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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China's record on human rights under UN scrutiny for first time since Xi Jinping came to power

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:53am by Reuters, AFP

    ... to hold Beijing to account. Yesterday's session in Geneva was the first time that Beijing's human rights record under President Xi Jinping had come under international scrutiny. Special ... of people accused of online "rumour-mongering". "Xi Jinping has definitely taken the country backwards on human rights," rights lawyer Mo Shaoping said in Beijing. "Look ...

  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife makes plea for jailed activist Yang Maodong to Xi

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... of a recently detained human rights activist issued an open letter to President Xi Jinping calling for the release of her husband and the implementation of the constitution. Zhang Qing, wife of legal ... are in despair," said Zhang, who said that her daughter was also shocked by Yang's detention. "Mr Xi Jinping, you also have a daughter. Could you please tell me how I should talk to and comfort ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Forced to go five-star: How China sends dissidents on all-expenses paid trips to keep them quiet

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... regularly exceeding Beijing’s declared military outlays. It has built a vast “stability maintenance” apparatus and President Xi Jinping has sought to further stifle dissent since his 2012 ascension ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing court upholds guilty verdict against rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 01:09pm by Angela Meng

    ... that 'hunting tigers' and 'swatting flies' are just facades," said Liu Weiguo, a human rights lawyer, referring to the slogan that President Xi Jinping used for his anti-graft campaign. "They aren't listening, nor are they giving people what they really want." Xu and his many supporters had expressed hope that Xi, who has made cracking down on corruption ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China human rights to come under scrutiny at UN review

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 09:58am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing China’s human rights record under President Xi Jinping will come under formal international scrutiny on Tuesday for the first time since he took power, with the main UN ... their wealth as well as scores of people accused of online ‘rumour-mongering”. “Xi Jinping has definitely taken the country backwards on human rights,” prominent rights lawyer Mo Shaoping said. Xi ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China rebuffs US calls for release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 11:17am by AFP

    ... Liu as time passes and the spotlight fades. A lawyer for the Nobel laureate said last month that he will appeal the conviction. In a rare statement, Liu Xia in June appealed to President Xi Jinping to choose “justice” over “merciless oppression.” ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of China's jailed Nobel winner pleads for eased house arrest

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Xiaobo’s lawyer announced he would appeal the dissident’s conviction at the request of Liu Xia. In June this year Liu Xia addressed an appeal to President Xi Jinping, saying: “What we should see ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US and family urge Beijing to free activist Yang Maodong

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 10:16am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... my dad to have the freedom that he works so hard to achieve for others.” Rights groups have reported a rise in detentions of political activists since President Xi Jinping took office ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of detained Uygur academic fears 'stronger measures' from Beijing

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 09:35am by AFP

    ... details were provided. The United States frequently chides China for the detention of activists, a clampdown that rights groups say has accelerated since President Xi Jinping assumed power a year ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Another activist detained, US group says

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 07:25pm by AFP

    ... continued repression of human-rights activists by Chinese authorities", Chinese Human Rights Defenders said. Rights groups have reported a crackdown on political activists since President Xi Jinping was formally appointed in March. At least 24 activists have been detained since late that month, the Chinese Human Rights Defenders group said in a statement in July. Another ...




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