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JOINT OPEN LETTER TO HONG KONG SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE

Dear Secretary Cheng, We, a group of 72 international non-governmental organizations and individuals, are writing to call on your government to drop the charge of “inciting unauthorized assembly” against Chow Hang-tung (鄒幸彤) and unconditionally release her. Ms. Chow is a barrister and vice president of the civil society group Hong Kong Alliance, which organizes the annual Victoria Park vigil to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre. Police arrested Chow on June 4, 2021, released her on bail on June 5, but […]

42 Groups Support Swift Action on Uyghur Genocide Resolution in U.S. House of Representatives

UHRP and 41 other human rights advocacy groups today jointly announced their support for swift action on a bipartisan resolution recognizing the Chinese government’s genocide against the Uyghur people. The 42 groups wrote to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to convey their endorsement and support for swift passage. “Uyghurs have called for urgent action at the UN Security Council for the past three years,” said UHRP Executive Director Omer Kanat. “I’m very grateful to Representative McCaul and Foreign Affairs Chairman Meeks […]

A Human Rights Approach to US-China Policy

A Human Rights Approach to US-China Policy A Joint NGO letter to the Biden Administration March 22, 2021 Dear President Biden, On behalf of 24 organizations and individuals devoted to improving respect for human rights in China, we write to urge your administration to make human rights a priority in US-China policy. We understand that the new administration is in the process of reviewing its approach to China, and we note and appreciate remarks from you and other senior officials, […]

Current Situation and Development of Chinese Youth Activists

The development of civil society in China is important for Chinese democratization, and the Chinese youth activists play a crucial role. However, since the Chinese government began to progressively suppress political dissents and reinforce ideological control, these Chinese youth activists have faced increasing difficulties and challenges. How should we understand their difficulties? What are their next steps? What can be done? Please join Dialogue China on June 20 for our monthly event to discuss the topic “Current Situation and development […]

1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre Rally of Remembrance

This June 4th will mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, in which the Chinese Communist Party massacred thousands of innocent student protestors. The People’s Republic of China to this day, censors any mention of the Massacre and refuses to acknowledge it even happened. The regime that ordered those murders is still the same one currently reigning in Beijing, and its human rights abuses continue to this day. Please join us at the US Capitol for a rally […]