American families of missing Uighurs speak out at DC event

World 02/25/19, 01:14

Nearly two years after the Chinese government began to detain members of Muslim minority groups in western China, a growing number of family members abroad are refusing to remain silent. On Sunday, about three dozen relatives of some of the 1 million Uighurs, Kazakhs and others being held without charge spoke ...

In DC, revealing the long reach of Chinese censorship

China 02/07/19, 20:24

A protest outside an embassy in Washington on Thursday highlighted how far the Chinese regime can go in suppressing free speech. The protest did not take place at the Chinese Embassy, but instead at the embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand. The Sound of Hope (SOH) radio network held a press conference ...

Trump administration urges China to release high-profile human rights lawyer

China 01/31/19, 14:35

The Trump administration recently expressed concerns over the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) sentencing of a human rights lawyer who is well-known for defending oppressed faith believers in China. In a statement released Jan. 29 the U.S. State Department expressed its "deep concern" over the sentencing of Wang Quanzhang to a four-and-a-half-year prison term ...

Swiss City Bans Real Human Bodies Exhibit

China 01/10/19, 01:08

Amid Concerns the bodies are from Chinese prisoners and members of the Falun Gong Group. The controversial “Real Human Bodies” exhibit will not be showcased at the Beaulieu Palace in Lausanne, as scheduled for October 19-21. The City of Lausanne has decided to ban the exhibition over concerns that the preserved ...

US reviews report of imports from forced labor in China camp

World 12/19/18, 05:05

The U.S. government said Tuesday that it is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese internment camp where ethnic minorities are sewing clothes that have been shipped to the U.S. market. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that reporting by The Associated Press and other media "for ...

US sportswear traced to factory in China’s internment camps

China 12/17/18, 13:14

Barbed wire and hundreds of cameras ring a massive compound of more than 30 dormitories, schools, warehouses and workshops in China's far west. Dozens of armed officers and a growling Doberman stand guard outside. Behind locked gates, men and women are sewing sportswear that can end up on U.S. college campuses ...

Call to End Sister City Ties Over ‘Forced Organ Harvesting’

China 11/21/18, 13:24

Campaigners urges Mayor to address human rights violation and de-twin from Chinese city. Human rights advocates are asking Mayor Marvin Rees to sever Bristol’s twin city ties with Chinese city of Guangzhou over its alleged connection with forced organ harvesting.   Straddling the River Avon in the southwest of England, U.K., Bristol ...

Australia doubts Chinese regime’s forced organ harvesting Program

China 11/04/18, 05:40

Australia is unconvinced over the Chinese Communist regime’s move for an opt-in process or a voluntary donor system for organ harvesting from executed prisoners on death row. At a Senate committee hearing, Australian Liberal Party member, Eric Abetz, was quoted saying, "So these people have just kindly said to the ...

Confucius Institute and China’s Silent Invasion

China 10/12/18, 05:23

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) ambition of being dominant in the modern world is not something secret. It has been shaping its global strategies for many years now. In President Xi Jinping’s plan of the ‘China Dream’, Confucius Institute (CI) plays a vital role to strengthen CCP’s control over educational ...

Empty places at the table: Uighur children missing in China

China 09/20/18, 21:45

Chinese authorities are placing the children of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities into dozens of state-run orphanages across the far western Xinjiang region, as around 1 million adults in their families are sent to internment camps.The orphanages are only the latest example of Beijing's efforts to systematically distance young Muslims ...

China distances children from families to subdue Muslim west

China 09/20/18, 21:11

As tens of thousands of Uighur families have been swept up in Chinese President Xi Jinping's campaign to subdue the sometimes restive Xinjiang, there is evidence that the children of detainees and exiles are being placed into dozens of childcare facilities across the far west region.In this Aug. 20, 2018, ...

‘Letter from Masanjia’ moves Ottawa audience to tears

China 09/16/18, 08:21

Documentary tells story of courageous SOS letter-writer exposing horror behind products produced by forced labour in the Chinese prison system. The award-winning documentary “Letter from Masanjia” moved viewers to tears at Bytowne Cinema on Sept. 3. A true story that changed history in China, it tells of a man’s extraordinary courage ...