Skip to main content

New regulations forecast grim future for China’s religious freedom

September 11, 2017 by admin

(Beijing—Sept. 7, 2017) China’s State Council released a new set of revisions to China’s Regulations on Religious Affairs today, tightening the government chokehold on religious freedom.

Reuters: China tightens regulation of religion to 'block extremism'

September 11, 2017 by admin

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s cabinet on Thursday passed new rules to regulate religion to bolster national security, fight extremism and restrict faith practiced outside organizations approved by the state.

Radio Free Asia: Chinese Police Detain Another Dissident Over Seashore Memorial For Liu Xiaobo

September 11, 2017 by admin

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have been holding an activist for more than a month since he took part in a seashore memorial for late Nobel peace laureate and political prisoner Liu Xiaobo, his wife told RFA.

Statement from wife reveals Taiwanese activist to stand trial soon

September 11, 2017 by admin

(Yueyang, Hunan—Sept. 7, 2017) The wife of a pro-democracy activist released a statement revealing that her husband’s trial would take place on Sept. 11, the first word she’s had of his condition since he disappeared 172 days ago.

Laogai Research Italia Newsletter

September 11, 2017 by admin

11.09.2017

UN: China Blocks Activists, Harasses Experts

September 11, 2017 by admin

Beijing Should End Campaign to Weaken Vital Rights Mechanisms

China Targets Kazakh Ethnic Group

September 11, 2017 by admin

A number of reports this month further indicate that Chinese authorities in are increasingly targeting the Kazakh minority in East Turkestan. The Kazakhs are Turkic people and predominately Muslim, like the Uyghurs, who also constitute a sizable ethnic group in China, with between 1.25-1.5 million reportedly living in East Turkestan.

WUC Denounces Unjust Sentencing of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Leaders in Press Release

September 11, 2017 by admin

The World Uyghur Congress issued a Press Release this week expressing its strong concern after the unjust sentencing of Hong Kong pro-democracy figures Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow. The result leaves no doubt that Hong Kong authorities have chosen to side with injustice and the silencing of peaceful dissent since the rise of the umbrella movement in 2014.

China Bans Uyghur Language in Hotan Prefecture

September 11, 2017 by admin

The World Uyghur Congress issued a press release after it emerged that Chinese authorities in the Hotan prefecture had decided to completely ban the Uyghur language at all education levels up to and including secondary school at the start of the fall semester in September 2017.

World Uyghur Congress Remembers Victims of Enforced Disappearance on International Day

September 11, 2017 by admin

To mark the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance on 30 August 2017, the WUC issued a press release remembering the hundreds of Uyghurs who have disappeared and joined other rights groups in calling on the Chinese government to immediately cease this barbaric practice and to pursue justice for the victims and their families.


Previous Slide 1/6 Next

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes