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  • Daughter of Jailed Chinese Pastor in US to Highlight Plight of Father's Church

    The daughter of jailed Chinese Protestant pastor Zhang Shaojie has arrived in the United States to raise awareness of government persecution of her father's church, according to a rights group.

  • 15 Years Too Long: Falun Gong Adherents Mark 15 Years of Persecution in China

    OTTAWA—Fifteen years ago on July 20, 1999, the Chinese Communist Party launched a genocidal campaign against some 70 to 100 million adherents of the Falun Gong spiritual faith in China—a campaign that continues unabated today.

  • Tibetan Monk Hangs Himself in Despair at China's 'Interference'

    A young Tibetan enrolled at a large monastery in northwest China’s Gansu province has hanged himself in protest over official restrictions on monastic life, citing hardships in the daily life of Tibetan monks and nuns, sources said.

  • Tibetan Monk Detained Following Solo Protest

    A Tibetan monk was taken into custody this week by police in western China’s Sichuan province after launching a protest in which he called for Tibetan freedom and the return of the Dalai Lama, sources said.

  • Chinese Imprison Christian Pastor

    Chinese Christian pastor Zhang Shaojie was convicted July 4th and sentenced to 12 years in prison in retaliation for his peaceful advocacy on behalf of his church community.

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  • Jul 21, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    China Tweets Message on Tibet Through Fake Accounts: Rights Group

    Alarmed by widespread Western concern over human rights violations in Tibet, China is using false Twitter accounts to spread positive stories about its rule in the Himalayan region and to attack exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, a London-based Tibet support group says.

  • Jul 18, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    How to Read China’s New Press Restrictions

    On June 30, China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television posted a statement on its website warning Chinese journalists not to share information with their counterparts in the foreign press corps.

  • Jul 17, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Lawyer Fears Activist May Have Been Jailed After Secret Trial

    One of three Chinese anti-graft activists detained by authorities in the southern province of Guangdong may have been secretly tried and jailed for four years on subversion charges, a lawyer has revealed.

  • Jul 17, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Beijing Activist Hu Jia Attacked by 'Trained Men'

    Chinese activists have hit out at a late-night attack on Beijing-based veteran rights campaigner Hu Jia that he said was carried out by "plainclothes cops."

  • Jul 16, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Twelve Chinese Petitioners in Pesticide Suicide Bid

    Twelve people are in hospital in Beijing after two mass suicide attempts apparently triggered by failure by the authorities to look into their grievances, including forced evictions, witnesses said.