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Rights Groups Slam China’s Record Ahead of U.N. Council Vote


Family members and lawyers of detained lawyers and their colleagues gather after another attempt to seek answers about China’s biggest-ever crackdown on human rights lawyers in Tianjin, Jan. 8, 2016. AFP

Prominent rights activists and campaigners have called on democratic members of the United Nations to block China’s re-election on Friday for another two-year term on its Human Rights Council. Continue reading

China: Government Should Account for Activist’s Detention, Death UN Human Rights Council Should Press Government for Answers

SEPTEMBER 14, 2015


(New York) ­– On the second anniversary of Chinese activist Cao Shunli’s arbitrary detention in Beijing, United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) member states should press Continue reading