Hong Kong police arrest six over ‘seditious’ publications at Lunar New Year fair

Hong Kong’s national security police have arrested six people in connection with a raid on a stall at a Lunar New Year market they said had been selling “seditious publications” inciting people to overthrow the government.

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World leaders call on Beijing to respect rights to protest

“Our message to peaceful protesters around the world is the same and consistent: People should be allowed the right to assemble and to peacefully protest policies or laws or dictates that they take issue with,” Kirby said, declining to comment on the protester’s demands, which have included calls for Chinese President Xi Jinping to resign.

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Mute Protest: Chinese crowds hold up blank sheets to hit out at lockdowns, censorship

Compared with the Post-it notes that formed the “Lennon Walls” of Hong Kong’s 2019 protest movement, which showcased huge mosaics of diverse messages and creative personal expression, the blank sheets of paper are a more ironic reference to government controls and censorship, analysts said.

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Victims in Urumqi fire that sparked protests were all Uyghurs, officials confirm

At least 10 people perished in the Nov. 24 blaze in the regional capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region amid reports that local lockdown measures impeded the rescue and escape of people trapped inside.

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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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