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US-born Skier Eileen Gu Competes for Beijing, Wins Gold Medal
California native outspoken on progressive issues, but silent on human rights violations in Communist China Another American-born athlete is making headlines after deciding to compete for the People’s Republic of China in the Winter Olympics. ...
Beijing Continues Deadly Persecution of Upstanding Chinese Citizens for Practicing Falun Gong
Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a Chinese traditional spiritual discipline practiced by tens of millions of people in China and around the world since its introduction to the public in 1992. The...
Disappeared: The Faces of Human Rights Activists Silenced by Communist China
In China, speaking out against the government can lead to your arrest, torture while in detention, or worse yet — a sudden dissapearance.Human rights activists, lawyers, religious believers — these are just some of the...
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State Department Calls on Beijing to Allow Guo Feixiong Reunion With His Family in the US
U.S. Department of State spokesperson Ned Price released a statement on Jan. 14 calling on Beijing to immediately grant Chinese human rights activist Guo Feixiong permission to travel to the U.S. to be reunited with his...
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Renowned Chinese Lawyer Tang Jitian Disappears After Years of Standing Up for Falun Gong, Other Persecuted Groups
Tang Jitian, a Chinese human rights attorney, has not been heard from since Dec. 10, according to close friends and family.  The 53-year-old’s whereabouts were last known when he texted friends to tell them he...
North and South Korea Agree ‘In Principle’ to End Korean War Alongside US and China; Seoul Will Not Boycott Beijing Olympics
North and South Korea, along with the U.S. and China, have agreed on a “fundamental and principal level” to officially declare an end to the Korean war after nearly seventy years of strife in the...
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Boarding Schools for Tibet’s Nearly 1 Million Children Erasing Native Language, Culture: NGO Report
A report released by the The Tibet Action Institute (TAI) on Dec. 7 describes how children in Tibet as young as four have been forced into attending a vast boarding school system created by the...
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Rolling Out ‘Full Process Democracy’, Beijing Attempts to Equate Communism With Liberty
News analysis U.S. President Joe Biden’s campaign saw the invitation of over 100 world leaders, civil society and private-sector representatives to his long-touted "Summit for Democracy” held on Dec. 4 and 5. The virtual summit...
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US National Institute of Health Funded Chinese Scientists Linked to Hospital Accused of Organ Harvesting Atrocities: Reports
News analysis Details have emerged surrounding funds provided to Chinese military scientists by the U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH), raising questions about the former's connections to a Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)-affiliated hospital suspected...
Biden: US May Boycott 2022 Beijing Olympics Over Human Rights Concerns
President Joe Biden told reporters on Nov. 18 that the U.S. is considering a diplomatic boycott of next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing over reports of human rights abuse in China.  The President explained while...
Nike’s statement against Xinjiang's forced labor has provoked hatred from the Chinese Communist Party..
No More Human Rights Talk: Beijing Piles Pressure on Nike Regarding Uyghur Forced Labor
The Chinese government has launched a multi-pronged attack on global brand Nike, that involves a massive social media campaign encouraging people to boycott the company’s products. The pressure campaign comes after Nike published a statement...
In the middle of November, 2,000 residents living in the Jiuhua Agricultural Science Demonstration Park in the northwestern outskirts of Beijing Changping District were given sudden notice that their homes would be subject to compulsory demolition, known as chaiqian in Mandarin.
In Forced Demolition of Beijing ‘Agricultural Park,’ Communist Party Fans Old Resentments to Make New Profits
In the middle of November, 2,000, residents living in the Jiuhua Agricultural Science Demonstration Park in the northwestern outskirts of the Chinese capital were given sudden notice that their homes would be subject to compulsory...