Analysts: Extradition Treaty Between Turkey, China Endangers Uyghur Refugees

Ekrem told VOA the extradition treaty tilts largely in favor of China, where capital punishment is applied. He said Uyghur refugees who are at risk of a death sentence if they return to China are particularly made vulnerable by the treaty, which makes no stipulation that those who are facing the death penalty there cannot be extradited.

RSF Report: “China’s Pursuit of a New World Media Order”

China, ranked 177 out of 180 in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), is expanding its hold beyond its borders to impose its “ideologically correct” vocabulary, to deter any criticism of itself and to cover up the darker chapters in its history.

Hong Kong District Councillor Series: Leticia Wong Says She Will Do the Most She Can Amid Fears of Ousting and Arrests Targeting Democrats

Many see the November 2019 polls, in which democrats took control of 17 out of 18 councils, as Hong Kong’s last democratic elections after higher-level Legislative Council elections scheduled for September this year were postponed for at least 12 months. Last month, four opposition LegCo members were ousted for alleged disloyalty and 15 more resigned in sympathy.

Benedict Rogers’ Christmas Letters to Xi Jinping and His Victims

It is in that spirit that I had intended to hold a 12-hour vigil and protest outside the Chinese Communist Party regime’s embassy in London on Christmas Eve. I had planned it with the theme of the “12 Days of Christmas” in mind – 12 hours of protest, with 12 demands. I had intended to sit outside your embassy in a cage, and I know others, including Uyghurs, Tibetans, Falun Gong practitioners and Hong Kongers had planned to join me at different times.

Harvard Chinese Scholar Pleads Guilty to Stealing Biological Samples

According to court documents, officers at Boston Airport Customs had marked Zheng as a high-risk person for smuggling biological materials. In December 2019, before he boarded a Chinese flight from Boston’s Logan International Airport to Beijing, Zheng was seized by customs officials with medical research samples in his suitcase.