39

China is asked to explain thousands of cases of disappeared Uyghurs.

WUC Condemns Enforced Disappearances

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 19:26

In light of the United Nations International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has voiced its concern over enforced disappearances against members of the Uyghur community at the hands of Chinese authorities.

UNPO and WUC Release Joint Statement on the UN International Day Against Nuclear Tests

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 19:20

As the world marks the 2012 UN International Day Against Nuclear Tests – eighteen months after the Fukushima nuclear accident – the risks of civil and military nuclear power have never been clearer since the Chernobyl accident of 1986.

Striker’s Health at Risk

Tue, 08/28/2012 - 20:30

Family members of an imprisoned Uyghur who fasted in protest say his life is in danger.

Chinese Firm Beefs Up Its Lobbying Amid National Security Probe On Hill

Mon, 08/27/2012 - 20:29

Huawei Technologies, China's biggest maker of phone equipment, has quadrupled spending on lobbyists in Washington as a House panel investigates whether its expansion in the United States poses a security threat.

Integrating Islam The Key To “Modern Culture” In Xinjiang

Mon, 08/27/2012 - 20:22

July 5, 2009, was a watershed to the history of contemporary Xinjiang, which locates in China’s far west frontier region

What Does China’s Economic Slowdown Mean for Human Rights?

Mon, 08/27/2012 - 19:21

China’s economic miracle is beginning to slow as the fallout from the global financial crisis takes hold, hitting exports and prompting a growing number of manufacturing firms to relocate elsewhere in search of cheaper labor.

Is Ai Weiwei China’s Most Dangerous Man?

Thu, 08/23/2012 - 08:13

Arrested and harassed by the Chinese government, artist Ai Weiwei makes daring works unlike anything the world has ever seen

What China Loses for Its Support for Syria

Wed, 08/22/2012 - 20:13

Beijing's support for pariah states is undermining goal of becoming a responsible global player.

Chinese Government Institutionalizes People Against Their Will: Chinese Human-Rights Defenders

Wed, 08/22/2012 - 19:20

Every year, thousands of healthy Chinese are forcibly locked up and ‘treated’ in mental institutions, according to a new report by the Chinese Human Rights Defenders.