Now Missing in China, Lawyer Yu Wensheng Nominated for 2021 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders

Lawyer Yu Wensheng: “This day and age will make you do many things to be able to contribute to democracy. … Someone has to sacrifice to pave the way for those who come afterwards. Since I’ve come this far, there is no going back. I also do not wish to return. [I will] keep moving forward until the Chinese society realizes real democratic freedom. … [If someone needs to be] a pawn in the revolutionary army, then [I will be] a pawn in the revolutionary army….”

Overseas Chinese: Beware of the Chinese Communist Party United Front Work Department

Many Chinese people leave China to escape the communist government, hoping that they will have a better life abroad. But the increasing influence of the CCP is crushing such hopes as the Party is interfering in the lives of these people through the United Front Work Department (UFWD), an organization responsible for outreach to Chinese interest groups and ethnic Chinese individuals living outside the mainland.

Interview: 'The West . . . is Dealing With a Murderous Regime'

Liao Yiwu: On June 4, 1989, they used an old-fashioned method to suppress the protests, sending in more than 200,000 regular troops, tanks, and armored cars to attack civilians. Hong Kong had the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration … and is a cosmopolitan city. But a key factor is terrain. It’s harder to send in large columns of tanks, and it would take far longer to carry out such a massacre in Hong Kong.

Germany Suspends Extradition Pact With Hong Kong

“The decision by the Hong Kong Government to disqualify 12 opposition candidates and to postpone the elections to the Legislative Council represents a further infringement of the rights of Hong Kong’s citizens,” German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Friday.

Twelve Hong Kong Opposition Candidates Disqualified from September Elections

Voice of America Hong Kong authorities have disqualified 12 pro-democracy candidates from running in September’s legislative elections.  The government said Thursday the candidates were barred because they opposed the new national security law imposed on Hong Kong by the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing, as well as advocating for the financial hub’s independence.  The announcement […]

Former Canadian Minister of Justice: Sun Qian’s Case Was “Criminalization of Innocence”

<![CDATA[ Minghui, Ottawa, Canada The Honorable Irwin Cotler, P.C., O.C., O.Q., former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, was interviewed regarding Beijing’s recent eight-year sentence of Canadian Falun Gong practitioner Sun Qian. He called the verdict a classic case of criminalization of innocence and a fundamental assault on China’s own rule of law, […]