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China’s ‘Re-Education Through Labor’ System: A View From Within

March 9, 2013 by admin

(Originally published on Feb 5, 2013 on the TeaLeafNation by Minami Funakoshi)

In 1987, when Taiwanese President Chiang Ching-kuo finally lifted martial law after nearly forty years, Taiwan’s Government Information held its first Taipei International Book Exhibition.

Google Earth exposes North Korea's secret prison camps

February 3, 2013 by admin

(By Julian Ryall, Tokyo 10:19AM GMT 25 Jan 2013)
Human rights activists are turning to Google Earth to identify the vast network of prison camps that dot the North Korean countryside and hold as many as 200,000 people deemed hostile to the regime.

Les droit de l'homme en chine (PDF)

January 8, 2013 by admin

Bulletin Novembre 2012

Harry Wu Testifies at CECC Hearing: "Working Conditions and Worker Rights in China: Recent Developments"

August 15, 2012 by admin

WASHINGTON, DC — Working conditions and worker rights in China are unchanged.

WUC August Newsletter No. 25

August 9, 2012 by admin

Rebiya Kadeer Condemns Cultural Genocide in East turkestan
WUC President Rebiya Kadeer gave an interview with Radio Free Asia on the impacts of government policies in East Turkestan, describing them as amounting to cultural genocide.

WUC Deeply Concerned over Imminent Deportation of Uyghurs in Sweden on World Refugee Day

July 9, 2012 by admin

20 June 2012

Since the inception of the World Refugee Day in 2001 following the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 55/76, the 20 June has stood as a poignant reminder to the international community of the adversity that all refugees face around the world, as well as acting as an important opportunity for all refugees to stand in solidarity with each other in the pursuance of their fundamental human rights.

Notice informs locals of mandatory residence searches in Hotan community; police reserve the right to “use force” to enter homes

June 20, 2012 by admin

June 18, 2012, 4:00 pm EST

An official notice posted on June 7, 2012 in the Gujanbagh [Chinese: Gujiangbage] neighborhood of the predominantly Uyghur city of Hotan, located in the southern part of East Turkestan, informs locals that police will undertake a search of every residence in the neighborhood, at the behest of higher-level authorities.

WUC May Newsletter No. 23

June 20, 2012 by admin

China Steps Up Pressure on Rebiya Kadeer's Sons
Against the backdrop of Japan hosting the World Uyghur Congress's (WUC) 4th General Assembly, China has stepped up efforts to intimidate WUC re-elected President Rebiya Kadeer by targetting two of her sons in East Turkestan, China.

Raid on Hotan religious school reflects brutality of official Chinese policies amid crackdown on religion in East Turkestan

June 13, 2012 by admin

June 6, 2012, 6:45 pm EST

A raid by Chinese police on a religious school in Hotan that led to the injury of 12 Uyghur children reflects the severity with which the Chinese state clamps down on religious activities outside of state control.

WUC Condemns Death of Uyghur Youth in Detention

June 5, 2012 by admin

04 June 2012

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) strongly condemns the abhorrent death of 12 year old Mirzahid whilst in police custody in Korla, East Turkestan. The case is riddled with many violations of fundamental international human rights law, as well as reminiscent of the persecution that Uyghurs face on a day-to-day basis and other deaths in detention of minors, such as that of Noor-ul-Islam Shebaz in November 2011.

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