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22 die of starvation in one day under COVID lockdown in Xinjiang’s Ghulja

At least 22 people died of starvation or lack of medical attention on a single day last week under China’s COVID lockdown policies in the northern Xinjiang city of Ghulja, RFA has confirmed with police and bereaved family members.

Appeals for help from Uyghurs trapped in quarantine under Beijing’s zero-COVID

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Protesters take aim at Beijing’s human rights record on China’s National Day

As the leaders of North Korea and Vietnam sent effusive letters of congratulation to Beijing to mark the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, protesters in London burned the Chinese flag, and threw maggots and dung on it outside the Chinese embassy, in protest at Beijing’s human rights record.

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China demands information on COVID status of exiled Tibetans

Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province are demanding that local Tibetans report the COVID status of relatives living outside the country, threatening them with the loss of housing subsidies and other support if they fail to disclose the information, RFA has learned.

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Guangxi: Religious Repression Increases Among Zhuang Minority

While Ningming county has a significant presence of the ethnic minority Mien (recognized by the CCP but under the old derogatory name Yao, meaning “savages”), Napo County is home to large communities of another minority, the Tai-speaking Zhuang.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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New Details Emerge About Uyghur College Teacher Sentenced in China’s Xinjiang

A Uyghur college instructor charged in 2018 with four different “crimes” amid a crackdown by authorities on Uyghur educators and intellectuals is serving a 25-year sentence in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), sources in the region said.

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Four Tibetan Monks Handed Harsh Prison Terms After Police Raid: Report

Chinese authorities in Tibet last year sentenced four Tibetan monks to long prison terms following a violent raid by police on their monastery in Tingri county, a New York-based rights group said in a report released this week.

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