US House of Representatives Unanimously Passes Legislation Condemning Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) speaks about organ harvesting in China on the House floor before the passage of H.Res 343 on June 13, 2016. (C-SPAN) A decade after evidence emerged of one of the gravest and most extraordinary human rights violations today, the United States House of Representatives has added its voice to the chorus… Continue reading US House of Representatives Unanimously Passes Legislation Condemning Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong

Associated Press: China Pulls License of Prominent Rights Lawyer

Associated Press By Christopher Bodeen Apr. 14, 2016, 8:24 am ET ■ Beijing (AP) — Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang (POO JER’-chiang) has been disbarred, a further step in what the U.S. State Department and rights groups call a relentless crackdown by Beijing on efforts to establish an independent rule of law. Pu posted… Continue reading Associated Press: China Pulls License of Prominent Rights Lawyer

Wallstrom condemns China detention of two Swedes

22 January 2016, 21:37 CET — filed under: Sweden, China, diplomacy, rights (STOCKHOLM) – Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom on Friday condemned China’s detention of two Swedish nationals as “unacceptable”, as the European Union called in a statement for a “swift resolution” of the case. “We have said, through diplomatic channels, that it is unacceptable, that we want information… Continue reading Wallstrom condemns China detention of two Swedes

China to Expel Peter Dahlin, Swedish Human Rights Advocate

By CHRIS BUCKLEYJAN. 25, 2016 Photo Peter Jesper Dahlin, a rights group organizer from Sweden, in Beijing in 2014. He was detained by the Chinese government in early January. CreditJonah M. Kessel/The New York Times BEIJING — Peter Jesper Dahlin, a human rights activist from Sweden detained this month in Beijing on charges of violating national security laws,… Continue reading China to Expel Peter Dahlin, Swedish Human Rights Advocate

Gao Zhisheng kidnapped again following release of experiences, torture details

Gao Zhisheng kidnapped again following release of experiences, torture details Gao Zhisheng (Photo: China Aid) China Aid By Rachel Ritchie (Yulin, Shaanxi—Sept. 24, 2015) China Aid just learned the human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who authorized the release of details concerning his torture in a Chinese prison yesterday, has been kidnapped, as he predicted would happen. Sources… Continue reading Gao Zhisheng kidnapped again following release of experiences, torture details

THE ONE QUESTION XI JINPING DOESN’T WANT TO ANSWER ON HIS FIRST VISIT TO THE US

BY DAFOH Washington, Sept. 24, 2015 — Will Xi Jinping end the ongoing forced organ harvesting of the Falun Gong, the Christians, Catholics, Tibetans and other religious and minority groups in China? Pope Francis described the trade in organs a crime against humanity, calling for an end of the immoral practice. Xi Jinping is in the… Continue reading THE ONE QUESTION XI JINPING DOESN’T WANT TO ANSWER ON HIS FIRST VISIT TO THE US

UK accused of doing China’s bidding after police raid home of Tiananmen Square survivor over peaceful protest

Britain has been accused of doing the bidding of the Chinese regime after UK police raided the family home of a Tiananmen Square survivor – for standing in the road holding up  protest banners in Central London. Chinese democracy activist and Tiananmen Square survivor Shao Jiang, 47, was arrested in the street outside London’s Mansion House… Continue reading UK accused of doing China’s bidding after police raid home of Tiananmen Square survivor over peaceful protest

‘Frankly disgusted’ British cyclist challenges Xi Jinping supporters

Lawyer Paul Powlesland wins global praise for scathing remarks about David Cameron’s welcome for Chinese president Click to watch the video David Cameron mentioned it gently, George Osborne wouldn’t, and even Jeremy Corbyn was fairly muted. But human rights did get one frank airing during Xi Jinping’s visit to the UK after a young British lawyer was filmed… Continue reading ‘Frankly disgusted’ British cyclist challenges Xi Jinping supporters

Hong Kong democracy movement adrift as Beijing hardens rhetoric

September 25, 2015 7:24 am Hong Kong democracy movement adrift as Beijing hardens rhetoric ©Getty As Hong Kong’s democracy movement struggles for direction a year after protests brought the city to a standstill, a hardening of pro-Beijing rhetoric has rekindled public anxiety over its future. Last week Chen Zuoer, a former deputy director of the Hong Kong… Continue reading Hong Kong democracy movement adrift as Beijing hardens rhetoric

BBC: Hong Kong student leaders charged over ‘Umbrella Movement’

27 August 2015 From the sectionChina Three prominent Hong Kong student leaders have been charged over their roles in the pro-democracy “Umbrella Movement” of 2014. Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow are accused of climbing a fence to break into a government compound at the start of the demonstrations. Mr Wong, 18, has said… Continue reading BBC: Hong Kong student leaders charged over ‘Umbrella Movement’