China Human Rights

Prime Minister Must Draw Line on Tibet

Tibetans monks hold placards during a protest rally in New Delhi on January 31, 2013. The Chinese regime has deployed a new surveillance system, which will make it more difficult for Tibetans to escape to Nepal. (Raveendran/AFP/Getty Images)
Tibetans monks hold placards during a protest rally in New Delhi on January 31, 2013. The Chinese regime has deployed a new surveillance system, which will make it more difficult for Tibetans to escape to Nepal. (Raveendran/AFP/Getty Images)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat with his team this week to explore the best strategy forward with China as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Canada...

  • (2nd L-2nd R) Chinese human rights lawyers Zhang Zanning, Chang Boyang, Yu Wensheng, and Zhang Keke pose with the mothers of Falun Gong practitioners Zhou Xiangyang and Li Shanshan outside Tianjin Dongli People’s Court in China on Sept. 13, 2016. (Epoch Times)

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  • David Matas testifies at a U.S. Congressional hearing on organ harvesting. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

    Trudeau Must Address Forced Organ Harvesting With Chinese Premier, Says Renowned Human Rights Lawyer

    When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, he must address forced organ harvesting in China, says international human rights... Read more

  • Dr. Annika Tibell, chief physician at the New Karolinska Hospital Project in Sweden. (Karolinska Institutet)

    Prominent Transplant Ethicist Supports Investigation Into Organ Sourcing in China

    STOCKHOLM—Dr. Annika Tibell is one of the world’s most respected voices in the ethics of organ transplantation. Currently Chief Physician for the New Karolinska Hospital... Read more

  • A re-enactment shows the torture method of being wrapped up in tape (

    65-Year-Old Chinese Woman Suffers ‘Inhumane Torture’ in Prison

    A 65-year-old woman said she was sentenced to five years in a Chinese prison, where she suffered “inhumane torture,” for following a type of meditation... Read more

  • (L-R) Lawyers Zhang Zanning, Chang Bayang, Yu Wensheng, and Zhang Keke outside Tianjin Dongli People’s Court in China on Sept. 13, 2016. (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Human Rights Lawyers Defend Teachings, Practitioners of Falun Gong in Court

    When Zhou Xiangyang and Li Shanshan, both practitioners of Falun Gong persecuted for their beliefs, were last time in court on December 2015, the judge barred their... Read more

  • Lin Zuluan chief of Wukan Village in the city of Lufeng, southern China, on March 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    China Expels Journalists From Fishing Village Under Siege

    BEIJING—Journalists were attacked and forced out of the fishing village where China has suppressed new protests five years after the village received international attention for... Read more

  • The Tianjin First Central Hospital. (

    Letter from Former Insider at Chinese Hospital Reports Detail About Organ Harvesting

    A foreign patient receives a life-extending organ transplant in a Chinese hospital. Feeling grateful, he asks a hospital staff member who the donor was so... Read more

  • Village leader Lin Zulian delivered a speech at a rally over illegal land grabs in Wukan, Guangdong Province, on December 21, 2011. Lin was sentenced on Sep. 8 on charge of corruption after three months of detention, and villagers have been protesting for his release since his arrest. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    In China, Villagers Protest Trial as Their Chief Is Sentenced For Bribery

    The democratically elected village chief of Wukan was sentenced to over three years in prison on Sep. 8, amidst protests from villagers. The Chinese coastal... Read more

  • A still from the film "Bleeding Edge," shows Chen Jing, played by Anastasia Lin, imprisoned in China for her belief in Falun Gong. The film from Peabody Award-winning director Leon Lee premiers at the Palm Beach International Film Festival on April 11. (Courtesy of Floating Cloud Productions)

    Film Challenging China’s Organ Harvesting Premieres in U.K.

    LONDON—Chinese-born Canadian actress Anastasia Lin is high on China’s most-wanted list. After being crowned Miss World Canada in 2015, instead of pursuing a glamorous life... Read more

  • Bai Gendi. The image on the right shows her in a hospital after she was taken there by guards (Minghui)

    65-Year-Old Woman Suffers Cracked Skull After ‘Beatings’ From Guards, Family Says

    An elderly Chinese woman allegedly suffered severe injuries at the hands of prison guards late last month, leaving her “unconsciousness and vomiting,” along with a... Read more

  • A supporter wearing a shirt imprinted with Hu Shigen in a court hearing on Aug. 3, 2016. Hu, a human rights advocate, was sentenced to seven years in prison for subverting state power. (via VOA)

    Chinese Citizens Turn to Crowdfunding in Support of Jailed Democracy Activist

    In response to the jailing of a prominent Chinese democracy activist, Chinese citizens have stepped forward by donating their money. On Aug. 3 the Tianjin... Read more

  • Hongyan Lu at a press conference in Ottawa. Asks Prime Minister Trudeau to get her mother released from prison in China./Pam McLennan/Epoch Times

    Falun Gong Seeks Trudeau’s Help as PM Prepares for China Trip

    OTTAWA—Falun Gong practitioners delivered to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office on Aug. 26 over 120,000 signatures gathered from across Canada calling on him to help... Read more

  • LegCo member Leung Kwok-hung, chief editor of the Chinese edition of Epoch Times Hong Kong Guo Jun, WOIPFG spokesperson Wang Zhiyuan, Malaysian nephrologist Dr. Ahmed Ghazali, and organ transplant abuse investigator David Kilgour. (Sun Mingguo/Epoch Times)

    Rebel Transplant Conference Held in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—On the penultimate day of The Transplantation Society’s premier industry congress at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Center, a smaller conference with a... Read more

  • Jeremy Chapman and Philip O’Connell, former and current presidents of The Transplantation Society, and Jose Nunez of the World Health Organization, at a press conference in Hong Kong on Aug. 19, 2016. Chapman and O’Connell criticized transplant abuse in China and raised doubts about long-promised reform. (Sun Mingguo/Epoch Times)

    Acrimony Mars Transplant Conference in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—What was supposed to be a celebration of organ transplant reform in China has descended into contention and conflict. After Chinese authorities promised to... Read more

  • (L) Dr. Philip O'Connell who is the current president of The Transplantation Society. (University of Sydney) (R) Dr. Jeremy Chapman, former president of The Transplantation Society. (

    International Transplant Leaders’ Undisclosed Ties to China Raise Ethical Questions

    HONG KONG—Two key leaders in international organ transplantation have for several years been involved in an undisclosed, cooperative relationship with Chinese transplantation centers, raising questions... Read more

  • Wang Zhiwen with his daughter, Danielle Wang, in Beijing. (Courtesy of Danielle Wang)

    Longtime Prisoner of Conscience Recounts Attempt at Family Reunion

    Editor’s note:  Wang Zhiwen is a practitioner of the spiritual discipline Falun Gong, and served as a coordinator for the practice in Beijing. On July... Read more

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