human rights and rule of law

U.S. lawmakers and experts have renewed calls for sanctions against China over rights abuses in its Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), in a swift response to the leak of hundreds of pages of documents detailing a crackdown on ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities ordered by President Xi Jinping.Read More →

Han Hua, who has lived in Hong Kong for more than 10 years, has been actively reporting on the city’s anti-government and pro-democracy protests since they escalated in early June, in a bid to inform social media friends behind the Great Firewall of what is going on. But she says the protests are beginning to wear her down, and asked to be identified only by a pseudonym as she fears reprisals and arrest by the authorities:Read More →