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Former American Inmate in Chinese Prison Made Christmas Lights for Export to the United States

June 17, 2014 by admin

Washington, DC
On December 14, 2013 Stuart Foster, a college professor and former Fulbright scholar, was released from his eight-month sentence at the Baiyun Detention Center in Guangzhou, China, one of 1,398 identified administrative or criminal Chinese detention centers in which inmates are forced to perform arduous labor.

25 Years Later The Bloody Legacy of the Tiananmen Square Massacre Continues to Inform China’s Policy of Political Repression

June 11, 2014 by admin

On Tuesday the Wall Street Journal published the story of Zhang Kun, an idealistic 26-year-old whose chance discovery of some Tiananmen Square Massacre footage led him to question his assumptions about his government and eventually brought him into the Chinese reform movement.

At Least Four Released From Detention Following Tiananmen Anniversary Crackdown

June 11, 2014 by admin

Authorities released artist Guo Jian and dissident writers Liu Di, Hu Shigen, and Xu Youyu following the passage of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

A Prisoner’s Plea Found in a Saks Shopping Bag Highlights the Dark Role Forced Labor Continues to Play in the Global Economy

June 11, 2014 by admin

A June 3rd article in the New Yorker addressed the continuing role Chinese forced labor plays in the manufacture of many commonplace products sold around the world.

I Laogai: il regno di Satana

June 11, 2014 by admin

Dal 1950 esiste in Cina il sistema dei LAOGAI.

Sono campi di concentramento dove, attualmente, milioni di donne, uomini e bambini sono condannati ai lavori forzati a vantaggio del regime totalitario cinese e di numerose multinazionali che investono o producono in Cina.

CHINA: Four human rights lawyers detained following investigation into black jail

March 25, 2014 by admin

Your Excellency, dear Ambassador,
May I request your ambassadorial mediation in the following case, thank you.

Chinese Legal Experts: Prosecutors Increasingly Torturing Defendants and Witnesses

March 25, 2014 by admin

According to legal experts, Chinese prosecutors are increasingly torturing witnesses and suspected criminals during criminal interrogations.

UN Delays Adoption of Chinese Human Rights Report

March 25, 2014 by admin

In response to protests from a NGO on the UN assembly floor calling for a moment of silence for Cao Shunli, a civil society activist who recently died in detention after failing to receive adequate medical treatment, the UN Human Rights Council postponed the adoption of China’s Universal Periodic Review, a self-assessment of domestic human rights developments.

Man Gets 18-Month Sentence for Planning Tiananmen Square Anniversary Protest

March 25, 2014 by admin

A court in Jiangsu province sentenced Gu Yimin to 18 months in prison for "inciting subversion of the state" after he applied to hold a protest commemorating the 24th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre last June.

Uyghur American Association rejects “terror” allegations leveled at Uyghur refugees in Thailand

March 25, 2014 by admin

The Uyghur American Association (UAA) expresses alarm over a March 24 report in the Bangkok Post in which a Thai police source claims the Uyghur refugees currently in Thailand are suspected of seeking to “train in terror” outside of China.

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