A seminar of scholars and politicians in the European Parliament loses an excellent opportunity to put respect for human rights at the top of priorities.
For the first time, a prisoner of The Church of Almighty God detained in China is “adopted” by the bipartisan Lantos Commission of the US Congress.
The famous human rights lawyer who defended Falun Gong practitioners has been sentenced to 4,5 years in jail. Beijing arrogantly treads on the law again.
A major three-partisan conference on religious freedom in China held at the European Parliament urged international institutions to wake up in the face of CCP brutality.
Mr. Marco Respinti, Director-in-Charge of Bitter Winter delivered a slightly shortened version of the following text during the seminar Freedom of Religion in China, organized at the European Parliament in Brussels by Mr. Bastiaan Belder, Dutch representative for the European Conservative and Reformists Group (ECR), Mr. Christian Dan Preda, Romanian representative for the European People’s Party (EPP), and Mr. Josef Weidenholser, Austrian representative for the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D).
In 2019, the world celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Protest of 1989. Few however realize that what happened then determined the fate of religion in China in the next 30 year.
That very day her sister and aunt disappeared. It was six days after the renowned Uyghur activist denounced the disappearance of many others – some of them babies.
Accused of espionage and subversion, at least 45 contributors were arrested and interrogated; the reporter who filmed a secret camp in Xinjiang “disappeared” after the arrest.
Fearing international inspectors seeking human rights abuses in Xinjiang, authorities adopt strict methods to conceal activities and to intimidate families into silence.
On Monday evening, members of The Church of Almighty God took part in a peaceful demonstration on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to remind the world that faith is not a crime.