Italy did join Belt and Road, but Xi’s visit to Italy was not as smooth and successful as some claimed.
In the debate about the very soft UPR report, NGOs say they are not happy. Some insist on religious persecution.
The troika including Saudi Arabia, Kenya, and Hungary delivers a document that simply lists the opinion of different countries on human rights in China, without taking any position.
Annual U.S. Report on Human Rights singles out China as worst violator, denounces torture against Uyghurs, Falun Gong and The Church of Almighty God.
A popular Taiwanese video game was banned in China because of another joke about Xi Jinping looking like Winnie the Pooh.
As a follow-up to the 2018 Washington DC Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, an event inaugurated by Taiwan’s President denounces persecution in China.
Serikzhan Bilash, the leader of the NGO Atajurt, denounced the mistreatment and torture of 10,000 ethnic Kazakhs in the “transformation through education” camps.
A priest in Hebei who urged Chinese Communist Party to arrest his (underground) bishop was punished by his diocese with the approval of the Holy See.
No refugee of The Church of Almighty God has been granted asylum in Japan, a country with a very restrictive policy on refugees in general. The situation has been discussed at the United Nations
Kazakhstan is becoming the epicenter of a dramatic confrontation between Muslim activists, human rights defenders, and Chinese blackmail-style diplomacy.