Rights
About 90 Uyghur minor girls are currently toiling for 14 hours a day in a  Chinese-run garment factory in Xinjiang, an episode reflecting the atrocities the community members are facing in the country. more
Harassment of advocates in China

A disbarred Chinese human rights lawyer and three other prominent rights advocates in Beijing have been subjected to a series of harassment incidents, forcing them to frequently move resi ...

Press freedom at its lowest in China

A recent survey has revealed that press freedom in China has reached its lowest point to date during and after the pandemic, giving rise to concerns regarding the safety of citizen journa ...

The Hui Muslim protests and China’s handling of ethnic minorities

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has several significant social and economic fault-lines, one of which is its handling of its ethnic minorities.

Defence of mosque: Thousands of ethnic minority Muslims defy Chinese authorities

A large number of ethnic minority Muslims surrounded a mosque in southwestern China recently as they tried to stop the attempt by authorities to remove its dome and minarets, media report ...

UN Committee seeks answers from China on poor representation of women in politics

Even as China has outlined its plans to become the world’s biggest superpower within thenext 30 years, it has failed to give substantial representation in political matters to women ...

China: South Korean footballer detained over bribery charges

Beijing: The Chinese government announced South Korean footballer Son Jun-ho has been detained on suspicion of having taken a bribe.

Lack of attention given to Uyghurs’ situation is disturbing: Reports

Beijing: Uyghurs continue to be persecuted by Chinese authorities but people are not paying enough attention to this extreme human rights violation which is making the situation “di ...

Involvement of Chinese authorities reported in forced organ harvesting

Forced organ harvesting in China has come to the limelight again as the US is bringing in a law that would impose sanctions and penalties on the individuals involved in these activities. ...

China: 'Vocational training' programmes for Tibetans carry risk of forced labour

New York: So-called “labour transfer” and “vocational training” programmes in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, threaten Tibetan cultural identity and could le ...