Led by Britain, 23 countries denounce mass detention of Uyghurs. China mobilizes its usual Axis of Shame to react. Sadly, a few European Countries, including Italy, did not sign the critical document.
International Day of Peace at the UN in Geneva: How Persecuted New Religions Work for World Harmony and Justice
A roundtable featured, with many others, CESNUR and The Church of Almighty God.
A detailed UNPO report documents how Beijing (and other illiberal regimes) is preventing – legally and illegally – the voice of the persecuted from being heard internationally.
At the United Nations, 22 countries sign a letter condemning the CCP transformations through education camps, 37 answers praising China’s “remarkable achievements” in human rights.
In the debate about the very soft UPR report, NGOs say they are not happy. Some insist on religious persecution.
Oral statement of Ms Christine Mirre, of the accredited NGO CAP-LC, at the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, 13 March 2019.
Diplomats, media, NGOs, Religions gathered in Geneva to celebrate the Universal Declaration. Bitter Winter was there, to bear witness about the struggle for human rights in China.
The Universal Periodic Review of the state of human rights in China at the United Nations saw several major countries publicly denounce the CCP and a major demonstration in front of the Palais des Nations, with Muslim Uyghurs, Tibetan Buddhists, members of The Church of Almighty God, and Bitter Winter, united in exposing the Chinese persecution of all religions.
Every five years, all countries should submit to a review of their human rights record by the United Nations. China’s review is November 6, next and the first report highlights its egregious violations of religious liberty.