HUMAN RIGHTS

Paul Kengor at CPAC 2016
Communism Can Be Summed Up as Abolition of Private Property: Paul Kengor
Marx and Engles gravely misunderstood human nature when they launched their war on faith and tradition with The Communist Manifesto, said Paul Kengor, author of The Devil and Karl Marx on Crossroads Dec. 31. Kengor...
Martyr Thomas Becket
Honoring 850th Anniversary of Martyr Thomas Becket, Trump Condemned Religious Persecution
President Donald Trump condemned religious persecution and reaffirmed his position on religious liberty with a proclamation honoring Saint Thomas Becket and calling for an “end to religious persecution worldwide.” The proclamation was issued on Dec....
Paramilitary police officers patrol along a street after the closing session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing on May 27, 2020. (Image: GREG BAKER/AFP via Getty Images) journalists
China Had the Most Jailed Journalists in 2020
The number of journalists jailed worldwide has increased since last year as reported by Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Both organizations list China as the worst offender for jailing...
Bombarded by Obscenities From Communist China, Pompeo Doubles Down on Sanctions
The state-run China Central Television (CCTV) on Nov. 15 delivered an extraordinary barrage of insults and obscenities directed at U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.  Pompeo, who is currently on a tour in Europe, has...
Sam Brownback, the U.S. ambassador for religious freedom, delivered a speech at the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club on March 8.
US Officials Speak Out on Forced Organ Harvesting From Religious Prisoners in China
The Trump administration has expressed concern about long-standing allegations that people imprisoned by the Chinese authorities for their faith are being murdered for their organs, which is called forced organ harvesting. On July 20, U.S....
He Escaped China Over a Decade Ago, but Memory of Repression Remains Close
In late 2000, China Southern Airlines pilot Zhang Guoliang lost his right to fly — for reasons that had nothing to do with his skills or professional record. Rather, it was due to his spiritual...
Why US Flags Were Raised at the Capitol to Celebrate a Chinese Spiritual Practice
On May 13, millions of people around the world celebrate the spiritual discipline of Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa. This year, two U.S. flags were hoisted over the Capitol building in Washington in...
The Lies That the Communist Party Used to Start 2 Decades of Persecution
In the early morning of April 25, 1999, crowds of people began filing into the roads leading to and around Zhongnanhai, headquarters of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Beijing. They were largely silent, carrying...
Kazakhstan Grants 2 Chinese Muslims Refugee Status
Two ethnically Kazakh Chinese, fearing persecution for their Muslim faith in their home province of Xinjiang, have been accepted as refugees in neighboring Kazakhstan, as reported by Bitter Winter.   Kaisha Akan, an ethnic Kazakh who...