January 20, 2011

Human rights in China

Human rights groups have been critical of Chin...Image via WikipediaHuman rights groups have been critical of China's treatment of religious and press freedoms.

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  • Report on China's 'Jasmine Revolution'? Not if you want your visa. - "China's crackdown on foreign journalists inside the country is part of a series of harsh measures seeking to ensure that popular movements aimed at overthrowing autocratic regimes in the Middle East do not spread to China." - The Christian Science Monitor - March 3, 2011
  • Chinese Scholar in Jail for Leaking Info on Kim Jong-il's Health - "Jin Xide, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences' Institute of Japanese Studies, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for leaking information about North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's health to South Korean and Japanese intelligence agencies, the BBC reported Friday." - The Chosun Ilbo - March 1, 2011
  • "Authorities in China's restive Xinjiang will install tens of thousands of security cameras in the regional capital Urumqi, which was rocked by deadly ethnic riots in 2009..." - AsiaOneNews - Jan 25, 2011
  • Rights Activists Say China's Gender Ratio Contributes to Human Trafficking - "Human rights activists say women and children in China and surrounding countries are bought and sold in China. They are victims of either forced labor or sexual exploitation. Some women and girls are also forced into marriages." - VOA - Jan 24, 2011
  • China makes ultimate punishment mobile - "The country that executed more than four times as many convicts as the rest of the world combined last year is slowly phasing out public executions by firing squad in favor of lethal injections....China's critics contend that the transition from firing squads to injections in death vans facilitates an illegal trade in prisoners' organs." - USA Today - June 15, 2006

  • * China: Human Rights Violation - "For the past 10 years, chinese Falun-Gong (Falun Dafa) practitoners are being persecuted, imprisoned and tortured to death by the chinese communist party..." - posted Sept 5, 2009 - 7:29

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