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On May 24, a letter signed by 108 family members of victims of the June Fourth 1989 Massacre was sent to China’s top prosecutorial body demanding the response to the petition they submitted at this time last year to which they are entitled under Chinese law. The letter, which is translated in full...
Today hearings on the report regarding China’s implementation of the U.N. Convention Against Torture begin at the United Nations in Geneva. The report was submitted by the Chinese government to the Committee that monitors this treaty. In a shadow report to the Committee, Human Rights in China (HRIC...
Human Rights in China (HRIC) expresses extreme disappointment in the failure of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights to go forward with a resolution criticizing China’s human rights record today.
Human Rights in China (HRIC) urgently calls on the U.N. Commission on Human Rights to pass a resolution criticizing China on its dismal human rights record. This last-ditch call for action comes on the eve of the monitoring body’s vote on the China resolution, and in the midst of the Chinese...
Human Rights in China (HRIC) is outraged by the Chinese government’s continued persecution of Ding Zilin and victims of the June 4, 1989 Beijing Massacre. On April 1, 2000, Lois Wheeler Snow, the 79-year-old widow of noted sinologist Edgar Snow, was barred from visiting Ding Zilin in her Beijing...
At yesterday’s session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in Geneva, Xiao Qiang delivered the following statement on behalf of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial. Mr. Xiao is a member of the International Advisory Committee of the RFK Memorial Center for Human Rights and Executive...
Human Rights in China (HRIC) will send a delegation to Geneva for the Commission on Human Rights from March 28 to April 14. HRIC Director Xiao Qiang and U.N. Liaison B?trice Laroche will be available for interviews to discuss the human rights situation in China. They can be reached at: Hotel Mon...
Joint press release from: Amnesty International, Human Rights In China, Human Rights Watch, Int'l Federation of Human Rights, International Campaign for Tibet, Reporters Sans Fronti?es. As the 56th session of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights approaches, we, the undersigned organizations, urge...
Ding Zilin issues protest letter to Chinese leaders, condemning the persecution of Lu Wenhe and his elderly father. Lu was prevented from delivering over $25,000 in humanitarian assistance funds to Ding and Tiananmen victims, and was forced to sign over the funds to State Security authorities. Lu’s...
During a recent visit to China, Wen-he Lu was forcibly prevented from delivering over $25,000 in humanitarian assistance funds to Ding Zilin and the families of June 4 victims. On his way to Ding Zilin’s home, Lu was pulled over, coercively detained for interrogation and placed under residential...

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