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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Saturday raised concerns that China’s counter-terrorism measures in the province of Xinjiang may violate human rights and publicly called on the country to review these measures, which some have said target the country’s Uyghur minority. Bachelet’s statement follows her visit to Xinjiang amid new accusations of state [...]

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It’s been one full year since Myanmar has come once again under military rule. Since the February 1, 2021 coup, the poverty-stricken Southeast Asian nation has attracted international media attention, but for the wrong reasons. The country, with a 60 million population of varied ethnicities, continues to witness public protests against the junta, counter military [...]

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We all recall the famous photo in 1938 of the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain stepping off his plane holding up an agreement with Adolf Hitler that averted a possible conflict with Germany. He gave away the Sudetenland and the political independence of Czechoslovakia to do so. Chamberlain proudly declared “peace in our time.” [...]

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As we come closer to the opening of the Winter Olympiad in Beijing, China, a peoples in Western China is being destroyed “in whole or in part.” The world will assemble in the name of sport ignoring what is happening a few hundred miles away. It is a state-sponsored genocide by the very nation that [...]

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The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed an Act to impose limitations on Confucius Institutes situated on college campuses. The Confucius Act, sponsored by Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana, governs cultural organizations “directly or indirectly” funded by the Chinese government. Confucius Institutes hold cultural events, teach Chinese, and sponsor trips to China on college campuses. [...]

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian announced Wednesday that China would impose visa restrictions on US personnel “behaving badly” on Tibet-related issues. The announcement followed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Tuesday announcement that visa restrictions on certain Chinese officials would be imposed under the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018, for the lack [...]

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The China Tribunal, an independent group looking into whether the government of China harvests organs from prisoners, released a final report claiming that the Chinese government has been harvesting prisoners’ organs. The tribunal investigated multiple allegations that political prisoners, including members of Falun Gong, Tibetans, Uyghurs, and House Christians, were forced to donate organs. According [...]

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