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Biden Administration Must Prioritize Human Rights in US-China Policy

On Monday evening, President Biden will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss US-China policy. In advance of this…

November 15, 2021

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#MeToo journalist and labor activist facing ‘subversion’ charge in China must be released

Responding to Chinese #MeToo activist Sophia Huang Xueqin and labor activist Wang Jianbing being officially detained under the charge of…

November 9, 2021

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Release Jailed Wuhan Activist ‘Close to Death’ After Hunger Strike

A Chinese citizen journalist jailed for reporting on the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic in Wuhan is at risk…

November 4, 2021

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Amnesty International to Close its Hong Kong Offices

Amnesty International will close its two offices in Hong Kong by the end of the year, the organization announced today.…

October 25, 2021

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Tiananmen Vigil Convictions Highlight Accelerating Collapse of Freedoms in Hong Kong

Responding to the jailing after convictions for “unauthorized assembly” of 12 people who took part in a peaceful vigil to…

September 15, 2021

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National Security Law has created a human rights emergency in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s National Security Law (NSL) has decimated the city’s freedoms and created a landscape increasingly devoid of human rights…

June 29, 2021

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Draconian repression of Muslims in Xinjiang, China, amounts to crimes against humanity

Uyghurs, Kazakhs and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region face systematic state-organized mass imprisonment, torture…

June 10, 2021

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Governments Must Stop Conniving with Fossil Fuel Industries to Burn Our Rights

The world’s richest governments are effectively condemning millions of people to starvation, drought and displacement through their continued support of…

June 6, 2021

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - MARCH 05: Human rights activists display dolls which they say depicts thousands of missing ethnic Chinese Uighur outside the Chinese embassy on March 5, 2020 in The Hague, Netherlands. (Photo by Pierre Crom/Getty Images)

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United States Takes Historic Step In Protecting Uyghurs In China

Responding to President Trump signing the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act into law, Joanne Lin, National Director, Advocacy and Government…

June 17, 2020

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Death penalty 2019: Global executions fell by 5%, hitting a 10-year low

Saudi Arabia executed a record number of people in 2019, despite an overall decline in executions worldwide, Amnesty International said…

April 20, 2020

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Disturbing expulsion of U.S. journalists further stifles access to information amid COVID-19 crisis

Responding to the effective expulsion of journalists working for three major U.S. newspapers in China, the Head of Amnesty International’s…

March 18, 2020

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Uyghurs living abroad tell of campaign of intimidation

China is systematically harassing Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic groups even after they have left the country, according to new…

February 20, 2020