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From Radio Netherlands, “ Apple kowtows to China’s censors; removes circumvention app” : Sharon Hom of Human Rights in China notes that whereas Yahoo and Google have since co-founded the Global Network Initiative (GNI), which works with human rights groups and academic experts in an effort to...
From Tania Branigan with the Guardian, “ China's one-child policy's human cost fuels calls for reform” : Forced abortions and sterilisations are illegal, and much less common than they were. But Sharon Hom , the executive director of Human Rights in China , said they are encouraged by family...
From James T. Areddy with The Wall Street Journal, “ China's Cadres Balk at Showing the Money” : "These are not the conventional activists" who call for overthrow of the state or the introduction of democracy, said Gao Wenqian, a senior policy adviser in New York for advocacy group .
From Sui-Lee Wee and Maxim Duncan with Reuters, “ China's Tiananmen Mothers criticize Xi for lack of reforms” : In an open letter released on Friday through New York-based Human Rights in China , the group said Xi "has mixed together the things that were most unpopular and most in need of...
An informed source told Human Rights in China that on October 28, the first day of the trial of three asset transparency advocates in Jiangxi Province— Liu Ping ( 刘萍 ), Wei Zhongping ( 魏忠平 ) , and Li Sihua ( 李思华 ) —the defendants and their families terminated the client-lawyer relationship in...
Observations posted on Lawyer Pang Kun’s blog from the October 14 pre-trial meeting for his client, Li Sihua ( 李思华 ) , and two other asset transparency advocates, Liu Ping ( 刘萍 ) and Wei Zhongping ( 魏忠平 ) , which took place at No.
Two hundred and eighteen rights defenders in Shanghai signed a public appeal urging the United Nations not to elect China to the 47-member Human Rights Council. The election will be held on November 12 among UN member states in the General Assembly.
286 lawyers and other citizens have signed this appeal urging the Ministry of Justice and Bureaus of Justice nationwide to restore practicing privileges to 38 lawyers, and guarantee their rights to practice without obstructions.
Sui Muqing and Lin Qilei, the lawyers of detained activist Guo Feixiong (pen name of Yang Maodong), filed a complaint with the Tianhe Procuratorate (天河区检察院) in Guangzhou, against the Directors of the Guangzhou Municipal Public Security Bureau and the Tianhe District Detention Center. The complaint...
“Whether the shoes fit, only the person knows,” states the Chinese delegation today in its closing remarks to the UN Human Rights Council at the second Universal Periodic Review of China’s human rights record by UN member states. The Chinese delegation then elaborated: “The Chinese are in the best...

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