The demolition of the more visible and ostentatious signs of Christian worship is part of an ongoing political campaign to lower the profile of Protestants in China.
Officially an atheist country, China has an army of officials whose job is to watch over faith-based activities
Lawyer Tang Jitian filed a lawsuit against Jiansanjiang Public Security Bureau demanding compensation and a public apology after 15-day illegal detention.
During the detention, he had been repeatedly tortured and humiliated and suffered from at least 10 rib fractures, broken teeth, bruising on the chest and legs and other health problems.
“I know that I could be subjected to interrogation and even more than that, but I am willing to face any kind of danger, because there is no bigger punishment for a mother than losing a son,” said Patigul Ghulam, an Uyghur mother has been detained for nearly one month.
She was arrested for “incitement” after raising a public outcry in the capital of northwestern China’s Xinjiang region over the long-running case of her missing son,
The US State Department took a stance concerning Hong Kong next elections and made a statement in favor of democratic progress in Hong Kong,
Since the 1980s, activists and civic groups have called for universal suffrage in Hong Kong , but those demands amplified in recent years,
The referendum being taken in Hong Kong is not for a political candidate, Hong Kong citizens are voting in an informal poll, organized by two universities, to attempt to secure their right to actually select the candidates that they hope to be able to vote for in the future.
Right now, the Communist Party in Beijing controls who Hong Kong people are allowed to vote into office
The American Association of University Professors sent a statement to nearly 100 US universities to cancel or re-negotiate their agreements with the Confucius Institute to safeguard academic freedom.
“All courses offered by universities and school districts should be under their own control. It is not good for them to be impacted by foreign governments or any third party”, Jim Turk , University Teachers Executive Director
Chinese migrant workers’ children living in Beijing, from others provinces are rejected by Beijing elementary schools because they lacked a Beijing household registration
Parents are seeking to challenge local governments through the court system, testing the legal basis of the rules that effectively bar their kids from schools.
Her family was distraught, extremely scared, and could not guess what torment she had been put through.
The Masanjia Women’s Labor Camp was supposed to be closed down, but now it simply has two names
The repression and regulation of the internet in Xinjiang results in severe violations of the fundamental right to freedom of speech
The internet acts as a surveillance instrument, a regulatory weapon, and a collector of evidence, for the Chinese regime
Professor Ilham Tohti, for example, founder of website Uighurbiz, who was arrested last year, is currently facing the grave charge of “splittism.”