China Human Rights

  • President Bush And Chinese Premier Hu Jintao Meet At White House

    Statement by the Epoch Times on the Events at the White House

    At the welcoming ceremony for Chinese Communist Party leader Hu Jintao on the south lawn of the White House on Thursday morning, Dr. Wenyi Wang... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners reenact a scene of organ-harvesting in a parade in New York City (The Epoch Times)

    Source Reveals Other Chinese Concentration Camps

    This report is a compilation of information provided by an individual who identifies himself as a veteran military doctor in Shenyang military zone in Shenyang,... Read more

  • (Jeff Nenarella/Epoch Times)

    Insider Reveals All at Sujiatun Are Falun Gong Practitioners

    The Epoch Times has conducted another interview with the witness who came forward several days ago to reveal details regarding the Sujiatun concentration camp in Northeast... Read more

  • Human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng is seen in his former office in Beijing in a Nov. 2, 2005, file photo. (Verna Yu/AFP/Getty Images)

    Celebrated Chinese Lawyer Quits Chinese Communist Party

    Gao Zhisheng has been praised as “the conscience of Chinese lawyers” and “a great hero.” China’s Ministry of Justice rated him one of China’s top... Read more

  • Special Rapporteur on Torture, Manfred Nowak, addresses delegates at the 61st session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights last April in Geneva. Nowak recently completed his long-awaited fact-finding mission to China with a scathing press statement. (Jan Jekielek/The Epoch Times)

    Torture in China: U.N. Findings Oppose Official Accounts

    News Analysis A mere eight months ago at a the United Nations Commission on Human Rights meetings, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials declared that China’s... Read more

  • Letter to Heads of State Echoes Around the World

    Gao Zhisheng: “My regards and deepest gratitude to all my concerned friends! Please convey my sincere thanks to them. Their support strengthens my soul and... Read more

  • Chinese Villagers’ Lawful Election Meets Crackdown

    A rural Village Committee election that began in late July in Taishi, a small village in Guangdong Province, has resulted in a continuing conflict with... Read more

  • Christian Businessman in Xinjiang Tortured and Hospitalized

    On the morning of September 28, Mr. Tong Qimiao, a 45-year-old businessman from Zhejiang Province, was questioned by the state security agents of Kashgar. Since... Read more

  • Petitioners broke out of an extralegal so-called black jail in Beijing on Jan. 31, 2013. In this file photo, petitioners Ms. Chen Bixiang (L) and Ms. Yu Hong (R) lean out of windows during their detention at a Beijing black jail in Jan. 2012. (Courtesy of a anonymous source in China)

    China Remains Biggest Prison for Journalists

    Journalist: According to the 2004 annual report of Reporters without Borders, China is the largest prison for journalists, what is your current assessment of freedom... Read more

  • Li Weixun, 58, gained refugee status to the U.S. through the joint efforts of the U.S. government, her family, and the United Nations Human Rights Commission. The Epoch Times

    Chinese Refugee Arrives in the U.S.

    Li Weixun, 48, arrived at Baltimore/Washington International Airport on Sept. 19 on refugee status, leaving behind a hard life in Thailand after fleeing from persecution... Read more

  • Jail Sentence for Online Writer, the Third This Year

    New York—The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction of freelance journalist Zheng Yichun, the third Internet journalist this year to be sentenced to... Read more

  • Paramilitary policemen stand in front of the skyline of the Lujiazui Financial District in Pudong in smog in Shanghai. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Shanghai Police Are Arresting Dissident Appealers

    Washington — Human rights organizations report that the police in Shanghai have recently arrested large numbers of citizens who go to the government appeals office... Read more

  • This picture taken on January 22, 2013 shows a thermal power plant discharging heavy smog into the air in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin province. China has cleaned up its air before but experts say that if it wants to avoid the kind of smog that choked the country this week, it must overhaul an economy fuelled by heavily polluting coal and car use. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Bans Media From Zhejiang Environmental Protest

    HONG KONG—Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang succeeded in preventing any first-hand media coverage of an environmental protest in which thousands of villagers... Read more

  • Ms. Gao Rongrong was a 37-year-old accountant tortured to death by Chinese authorities. (

    Gao Rongrong Tells Story of Torture on Video Before Her Death

    Gao Rongrong, a former staff member of the Luxun Institute of Fine Arts in Shenyang City, suffered tremendously from torture by the CCP, and died... Read more

  • The publication of the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party triggers a tidal wave of Chinese people quitting the Chinese Communist Party. Currently more than 100 thousand people quit the CCP every day. (Dai Bing/Epoch Times)

    Renowned Democratic Activist Publicly Resigns from the CCP

    Chen Xi, a renowned democratic activist in China, was released on May 26, 2005 after serving 10 years in prison. On the day of his release,... Read more

  • Chinese riot police show off their skills at a demonstration in Xian, central China's Shaanxi province 13 July 2005. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Dozens Injured as Police and Farmers Clash in China

    BEIJING – About 2,000 disgruntled farmers have clashed with hundreds of policemen in China’s northern region of Inner Mongolia in a land dispute that injured... Read more

  • Taiwanese Falun Gong practitioners lined up to form a meditating figure and held activities in April 26 at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei to protest against the persecution of Falun gong in mainland China. (Chen Baizhou/Epoch Times)

    Torture Death Sparks Reactions in New York, World

    NEW YORK–The emergency-room death of Gao Rongrong was neither accidental nor unnoticed. Four days after she died, Chinese embassies around the world were the sites... Read more

  • A Chinese police officer stands guard at Tiananmen Square during fog on January 1, 2005 in Beijing, China. (Cancan Chu/Getty Images)

    Beijing Leads the Rest of China in CCP Withdrawals

    In the current wave of over 2 million resignations from the Chinese Communist Party and its organizations, Beijing leads the rest of the nation. A... Read more

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