Congress Holds Hearing to Mark 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

JOAN CHANG | EPOCH TIMES WASHINGTON—While the Chinese regime has been trying to erase the history of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protest and massacre, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said at a Congressional hearing, the peaceful protestors’ names “are remembered and their sacrifices are recognized. Their sacrifice is not just for them personally but sacrifices for democracy […]

US House Bill Proposes Measures to Counter China’s Political Influence in America

FRANK FANG | EPOCH TIMES U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) has introduced legislation to tackle China’s harmful political influence in the United States.  “Beijing’s influence operations are sophisticated and threatening. They include efforts to coerce and corrupt U.S. interests, institutions and individuals while fostering attitudes and outcomes favorable to the Chinese Communist Party,” Smith said […]

China’s Rights Activists Face Torture, Detention, ‘Disappearance’: Report

Tam Siu-yin and Shi Shan | Radio Free Asia China’s human rights activists continue to speak out on behalf of victims of the ruling Chinese Communist Party’s abuses of power, despite the threat of arbitrary detention, torture, and forced ‘disappearance,’ an overseas rights group said on Thursday. “2018 was another year of harsh reprisals against […]

US Lawmakers Want Next Winter Olympics Shifted From China

James Burke  |  Vision Times Two high-profile U.S. lawmakers have called for the next Winter Olympics, scheduled to be held in China, to be reassigned due to ongoing human rights abuses being committed by the Chinese communist regime, especially the large-scale ongoing crackdown on the Uyghur ethnic minority. Senator Marco Rubio and Representative Chris Smith […]

Uyghur Children Separated From Parents, Held in ‘Little Angels Schools’ in Xinjiang

Shohret Hoshur  |  Radio Free Asia Nearly 3,000 children from an Uyghur-populated county in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR)  whose parents have been taken to political re-education camps are being held in so-called Little Angel Schools, where they take classes, Uyghur sources said. Beginning in April 2017, Uyghurs accused of harboring “strongly religious” […]

VOA Reporters Freed After Hours-long Detention by Chinese Authorities

Haiyang Zhang  |  Voice of America Chinese authorities detained a Voice of America Mandarin Service correspondent and a multimedia journalist working for VOA for at least six hours Monday evening. The two journalists were taken into custody as they attempted to interview a retired Chinese professor who was taken away by police during a live […]

Liu Xia Stays Home ‘to Protect Brother’ on Anniversary of Husband’s Death

Wen Yuqing and Yang Fa  |  Radio Free Asia Liu Xia, the widow of late Nobel peace laureate and prisoner of conscience Liu Xiaobo, won’t be attending any public memorials for her husband in Germany, possibly out of fear for her brother who remains in China, fellow activists told RFA. Liu, who arrived in Germany […]

New U.S. House Resolution Introduced to Expresse Solidarity with the Tuidang Movement

New U.S. House Resolution Introduced to Expresse Solidarity with the Tuidang Movement

Li Jingfei  | Dana Rohrabacher, a member of the U.S House of Representatives from California, introduced H.Res.932 on June 8, 2018. The resolution expresses solidarity with the Tuidang Movement, which encourages individuals to renounce the oaths they made to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its affiliated organizations. It also calls for an immediate end to […]

Nearly Half of Xinjiang Village’s Residents Sent to ‘Political Re-Education Camps’: Official

Shohret Hoshur  |  Radio Free Asia Authorities in Qaraqash (in Chinese, Moyu) county, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), have detained nearly half of the population of a village in “political re-education camps,” according to a local official. Beginning in April 2017, Uyghurs accused of harboring “strong religious views” and “politically incorrect” views […]