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Overseas Activists Plan ‘Shadow Parliament’ to Represent Hongkongers Overseas

Hong Kong democracy activists in exile have revealed plans to set up an overseas “shadow parliament” in a bid to reflect the city’s seven million permanent residents internationally amid an ever-widening crackdown on dissent under a national security law imposed by Beijing since July 1.

“In view of the rapid and deep erosion of the rights and freedoms of the Hong Kong people

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天津软件工程师周绍卿因在推特上发文、点赞被判刑9个月

天津软件工程师周绍卿因在推特上发文点赞竟然被判刑9个月。 据海外维权网披露,家住天津的软件工程师周绍卿今年31岁,因点赞和发推文120余条,于2020年3月13日被刑事拘留。2020年8月17日周绍卿被执行逮捕后,被关押在天津河东区看守所。周绍卿还被中共当局诬陷为精神病人

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公民记者张展案本月开庭 律师将作无罪辩护

中国公民记者张展因报道武汉疫情而被控“寻衅滋事罪”一案,将于本月下旬在上海法院开庭。其代理律师向本台表示,张展绝食导致身体十分虚弱已申请延期审理,辩方将为张展作出无罪辩护。

公民记者张展今年5月中旬在武汉疫区被捕后,移送上海羁押,现在身处上海市浦东新区第二看守所

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“The Crime of Being Uyghur”: Abdurahman’s Story

He stares out earnestly at his invisible audience, speaking rapidly to cram everything in. Perhaps someone out there has the power to change their destiny. His story must somehow work its way into their hearts and spur them to action.

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Jailed Uyghur Scholar Rahile Dawut to Receive ‘Courage to Think’ Award

Jailed Uyghur scholar Rahile Dawut, who disappeared three years ago into Chinese custody and is believed held in an internment camp, will be honored on Thursday by New York-based rights group Scholars at Risk (SAR) with their Courage to Think Award 2020.

The award will be presented at a virtual conference, “Freedom to Think 2020: Responding to Attacks on Higher Education

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Internment Camps in Xinjiang’s Aksu Separated by Crematorium

Two internment camps recently identified by satellite imagery in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) appear to be separated by a cemetery and crematorium, raising fears that authorities are working to cover up deaths in the facilities.

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US House Passes Bill Banning Imports From China Made With Uyghur Forced Labor

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday to that would block imports from in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) unless proof can be shown that they are not linked to forced labor.

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act was introduced in March, amid growing evidence that internment

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New Evidence Further Links Xinjiang Company Sanctioned by US to Forced Labor

New evidence further links a company in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) whose products were banned from entry to the U.S. earlier this month to forced labor supplied by detainees from a local internment camp.

On Sept. 14, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency issued Withhold Release

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Uyghur Scholar Ilham Tohti’s Daughter Calls For His Release on Sixth Anniversary of His Jailing

The daughter of jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti called on Wednesday for his immediate release from a Chinese prison, speaking on the sixth anniversary of his sentencing to a life term in prison for “separatism” for his advocacy for greater rights for the Uyghur people.

Tohti, a former professor of economics at the Central University for Nationalities in Beijin

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Uyghurs Under 65 Now Banned From Daily Prayers Required by Their Faith

Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang region are forbidding practice by ethnic Uyghurs of the daily prayers required of observant Muslims, allowing only those 65 years of age and older to fulfill their religious obligations, sources say.

The move further tightens restrictions on Islamic practice that has already seen restrictions placed

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Study Finds 380 Camps in Xinjiang’s Still Expanding Internment Program

China has built 380 internment camps in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region since 2017, and is still constructing facilities, despite claims by Chinese authorities that the “re-education” program is wrapping up and the trainees have “graduated” and returned to society, an Australian think tank has found.

Using the latest satellite imaging, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute identified

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Tibetan Farmers, Herders Given Military-style ‘Vocational Training,’ Sent to Jobs Far From Home

Chinese authorities are removing thousands of Tibetan farmers and herders from their traditional livelihoods and subjecting them to forced military-style “vocational” training before sending them in groups to faraway places to work at new jobs, according to a new report released by the Jamestown Foundation.

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