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China warns overseas Uyghurs to keep quiet during UN visit

Two weeks before a visit by the U.N. human rights chief, China’s state security police warned Uyghurs living in Xinjiang that they may suffer consequences if their relatives living abroad spoke out about internment camps in the region.

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China casts its ‘SkyNet’ far and wide, pursuing tens of thousands who flee overseas

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s law enforcement agencies routinely track, harass, threaten and repatriate people who flee the country, many of them Turkic-speaking Uyghurs, under its SkyNet surveillance program that reaches far beyond China’s borders, using a variety of means to have them forcibly repatriated.

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Chinese authorities jail at least 100 Uyghurs from the same Xinjiang hamlet

At least 100 residents from the same small community in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region have been imprisoned by authorities, a security guard from the area said.The reasons for the imprisonment of the Uyghur residents are not known.The guard also said that the government has provided

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Funeral for popular Tibetan lama restricted by Chinese police

Funeral observances for a popular Tibetan lama were blocked early this year by Chinese police who barred devotees from attending and deleted images of the religious leader that were shared online.

Choktrul Dawa Rinpoche, 86, died on Jan. 30 at his residence in the Tibetan capital Lhasa

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One year after mass jailings, Hong Kong remembers the 47

One year after dozens of opposition politicians and pro-democracy activists were put behind bars for “subversion” after taking part in a democratic primary in the summer of 2020, Hongkongers in exile say the mass arrests, which were widely condemned by the international community, struck a “devastating blow” to the city.

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World Bank investment arm complicit in China’s repression of Uyghurs, report says

The World Bank’s private sector lending arm provided nearly half a billion dollars to four Chinese companies accused of using Uyghur forced labor in China’s far-western Xinjiang region, according to an investigative report issued Thursday.

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媒体人宋阳标遭刑事拘留 友人:因揭露成都官商勾结

曾被誉为南京疫情“吹哨人”的资深媒体人宋阳标,近日经友人证实已被四川成都警方刑事拘留,并相信宋阳标被抓与他揭露当地一起疑似涉及官商勾结的违章建筑事件有关。

宋阳标被公安带走的消息传出后。他的朋友致电成都锦江区分局沙河派出所询问他的下落。

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Retired professor living in US fired by China’s Renmin University

Zhou, 75, who has been retired for more than a decade, received a call from the university on Dec. 28, firing him from his post.

“I said I’m retired, so how can I be fired?” Zhou, who currently lives in the United States.

“Just doing it by phone like that was a bit much; who are they trying to humiliate?”

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Two charged amid international outcry over raid on Hong Kong media outlet

Authorities in Hong Kong on Thursday charged two senior editors at the now-shuttered pro-democracy Stand News with “sedition” and denied them bail, following a raid on the news website by national security police.

Acting editor-in-chief Patrick Lam and former editor-in-chief Chung Pui-kuen

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Chinese authorities destroy dome a Uyghur exile built for his hometown in Xinjiang

Mamattohti Imin says he paid U.S. $31,300 to construct the park in Lengger township, Toqquzaq county (in Chinese, Tuokezhake), in the troubled western region of China, where government authorities have pushed to wipe away Uyghur religious and cultural expression.

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Sichuan rights activist Huang Qi’s dying mother fears she will never see him again

Pu Wenqing, the mother of jailed rights activist Huang Qi, has appealed to the authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan to allow her a last meeting with her son as she nears the end of her life.

“Lately I have been suffering from dizziness, headache, instability, and pain

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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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