China: China says it has detained Taiwanese activist missing since 19 March

China says it has detained a Taiwanese NGO worker and human rights activist on suspicion of endangering national security, amid worsening relations between Beijing and Taipei and an ongoing crackdown on civil society. Lee Ming-cheh, a volunteer for the Taiwan Association for Human Rights , disappeared on 19 March after crossing into China from the semi-autonomous city of Macau. His […]

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China: YARPTI condemns Jail of two rights activists for online posts

Chinese authorities’ continue to violate human rights as two supporters of Hong Kong’s 2014 pro-democracy protests became the latest to be convicted. A court in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Friday sentenced two rights activists to jail for subversion for using the internet and social media to “attack the socialist system.” Su Changlan, who has campaigned for the […]

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