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In the latest of a series of trials which represent egregious violations of international human rights standards, an abuse of the law and a slap in the face to the international community, the Chinese government sentenced dissident Liu Xianbin to 13 years in prison, the harshest sentence meted out...
Human Rights in China (HRIC) strongly condemns the current crackdown on Falungong practitioners, including the detention of more than 100 group leaders and thousands of followers, apparently solely for engaging in peaceful protests and exercising their rights to freedom of association and freedom...
A group of 105 victims and family members of those killed in the 1989 crackdown have submitted a legal petition to the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (China’s prosecutor general) demanding that it conduct a criminal investigation into the June Fourth Massacre and bring prosecutions against those...
The U.N. Commission on Human Rights today shied away from condemning the deteriorating human rights situation in China. The Commission ignored reports, both from its own human rights mechanisms and from independent NGOs, that the Chinese government routinely violates its citizens’ most fundamental...
A joint press release from Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center and Human Rights in China
Human Rights in China welcomes the decision today by the U.S. government to introduce a resolution on China’s human rights situation at the U.N. Commission on Human Rights.
Ten years after the June Fourth Massacre, China is experiencing another wave of severe repression of human rights and democracy activists. HRIC and FIDH urge the European Union to implement the resolution adopted today by the European Parliament calling on the E.U. to “make China a priority at the...
To : Delegates of the National People's Congress Re: Proposals for making human rights protections a key focus of the upcoming session
Human Rights in China is outraged with the sentencing of China Democracy Party (CDP) founders Wang Youcai and Xu Wenli to prison terms of 11 and 13 years, respectively. The sentences were handed down after separate one-day trials that were closed to the public. Both Wang Youcai and Xu Wenli were...
Liu Nianchun, veteran democracy and labor activist, was released on medical parole today and exiled to the United States. His release comes after more than one year in incommunicado detention, over two years of Reeducation Through Labor, and protracted mistreatment. Human Rights in China welcomes...

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