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Officials, Police Descend on Beijing NGO as New Law Takes Effect


More than 100 migrant workers surrounded a government office and blocked highways in Qianjiang, in China’s central province of Hubei to protest unpaid wages, Feb. 2. RFA

Authorities in the Chinese capital have cut off the utilities and destroyed the central heating system of a prominent non-governmen organization (NGO) set up to help migrant workers, as a new law came into effect placing foreign-funded NGOs effectively under police control. Continue reading

China Passes Controversial Law on Foreign NGOs Despite Criticism


FILE – Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the closing session of the annual National People’s Congress in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, March 16, 2016.

China has passed a controversial law that imposes new rules on foreign non-governmental organizations and puts the registration and supervision of such groups under the control of public security authorities. Continue reading