Nepal’s Close Ties With China Weaken Tibetans’ Human Rights Protections: Report

Nepal’s close political ties with China have left Tibetan refugees in the Himalayan country uncertain of their status, vulnerable to abuses of their rights, and restricted in their freedoms of movement and expression, rights groups said this week.

Nepal, which shares a long border with Tibet, is home to at least 20,000 exiles who began arriving in 1959

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Hong Kong Protest Slogans Break China’s New Security Law: Government

Authorities in Hong Kong on Thursday warned that slogans and speech related to last year’s protest movement or calls for independence for the city fall within the scope of draconian security legislation imposed on the city by the ruling Chinese Communist Party on June 30.

“Some people participating in illegal and violent activities … [on] July 1 displayed or possessed

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同囚临沭看守所 许志永被禁见律师 丁家喜遭“隔离观察”

参与“厦门聚会”的法律学者许志永被指涉嫌“煽动颠覆国家政权”,至今无法与律师会面,他目前与出席同一聚会的人权律师丁家喜都被关押在山东临沭县看守所。有评论认为,当局选择在这里关押两人并非偶然。

新公民运动发起人许志永今年2月被捕后一直下落不明。知情人士向本台透露,亲属近日接到河南国保的批捕通知书

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香港7.1大游行首次被禁 多名民主派以个人身份呼吁上街反国安法

7月1日是香港主权移交23周年纪念日,也是“港版国安法”正式实施的第一天。香港警方日前以新冠肺炎“限聚令”等理由,17年来首次反对民阵发起的七一大游行,上诉也遭驳回。民阵召集人岑子杰星期二晚宣布无法举办七一游行并向公众致歉。多名民主派人士在上诉被驳回前,宣布以个人身份共同发起游行,主题与民阵相同

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新疆七五事件11周年前夕 台湾年轻世代政治人物声援维吾尔人权

新疆七五事件11周年前夕,台湾年轻世代政治人物在一场记者会上声援维吾尔人权,并希望有更多的台湾民众站出来声援受到独裁政权迫害的人民。

台湾无党籍立委林昶佐在一场声援维吾尔人权的记者会上表示,台湾的民主运动一路走来,受到国际的支持、帮助,今天台湾有了民主自由之后,也应该加入国际社会帮助受到压迫的人。

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Interview: ‘By Forcing my Father to Call me, They’re Trying to Warn me to be Quiet’

Jewlan Shirmemet, a Uyghur who has lived in Turkey’s largest city Istanbul since 2008, had stayed silent about politics until around six months ago, when he began to speak out as part of a campaign to free his mother, Suriye Tursun, from arbitrary detention back home in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR)

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Gulshan Abbas, Sister of Uyghur Activist in Exile, Confirmed Detained After Missing for 21 Months

Gulshan Abbas, a Uyghur doctor from northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) who went missing after her Washington-based sister spoke out against Beijing’s policies in the region, has been confirmed detained nearly two years after her disappearance.

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Xinjiang Authorities Institute Mandarin-Only Instruction at Prominent Uyghur High School

Authorities have upended the curriculum at one of the most respected Uyghur high schools in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), replacing Uyghur language instruction with that of Mandarin Chinese, as part of what the Uyghur diaspora says is a campaign to eradicate their culture in the region.

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Ethnic Uzbek Whose Case Was Raised by UN Jailed 15 Years For Studies Abroad

An ethnic Uzbek who was detained in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) in 2018 and whose case was the subject of a recent United Nations inquiry was sentenced to 15 years in prison last month, according to official sources.

Aezimet Enver was detained in April 2018 after returning from Turkey the previous year, allegedly for having studied

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Tibetan Exile Leaders, World Lawmakers Call on China to Free Panchen Lama

Tibet’s India-based exile government and supporters in the United States called on Beijing on Monday to free Tibet’s second-best-known religious leader the Panchen Lama, who disappeared as a young boy into Chinese custody on 25 years ago on May 17 and is believed to be languishing under house arrest in an undisclosed location.

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Wuhan Citizen Journalist Formally Arrested, Held in Shanghai Detention Center

Authorities in Shanghai have formally arrested a lawyer-turned-citizen journalist who reported on the emerging coronavirus epidemic in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Zhang Zhan, who lives in Shanghai but who traveled to Wuhan in early February, was taken away from Wuhan’s Caiguang Hotel near Hankou railway station

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China Jails Rights Lawyer Yu Wensheng For Four Years in Secret Trial

Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have handed a four-year jail term to human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng on subversion charges.

Yu was sentenced by Jiangsu’s Xuzhou Intermediate People’s Court after it found him guilty of “incitement to subvert state power” in a secret trial.

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