Tuesday, November 6, 2018, UN, Geneva
9AM-12:30PM Geneva, 3AM-6:30AM US East Coast
Watch: China Review – 31st Session of Universal Periodic Review
On July 10, 2018, Qin Yongmin, 64, veteran democracy activist, a cofounder of the China Democracy Party and founder of China Human Rights Watch, is sentenced to 13 years in prison for “subversion of state power.” This sentence, on top of the 22 years he had previously served, will make him one of the longest-serving political prisoners in China.
Submitted to the Human Rights Council in Advance of the Third Universal Periodic Review of the People’s Republic of China, March 2018
Submitted as input into the report by the High Commissioner on the procedures and practices of civil society involvement with regional and international organizations requested under the Human Rights Council (HRC) Resolution 32/31.