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Lyon, France/IJEN: A senior Chinese government official has been elected as one of the members in the executive committee of global crime-fighting body, International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), despite opposition from global human rights groups and an alliance of lawmakers from 20 countries, according to South China Morning Post. more
Peng Shuai: Human Rights Watch asks IOC not to promote Chinese state propaganda

New York: The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) collaboration with Chinese authorities on tennis star Peng Shuai’s reappearance undermines its expressed commitment to hu ...

Immediately release sick Chinese journalist, rights experts urge

New York: UN-appointed independent human rights experts urged the Chinese authorities on Monday to release on humanitarian grounds, imprisoned citizen journalist and human rights defender ...

China: Travel blogger sentenced to 7 months of imprisonment for 'insulting' soldiers

Beijing: A travel blogger has been jailed for seven months after he posted an image of himself in 'disrespectful poses' at a Chinese cemetery in Xinjiang where the country's s ...

Uyghurs, including girls, displaced from Xinjiang to different corners of China

Beijing: A Chinese job placement company has transferred over 3000 Uyghur workers from Xinjiang to different factories located in various corners of China, media reports said.

China: Authorities sending students from monasteries back to their homes in Qinghai

Chinese authorities are forcing  young Tibetan monks to leave their monasteries in Qinghai province.

China's leading LGBT rights group shuts down operations amid 'hostile environment'

Beijing (JEN): An influential LGBT advocacy group in China has halted its operations 'indefinitely' amid growing restrictions on social activism.

Tibetans say China's climate action plan is hurting their livelihood: Report

Lhasa: Tibetans have alleged that the Chinese government is trying to strip them off their lands under the garb of climate mitigation efforts, media reports said on Tuesday.

Wife of jailed Chinese rights lawyer sets up legal consultancy to help people struggling against country's judicial system

Beijing: Wife of  jailed human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng has created a  legal consultancy to help people struggling with China's justice system, media reports said.

China censors Chinese-Australian singer's song for criticising 'Xi Jinping'

Beijing: A Chinese-Australian singer is facing the wrath of China over her song  Fragile — or Glass Heart in Chinese- as she has been accused of insulting the nation with the l ...