New report finds China’s repression of Uyghurs continues outside its borders

China’s campaign against ethnic Uyghurs extends well beyond its borders, according to a new report from a rights advocacy group that says Chinese agents have tracked, harassed and threatened members of the Muslim community in 22 countries.

“The scale of China’s transnational repression of Uyghurs

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Tibetans forced to demolish school attached to monastery in Sichuan’s Karze

Tibetan school officials were forced to hastily demolish a school attached to Drago Monastery in Karze prefecture (Ganzi in Chinese) in western China’s Sichuan province last month, when Chinese authorities accused the temple of violating land use laws, a monk living in southern India told RFA’s Tibetan Service.

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Dread among Tibetans as ‘butcher of Xinjiang’ named new Tibet party boss

The newly appointed Chinese Communist Party (CCP) boss in Tibet, a hardline apparatchik under multiple international sanctions for severe human rights abuses in neighboring Xinjiang, is expected to apply to Tibet’s Buddhists the same harsh policies carried out against the Muslims in Xinjiang, Tibetans and experts said.

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China erases memories of popular Tibetan monk who died in prison

Chinese authorities are banning public discussion of a popular Tibetan religious teacher six years after his death in a Sichuan prison, removing him from official religious histories and shutting down an online chat group devoted to his memory, Tibetan sources say.

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北京14独立人士人身安全受威胁为由退出基层人大选举

北京市区县人大代表选举进入倒数时刻之际,14名独立人士,包括多名“709案”家属,以人身安全为由宣告退选。这批无党派人士宣布参选以来一直遭当局严厉管控。虽然他们在重压下未能更进一步,但分析人士认为,他们的努力已经达到预期效果。

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张展生命垂危 家人:望当局核准保外就医

自去年5月入狱以来,中国公民记者张展持续绝食抗议长达一年半,虽然狱方强迫鼻喂灌食,但她近期的体重仍掉到40公斤以下,“健康遭受了不可逆转的损害”,家人担忧她有生命危险,希望中国当局能核准她保外就医。对此,无国界记者组织11月4日也发出紧急声明,要求中国政府立即释放张展

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异议人士王爱忠被囚逾五个月坚持无罪 妻子促政府放人

广州异议人士王爱忠被当局以“涉嫌寻衅滋事罪”刑事拘留已超过五个月。本周三(11月3日),王爱忠委托的辩护人表示,其当事人坚持自己无罪。王爱忠的妻子则呼吁当局,立即释放她的丈夫。

王爱忠的妻子王贺楠本周三(3日)晚间发消息表示,当天是其丈夫被捕的第160天。

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Jailed Wuhan COVID-19 journalist ‘close to death’ in Chinese prison

Jailed Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan is close to death following months of intermittent hunger strikes in protest at her jailing, RFA has learned.

Zhang, 37, was sentenced to four years’ imprisonment by Shanghai’s Pudong District People’s Court on Dec. 28, 2020, and has been eating very little food, rather than refusing anything, to

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Uyghur Man Draws 15-Year Prison Term for Contacting Uncles Overseas

A Uyghur man living in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) was sent to an internment camp four years ago for the crime of speaking to relatives overseas, contradicting Chinese claims that Uyghur residents of the region are free to keep in touch with family members abroad.

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Retired Parents of Uyghur Activist Confirmed Detained in Xinjiang

Activist Shamsiye Hajibeg is the wife of Nurmemet Abdulmijit Turkistani, president of the East Turkestan Australian Association, a Uyghur advocacy group. It is believed that authorities in Xinjiang have placed dozens of members of Nurmemet’s family into camps, though little detailed information is known about their fate.

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China Closes Tibetan School in Qinghai, Leaving Many Students Adrift

Authorities in a Tibetan-populated county of northwestern China’s Qinghai province have shut down a Tibetan-run private school, forcing some students to enroll in government schools but leaving others who have no families to fend for themselves, Tibetan sources say.

The Sengdruk Taktse School, located in Darlag (in Chinese, Dali) county

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Police in China’s Guangdong Move to Arrest Rights Lawyer Zhou Xiaoyun

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have applied to arrest a human rights lawyer after holding him under residential surveillance for six months, his friend told RFA.

Rights lawyer Zhou Xiaoyun, who formerly worked as a senior editor at the cutting-edge Southern Metropolis Daily newspaper in Guangzhou

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