Issue 26: The Commission on Human Rights passes a no-action motion, blocking a resolution on China

Last Friday, 22 members of the Commission on Human Rights passed a no-action motion, blocking a US-backed resolution on the situation of human rights in China. Analysis: After extensive consultations, the wording of the draft resolution was extremely moderate, calling on the government of China to, • …

Issue 19: China’s recent widely-reported human rights violations

In the past month, China has committed several widely-reported human rights violations. Xu Wenli, Qin Yongmin, and Wang Yucai were sentenced to 13, 12, and 11 year jail terms respectively, for organizing a democratic party to challenge the Communist Party. As well, Zhang Shanguang received a 10 year sentence for …