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HRIC Daily Brief for September 13, 2017

September 20, 2017 by admin

New Regulations Confirm the Chinese Government’s Conflation of Religious Belief and Disloyalty to the State

September 20, 2017 by admin

China’s State Council has introduced new regulations that further criminalize religious practice and belief. The 2017 Religious Affairs Regulations (RAR) target faith communities with strict measures mandating loyalty to China and punishing individuals whose behavior falls outside a state-definition of religious behavior.  

UN: China Blocks Activists, Harasses Experts

September 20, 2017 by admin

Beijing Should End Campaign to Weaken Vital Rights Mechanisms

„China torpediert Uno-Menschenrechtsarbeit“

September 20, 2017 by admin

Genf/PekingChina torpediert nach einem Bericht der Menschenrechtsorganisation Human Rights Watch die Arbeit von Uno-Experten. „China engagiert sich in den Vereinten Nationen zu Menschenrechten, aber oft mit dem Ziel, Kritik aggressiv zu verhindern und den Zugang zu Aktivisten, die sich mit China befassen, zu behindern“, sagte der Exekutivdirektor der Organisation, Kenneth Roth, am Dienstag in Genf.

Tibeter im Kreis Drango brutal von der Polizei zusammengeschlagen

September 20, 2017 by admin

Einheimische, die an einem friedlichen Gebetsritual teilnahmen, wurden willkürlich und grundlos von chinesischen Sicherheitsbeamten angegriffen.
Dabei wurden einige verletzt und mußten hospitalisiert werden.

Menschenrechtsaktivist bekennt sich schuldig

September 20, 2017 by admin

CHINA ⋅ Zum ersten Mal ist ein taiwanesischer Menschenrechtsaktivist in China vor Gericht gestellt worden. Zum Prozessbeginn bekannte sich Lee Ming-che als schuldig der "Untergrabung der Staatsgewalt".

Radio Free Asia: Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng, Missing for Weeks, Now in Police Custody in Beijing: Brother

September 20, 2017 by admin

Human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng in in police custody in Beijing weeks after his family reported him missing from his cave dwelling in a remote village in the northern Chinese province of Shaanxi, his elder brother said on Thursday.

CHINA: China bans children – and their teachers – from churches

September 11, 2017 by admin

World Watch Monitor (08.09.2017) – http://bit.ly/2wRyGN5 – Unofficial estimates say that there are close to 100 million Christians in China, more than are members of its Communist Party, due to hold its 19th five-yearly National Congress in mid-October.

China passes new religious regulations 'to prevent extremism'

September 11, 2017 by admin

World Watch Monitor (08.09.2017) – http://bit.ly/2gW0d9C – China has passed a new set of rules regulating religious affairs, a year after the proposed amendments were released to the public for the first time.

Missing Christian human rights lawyer surfaces in secret agent custody

September 11, 2017 by admin

(Beijing—Sept. 7, 2017) Beijing authorities confirmed today that a renowned Christian human rights lawyer and two-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee who vanished from his home nearly a month ago was kidnapped and is currently incarcerated somewhere in the capital city.


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