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Ban on Islamic clothing in Xinjiang

March 22, 2018 by admin

In April 2011, France became the first Western country to ban the wearing of full-face veils in public.

RUSSIA: Danish Jehovah's Witness Dennis Christensen's custody extended another five months

March 22, 2018 by admin

The detention in custody of the Dane Dennis Christensen was extended until at least 1 August 2018; he has already been held in the investigation cell for about nine months because he professes the religion of the Jehovah's Witnesses.

CHRD releases “Repression & Resilience: Annual Report on Situation of Human Rights Defenders in China (2017)”

March 22, 2018 by admin

Chinese human rights defenders demonstrated remarkable resilience in promoting and protecting human rights in the face of government repression, says CHRD in its annual report released today. Repression & Resilience documents the situation of human rights defenders in China in 2017.

Human rights groups call on States to hold China accountable at the UN Human Rights Council

March 22, 2018 by admin

Nach 21 Jahren aus dem Gefaengnis entlassener ehemaliger politischer Gefangener erneut festgenommen

February 27, 2018 by admin

Lodoe Gyatso, ein bekannter ehemaliger politischer Gefangener, wurde Ende letzten Monats festgenommen, als er in Lhasa einen Soloprotest gegen die chinesische Regierung veranstaltete.

Anwälte schlagen Alarm

February 27, 2018 by admin

Verhaftungswellen, Arbeitsverbote: Die Situation von Menschenrechtlern und Juristen wird dramatischer. Anwälte appellieren an die Regierung.

Catholic rights compromised as Vatican seeks deal with China

February 27, 2018 by admin

The Vatican seeks to mend its relationship with China next month, bowing to the will of the Communist Party and ignoring the ramifications it might have for Pope-loyal Catholics who do not attend officially-run churches.

Christian chef blocked from jobs, accused of cult involvement

February 27, 2018 by admin

A house church Christian in China’s southern Guangdong province has been blacklisted out of employment after being arrested for his faith.

Radio Free Asia: Police in China's Jiangsu Criminally Detain 'Outspoken' Human Rights Activist

February 27, 2018 by admin

Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have placed a prominent rights activist under criminal detention after she "disappeared" earlier this month.

Muslim minorities ordered to destroy Islamic crescents on graves

February 27, 2018 by admin

In a continuing wave of persecution against Muslim minorities in China’s western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, members of the Uyghur and Kazakh minorities are being ordered to destroy any graves which bear the symbol of the Islamic star and crescent.

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