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Announcing the launch of a global campaign Acting on the orders of the Chinese leadership, martial law troops brutally ended the Tiananmen Square protests when they opened fire with tanks and machine guns on the unarmed people of Beijing on June 4, 1989, initiating a massacre which took lives of...
Tiananmen Mother Su Bingxian describes her meeting with Lois Snow in Beijing in April and what happened to her as a result.
Lois Wheeler Snow describes her experiences during her recent visit to Beijing and explains why she has become an ardent supporter of the Tiananmen Mothers’ campaign for justice.
Detained in a psychiatric hospital for championing worker rights
China ignores international law in its treatment of North Korean refugees Beijing’s attitudes towards human rights have impacts beyond China’s borders. James D. Seymour writes of one case in which disregard for its obligations to protect the rights of refugees’ results in their being sent to face...
UN Committee highlights gap between law and practice
Inadequate official response allows torture to continue unchecked
Zhang Shanguang Suffering abuse in prison for seeking to help laid off workers
NEEDED: A bill of rights for the trade regime Robert A. Senser Three cheers for Sharon K. Hom’s article, “Playing by whose rules and for what ends?” in the Spring 2000 issue of China Rights Forum. To her credit, she raises basic questions about the values and goals of the World Trade Organization (...

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