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From Vice News, “ China Adopts First Anti-Domestic Violence Law ” "While a step in the right direction, the new law lacks a comprehensive definition of domestic violence that is aligned with international approaches and is not fully responsive to domestic concerns raised by women's rights activists...
From Christian Today, “ China: Pro-democracy campaigner sentenced to 6 years in jail ” According to advocacy organisation Human Rights in China , Guo was subjected to numerous acts of torture while in prison, including being interrogated for 13 consecutive days and nights without sleep and hung...
From Hong Kong Free Press, “ ’Poor substitute for justice’ says NGO as Chinese journalist granted medical parole ”: “Allowing Gao to serve a reduced sentence outside prison, though a relief for her, does not take away the glaring fact that her prosecution was a politicised use of the law to punish...
From Aljazeera, “ China reduces Gao Yu’s sentence to 5 years from 7 ”: “Allowing Gao to serve a reduced sentence outside prison, though a relief for her, does not take away the glaring fact that her prosecution was a politicized use of the law to punish speech,” said Sharon Hom, director of...
From Radio Free Asia, “ Police Summon Family of Activist Who Died in Detention in China ”: According to the Congressional Executive Committee on China (CECC), and the New York-based groups Human Rights Watch and Human Rights in China , torture is widespread across China's judicial system, and...
From Aljazeera, “ China denies torturing political prisoners ” The United Nations Committee against Torture's regular examination of Beijing's record came after what the group Human Rights in China says has been "a year of massive crackdowns on rights activists and lawyers" on the mainland. See...
From Reuters, “ U.N. torture watchdog questions China over crackdown on activists, lawyers ” The United Nations Committee against Torture's examination of Beijing's record, the first since 2008, came after what the group Human Rights in China says has been "a year of massive crackdowns on rights...
From Radio Free Asia, “ Chinese Activist's Body 'Covered' in Injuries After Death in Detention ”: The New York-based group Human Rights in China says the past year has been "a year of massive crackdowns on rights activists and lawyers" on the mainland. See HRIC press work on Lawyers
From the Epoch Times, “ Seeking Justice in a Lawless China ”: This is typical hoodlum behavior. They just wanted to intimidate us and force us to withdraw from the case. They are so frightened; they must be hiding something,” said Zhang Kai, according to a report by Human Rights in China , a New...
From The Christian Science Monitor, “ Chinese activists in US blame Beijing for relentless cyberattacks ” As executive director of the NGO Human Rights in China , Sharon Hom is well acquainted with hacking attempts. "Spear phishing, targeted malware attacks delivered through social engineering...

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