China Human Rights

Blatant human rights violations in Shanghai amid Zero-COVID policy exposed via social media

Many leaked videos on social media show President Xi Jinping's enforcers in white medical-isolation gowns beating people up, taking them away, or welding doors and shutting entryways with metal bars.

published on : 5th May 2022

Xi Jinping says China, Egypt hold 'similar visions and strategies'

Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah el-Sissi was one of at least four heads of state who met Xi after attending the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics, seeking closer ties with China.

published on : 5th February 2022

What message did China send by choosing Uyghur torchbearer?

The selection of Dinigeer Yilamujiang for the supreme honor of being a final Olympic torchbearer at the ceremony that opened the Winter Games in Beijing on the night of Feb 4 was a huge surprise.

published on : 5th February 2022

In Beijing, Olympic ideals coexist with authoritarian rule

Olympic organizers have a long history with authoritarian rulers, from Adolf Hitler in the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin to Vladimir Putin and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

published on : 5th February 2022

East Turkistan Government-in-Exile urges ICC to launch investigation into China's human rights abuses

The ETGE in unison with several NGOs and the victims from East Turkistan also urged Turkey to recognize the genocide in East Turkistan.

published on : 3rd February 2022

Column: 'Games must go on' spiel grows weaker by the day

It was China's bad luck to land the Winter Games in what turned out to be the time of COVID. But the hosts turned those Olympic ideals on their heads any number of times since.

published on : 21st January 2022

US plans diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said U.S. athletes will continue to compete and will “have our full support,” but added, “we will not be contributing to the fanfare of the games.”

published on : 7th December 2021

IOC VP: Chinese human rights not a concern before 2022 Games

Human rights groups representing minorities in China, including Uyghurs, Tibetans, and others have been demanding individual countries and broadcasters boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

published on : 14th October 2021

Broadcasters urged to cancel plans to cover Beijing Winter Olympics

An open letter from rights groups representing minorities in China, including Uyghurs, Tibetans, and others said the broadcasters risk "being complicit" in "worsening human rights abuses" in China.

published on : 8th September 2021